Issue Details: First known date: 1953... 1953 UNSW Students' Union/Student Guild
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Type of Media

publications, newsletters, audio visual

Access for Researchers

By appointment only.

Content Summary

The Students' Union/Student Guild - publications, reports etc, Tharunka (1953-2006; 2007-). Tharunka is a university publication produced under the auspices of the Student Union, Student Guild and Arc (the current UNSW student association that took over the production of Tharunka in 2007). Each item is a typed, bound volume, which contains student produced articles about the university as well as wider political, social and cultural issues.

The UNSW Archives also holds items relating to:

Amateur Radio Society - There is no overall finding aid/listing for the Amateur Radio Society as there is not a large volume of material. However the Archive holds a mix of correspondence and newsletters from the Society (1973-1992).

Administrative Histories of:

Division of Postgraduate and Extension Studies, which ran the University's radio and TV courses.

CCTV Unit (1962-82)/Audio Visual Unit (1982-) - responsible for the production of TV, video and film within UNSW

Opunka Film Group (1962-95) - A student group that screened films within the university and also occasionally produced their own films.


Researchers are encouraged to contact UNSW Archives to discuss material they hold on a particular group in more detail.


UNSW Student Guild, Tharunka, Amateur Radio Society, Opunka Film Group, publications, TV, radio

Contact Name

Karin Brennan (University Archivist)


Level 1, University Library Building, Kensington Campus, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Phone and Fax

Ph: +61 2 9385 2908 Fax: +61 2 9385 1228


Website Link 1

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Affiliation Notes

  • This record is included in AustLit because it forms part of the Media Archives Project. AustLit does not comprehensively cover Australian Archives.

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