Home | Contact | Privacy

direction to
Australia's free
genealogy information

Australian genealogical databases, web sites and indexing projects

SEARCH RESULTS

ACT = Australian Capital Territory | NSW = New South Wales | QLD = Queensland | NT = Northern Territory |
SA = South Australia | TAS = Tasmania | VIC = Victoria | WA = Western Australia


Name
State
Category
Description
Letters of a Nation
National
post & telephone
200 years of postal history in Australia; includes 200 historical letters submitted by the public - the website [http://200years.auspost.com.au/#] is no longer available and is not accessible via Way Back Machine

Bushrangers at Abercrombie Caves
NSW
bushrangers
the Ribbon Gang;the story of the Bathurst Convict Rebellion of 1830

Public Records Office (Vic)
VIC
archives
the place to start family history research in Victoria

Portrait Collection 1919
NSW
military & war
portrait collection of the officers and men of the Australian Imperial Force and the Australian Naval Forces 1919: contains 1668 individuals

Portrait Collection 1919
NSW
photographs & photographers
portrait collection of the officers and men of the Australian Imperial Force and the Australian Naval Forces 1919: contains 1668 individuals

Australian Dictionary of Biography
National
famous Australians & biographies
this online edition contains over 10;000 articles on 11;237 persons important in Australian history

1849 Map of Adelaide
SA
maps & place names
plan of country sections & in the immediate vicinity of the City Of Adelaide 1849

Old Adelaide Photos
SA
photographs & photographers
online historical images of Adelaide and South Australia

AIATSIS Pathways Thesauri
National
indigenous peoples
searchable index of place names; language groups and people; and subjects relating to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies

AIATSIS Finding Your Family
National
indigenous peoples
information on family history research relating specifically to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographical Index
National
indigenous peoples
a personal name index to published material held in the AIATSIS Library

Sydney Morning Herald Archives
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
provides free browsing and searching between 1955 to 1995 although a subscription must be purchased to view the articles in full

Australian Screen
National
artists; actors & theatres
contains historical & home movies of great interest to family historians; dating back to the 1890s

Aust Cemeteries Index
National
cemeteries
a searchable data base for all cemetery inscriptions that have been recorded by the authors and contributors over several years

Stroud Anglican Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
transcriptions from this early cemetery that dates back to 1836

Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery
QLD
cemeteries
with over 20;000 names & photos from this cemetery

Ballarat General Cemeteries
VIC
cemeteries
Ballarat General & Ballarat Old cemeteries; since 1856 contain graves that are of national significance; ie Eureka Uprising & Eureka Diggers

the shrinking of New South Wales
NSW
maps & place names
Australia 1787 to 1863 : the shrinking of New South Wales

Blayney Shire Local and Family History Group
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
a treasure trove of historical records documenting the history of Blayney Shire through its people; places and events

Blayney Shire Family History Group
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
is located in the central west of NSW

ACT RootsWeb Message Board
ACT
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice this message board is devoted to Australian Capital Territory genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

Australian General RootsWeb Message Board
National
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice this message board is devoted to Australian general genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

NSW RootsWeb Message Board
NSW
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice this message board is devoted to New South Wales genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

NT RootsWeb Message Board
NT
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice this message board is devoted to Northern Territory genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

Qld RootsWeb Message Board
QLD
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice this message board is devoted to Queensland genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

SA RootsWeb Message Board
SA
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice this message board is devoted to South Australian genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

Tas RootsWeb Message Board
TAS
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice this message board is devoted to Tasmanian genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

Vic RootsWeb Message Board
VIC
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice these message boards are devoted to Victorian genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

WA RootsWeb Message Board
WA
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice this message board is devoted to Western Australian genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

Convicts RootsWeb Message Board
National
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice this message board is devoted to Australian Convicts 18th Century genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

The Victoria Post Office Directory
VIC
post & telephone
Victoria PO Directory 1866 is available to search or download via Google Books

