The role of archives

The role of the archives and records office is to collect, preserve and manage the records generated by the successive bishops and archbishops of Adelaide and their associated parishes, diocesan offices and agencies.

We are responsible for managing the current and non-current records of the Archbishop’s office and work to assist the archdiocese fulfil its administrative, legal and canonical requirements in relation to recordkeeping practices and processes.

We provide advice and support for best practice management of church records and have developed policies and guidelines to support the record keeping responsibilities of diocesan and parish staff.

The archives and records services office is located on the first floor of the Diocesan Centre, 39 Wakefield St, Adelaide SA