A treasure for digital archive TROVE

The national resource, (much loved by family historians) will get $33m over four years in the Budget

The money will go to administering agency the National Library. Home Affairs minister Katy Gallagher, signalled cash was coming in the Senate last week.

Question is what is coming for all the other federal GLAM agencies Minister Gallagher mentioned (CMM March 30). On the basis of what she told ABC Radio in Canberra yesterday – money.

She specifically cited needed repairs at the National Gallery, National Library and Questacon.

“In a way Canberra is the custodian of the national story and our national history. But it’s there for everybody,” she said.