Box Hill Mapping Interface
VIC
cemeteries
a searchable database for Box Hill Cemetery; Box Hill; Victoria

Bega Valley Genealogy Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
the genealogical society for the Far South Coast based in Pambula

Canberra History Web
ACT
history of Australian states; territories & cities
hosts photos; memories and publications on their site from early Canberra

Saltbush Shepherds
WA
books (incl family produced)
the History of the Broad Family in Western Australia 1852-1988; ISBN 0646100718

Horsemen of the First Frontier
National
books (incl family produced)
an unparalleled approach to recording Australian colonial days through the lives of pioneers and their named bloodhorses 1788 to 1900

Glossodia: A Peep into the Past Around Currency Creek
NSW
books (incl family produced)
by Arthur Cooper; tells the story of Currency Creek from early beginnings as the Copeland Village Settlement and the Homestead Selection scheme until the subdivision of the Golden Valley in the 1960s

Newcastle Cultural Collection
NSW
archives
a searchable collection of significant cultural items from the Newcastle region

Colston & Wenck Genealogy
National
family histories (individuals)
Colston & Wenck family genealogical research

The Australian Blondin
National
famous Australians & biographies
James Alexander who is the real Australian Blondin?

Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal languages
WA
indigenous peoples
an annotated bibliography and guide to the indigenous languages of part of Western Australia

History of Australian wool industry
National
sheep; wool & pastoralists
beginning in 1788 with the arrival of the first sheep to Australia

Central Queensland Pioneer Register
QLD
pioneers
this is now a book which can be purchased from CQFHS

Davis Genealogy Project
QLD
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
Greg’s genealogy blog on various families in Qld

Dern Family Research
National
family histories (individuals)
created on 19 Mar 2009 and last updated on 13 Dec 2015; the family trees on this site contain 20161 relatives and 1493 photos

National Quilt Register
National
women in history
an initiative of the Pioneer Women's Hut representing rural women in everyday lives; a very thoughtful website

Mapping our Anzacs
National
military & war
a fantastic site to locate a service person; add to the scrapbook; build a tribute

Land Tasmania
TAS
maps & place names
land; property; title and map information for Tasmania

Dubbo & District Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
houses the largest collection of historical resources outside Sydney

Early Canberra
ACT
history of Australian states; territories & cities
a history website hosts maps; newspaper articles; photos and more from early Canberra

The active dates of Qld State Schools
QLD
schools & teaching
a listing of the dates the State Schools in Qld commenced & shut down from the 19th century to current

The Empire Called and I Answered
VIC
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
a companion blog to the commemorative database of the same name by Lenore Frost

The Empire Called and I Answered
VIC
military & war
the Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington 1914-1918 over 4;500 volunteers; compiled by Lenore Frost

Families and Friends of the First AIF Inc.
National
military & war
dedicated to digger heritage: lots of useful information to further your research into and knowledge of Australia’s involvement in The Great War

Railway Employees
QLD
railways & trains
an index to Queensland railway employees June 1890 to June 1901

First Fleet Online
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
contains information about convicts transported to Australia in 1787; contains a searchable database; diary extracts; stories & letters; provided free of charge by the University of Wollongong as a community service

Documenting a Democracy
National
government; politics & parliaments
110 documents that give our national; state and territory governments the right to govern; provided by National Archives of Australia

Dead Search
SA
archives
searchable indexes to South Australian cemeteries; shipping; government gazettes; police gazettes

Dead Search
SA
cemeteries
lists of cemetery; shipping; gazettes; newspaper notices for mainly South Aust

Sth Australia Government Gazette
SA
newspaper indexes & extracts
articles located in various issues of the South Australian Government Gazette

Publications: Grono Family Association
National
books (incl family produced)
John Grono 1767 - 1847 : Our Old Colonial Neptune by Robert Taylor

