On 1 January 2018 I undertook the latest annual harvest of files with the access status of ‘closed’ in the National Archives of Australia.
I live tweeted the preliminary analysis on New Year’s Day. You can follow the unfolding story captured on Wakelet:
Since then I’ve published an updated and slightly more coherent version in Inside Story:
- Tim Sherratt, ‘Withheld, pending advice’, Inside Story, 2 February 2018, http://insidestory.org.au/withheld-pending-advice/
A CSV file containing details of records closed in 2017 is available on Figshare (there are similar files for 2015 and 2016):
- Tim Sherratt, ‘Files in the National Archives of Australia Withheld from Public Access in 2017’, figshare, 18 February 2018, https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5900125.v1.
There are various other slices of the data available in the closed_access GitHub repository, such as: