The Fairfax Media Business Archive is not only made up of records relating to the business of the company. Fairfax archivists also collected material to add to the archives, items which they considered would contribute to the memory and understanding of the company.
Growing up in a small, isolated, rural town without access to a library, gallery or museum and later teaching in a similar environment I have long been conscious of the very real disadvantage faced by children in regional communities. FAR Out! was conceived to address this disadvantage and assist primary teachers introducing a new syllabus for History.