Grono Family Association
NSW
family histories (individuals)
bringing together & sharing research into the lives of John Grono; his wife Elizabeth Bristow and their descendants of the Hawkesbury area of NSW

Grono Family Association
National
family histories (individuals)
"descendants of John GRONO & Elizabeth BRISTOW are invited to attend a family reunion to commemorate the anniversary of their arrival on the ""HMS Buffalo"" in 1799"

Grevilles Post Office Directory
NSW
post & telephone
contains the names; residences; and occupations of the inhabitants of the Post Towns of the NSW Colony for 1872; transcribed by Kathy Pearson

Penrith District Dispensary Register
NSW
medical; hospitals & homes
the register is a list of patients who were attended to at the Benevolent Asylum 1847-1872

The Queenslander
QLD
newspaper indexes & extracts
transcriptions of the old newspaper by Bev Edmonds; site provides background story; pages are a finding aid for the original source

North Coast Schools
NSW
schools & teaching
a history of the schools represented in the Ballina Inspectorate 1959; transcribed by Kathy Pearson

Other Newspapers
National
newspaper indexes & extracts
transcriptions of various old newspapers submitted by volunteers; index is a finding aid for the original source

Australian Women’s Weekly
National
where are they?
transcriptions of Where Are They Now section of the Australian Women's Weekly 1999-2002

John Nichols Family Society
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
descendants of John Nichols; Australian First Fleet Convict

Judkins and Steel Family History
VIC
family histories (individuals)
the family history of George & Carol (nee Steel) Judkins of Victoria; Australia

Home page of Kaye Mac
National
family histories (individuals)
researching McMillen; Guthrie; Tierney; McKenzie; Baxter; Standen; Milligan; Hopkins; Mannix; Harbord; Fitzgerald; Fitzpatrick; Carberry; Bray/Hore

Galway Emigrants
National
emigration & immigration
family links & biographies of emigrants from Galway; compiled by Peter Madden

Galway Emigrant Index 1828 to 1864
National
emigration & immigration
an index of 2300+ people who emigrated to NSW & QLD; compiled by Peter Madden

Inverness Emigrant Index to 1859
National
emigration & immigration
an index of 2100+ people who emigrated to NSW or Moreton Bay (Qld) under the assisted immigration scheme; compiled by Peter Madden

Almost Tipperary Emigrant Index
NSW
emigration & immigration
an index of people from Tipperary whose fare was paid in NSW 1857 to 1865; but apparently didn’t emigrate; compiled by Peter Madden

Tipperary Emigrant Index 1828 to 1866
National
emigration & immigration
an index of people born in Tipperary who emigrated to Sydney (NSW) or Moreton Bay (Qld) up to 1866 compiled by Peter Madden

Tipperary Emigrants to Victoria; Aust
VIC
emigration & immigration
an index of 2000 emigrants from Tipperary to Victoria 1839 to 1851; compiled by Peter Madden

Tulloh Family
VIC
family histories (individuals)
from Morayshire; Scotland to Portland Victoria; by Meg Bate

Will Will Rook and Broadmeadows
VIC
cemeteries
cemetery index and monumental inscriptions for Will Will Rook cemetery by Sue O’Neill

Honour Avenue Plaques
WA
memorials
index to plaques in Kings Park; Perth with transcripts & photos compiled by The Gardens Family History

White Ensign Southern Cross
National
military & war
dedicated to naval officers; men and their families who settled in Australia; from 1788 to 1913; includes deserters & ships

Australia's Redcoat Settlers
National
military & war
a site dedicated to the soldiers; their spouses and families of British Regiments who settled in Australia; contains over 37000 names

99th Foot (Lanarkshire) Regiment of Foot
National
military & war
details from 1843 to 1856 : stationed at Hobart; Sydney; Norfolk Island; Victoria and Moreton Bay

Enrolled Military Pensioners Force
National
shipping & passenger lists
ships that transported the enrolled pensioner force of soldiers who settled in Australia and the names of the soldiers

Fromelles Descendent
National
military & war
the purpose is to create a database containing the names and contact details of as many 'Pheasant Wood' descendants as possible; to gather enough information about these men and their families to enable the compilation of a memorial book containing the biographies of each one; in addition to assist the Australian Fromelles Project Group by supplying the details of all descendants located for their consideration and further investigation if required

The Razor Gang Wars 1927-1931
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
the late 1920s and early 1930s was a world in turmoil with vicious razor gangs battling for control of the criminal underworld - includes photographs

Purging Pestilence
NSW
medical; hospitals & homes
the bubonic plague in 1900 the plague hit Sydney - this is a gallery of images taken during the cleansing operations

The Great White Fleet
NSW
military & war
images of the arrival of the USA fleet at Port Jackson in 1908

New South Wales Government Gazettes
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
online archive of historical government gazettes 1836 to 1851 documents the official notifications of government decisions and legal actions

Victoria Government Gazette
VIC
newspaper indexes & extracts
online archive of historical government gazettes 1836 to 1997 provides access to official notification of government decisions and legal actions

Port Phillip Government Gazettes
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
online archive of historical government gazettes 1843 to 1851 documents the official notifications of government decisions and legal actions

Convict Trail
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
the Great North Road was build by convict labour between 1826 and 1836 this contains searchable database of those convicts

Employment Applications
VIC
employment
an index to applications for employment in the Victorian Government in the 19th century by Helen D Harris OAM

Missing People
QLD
where are they?
index to missing people found in Victoria Police correspondence records by Helen D Harris OAM

Theatrical; Literary & Artistic
National
artists; actors & theatres
Theatrical Literary & Artistic Lives & Lies by Helen D Harris OAM

Victoria Police
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a database of Police & Police Stations in Victoria by Helen D Harris OAM

Wife & Child Deserters
VIC
where are they?
an index to Wife and Child Deserters in Australia in 19th & 20th centuries by Helen D Harris OAM

Women Lecturers
VIC
women in history
an index to Women Lecturers in Melbourne 1880-1905 by Helen D Harris OAM

The Western Australian Racing Calendar
WA
sports
from 1890 to date contains details of race meetings; items of interest to the racing industry and lists of bookmakers; bookmakers' clerks; jockeys; apprentices (hard copy only)

Family Ties
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
stories about the people; sites; objects; documents and events relating to the Newstead/Elsmore pastoral district near Inverell in northern New South Wales

Hidden Canberra
ACT
history of Australian states; territories & cities
hosts articles from early Canberra 1912

Synod of Sth Australia Historical Society
SA
churches & parishes
aims to promote the collection and preservation of the history of the Uniting Church and of the three churches – Congregational; Methodist & Presbyterian – which came together in union in 1977

History Australia
National
history of Australian states; territories & cities
a gateway to Australian history resources and reference materials

Turtle Consolidate Services
NSW
transcript services & historians
a paid transcription service by Laurence Turtle for NSW & Tas BDMs

Warrnambool Family History Group
VIC
family history/genealogy groups & societies
located in the south-west Victoria fosters the study of family history in Warrnambool and the surrounding district

Doncaster-Templestowe Historical Society
VIC
family history/genealogy groups & societies
located in Victoria Street; Doncaster

Echuca-Moama Family History Group
VIC
family history/genealogy groups & societies
located in Echuca aims to encourage beginners and new members alike and assist each other in the pursuit of their family history

Geelong Family History Group
VIC
family history/genealogy groups & societies
a non-profit group promoting & encouraging the study of family history and preserving records pertaining to the Geelong region

Goulburn & Murray Association
VIC
family history/genealogy groups & societies
formed for family history groups and historical societies in the North East & Goulburn Valley areas & the Riverina areas (NSW)

Chelsea Pensioners in Australia
National
military & war
an article that explores the various military pension records available in Australasia; relating to people who had served in the British Army in the 19th century and on discharge received a small pension; many of these pensioners settled in Australasia

Extra BDM certificates
National
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
an Index of unwanted BDM certificates by Dawn Cowley who also gratefully accepts unwanted certificates; now has over 43;000 names

Erica / Moondarra cemetery register
VIC
cemeteries
register & transcripts of the Erica / Moondarra cemetery are available

Claffey
National
family histories (individuals)
Claffey families of Ireland in Australia that are currently being researched

Hotels and Publicans Licences
NSW
hotels & hoteliers; pubs & publicans
details of hotels and publicans in the west (aka outback) of New South Wales 1865 to 1900

Homestead and Western Land leases
NSW
sheep; wool & pastoralists
details of land and homestead leases in the west (aka outback) of New South Wales 1885 to 1914

Contracts for Conveyance
NSW
post & telephone
of post office mails in 1891 in the west (aka outback) of New South Wales

Paddle Steamers
NSW
shipping & passenger lists
details of paddle steamers that operated on the Darling or Murrumbidgee Rivers of New South Wales

Photographers in the Outback
NSW
photographs & photographers
detailed list of photographers in the west (aka outback) of New South Wales

Properties in the Outback
NSW
sheep; wool & pastoralists
details of the names of properties & owners in the west (aka outback) of New South Wales

Golden Threads
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
the Chinese in regional NSW 1850 to 1950

History of the Greta Coal Measures
NSW
gold fields & mining
a unique manuscript by John Delaney that describes the 66 collieries and more than 10;000 staff between 1861-1995

Australian History Web-ring
National
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
includes sites about Aboriginal history; colonial days; convicts and transportation; exploration; politics; military history; regional and local

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild - Australian Ports
National
shipping & passenger lists
passenger lists of immigrant ships that arrived in Australian ports

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild - WW2 Refugees
National
shipping & passenger lists
passenger lists of WW2 refugees or displaced persons that migrated to Australia 1937-1966

Photo Investigator
NSW
photographs & photographers
a searchable database to the thousands of images from late 19th century held at the State Records Office

NSW Bushmen's Contingent for South Africa
NSW
military & war
a gallery of images of the contingent departing for active service 1900

NSW Bushmen's Contingent for South Africa
NSW
photographs & photographers
a gallery of images of the contingent departing for active service 1900

Australian Jewish History
National
jewish organisations
a timeline of Jews in Australia since 1788

Blackwell & Sullivan Family Genealogy
National
family histories (individuals)
the Blackwell & Sullivan families from Ireland and England to various parts of eastern Australia

Archive of Australian Judaica
National
jewish organisations
is a collection of source materials relating to Jewish Life in Australia from the origin of the Jewish community up to the present day

Metropolitan Gas Company
VIC
military & war
an index of photographs that appear in the publication; A Tribute to those Employees of the Metropolitan Gas Company who served in the Great War

The Virtual Sourcebook for Aboriginal Studies in the Hunter Region
NSW
indigenous peoples
a guide to materials from the collection relating to Aboriginal peoples through Newcastle and the Hunter region from 18th century

Wyndham and Glennie Families
NSW
family histories (individuals)
papers from the Wyndham and Glennie families of the Hunter Valley

Virtual Hunter River Project
NSW
archives
a collaborative endeavour that creates a digital repository of early accounts and descriptions of the Hunter Region

Townsville Fire Brigade Board
QLD
archives
a collection of minute books from the brigade from 1879 to 1974

Aust Mailing Lists
National
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
over 150 mailing lists covering a wide variety of subjects of interest to Australian family historians eg: miners; POWs; pioneers; newspaper extracts; architects; obits as well as specific locations

ARIA
National
ethnic & religious groups
an (e)mailing list for those Australians researching their Italian Heritage; Culture and Ancestry; one needs to subscribe

Aus-Aborigine
National
indigenous peoples
an (e)mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Aborigines in Australia; one needs to subscribe

Maffra and District Historical Society
VIC
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
a blog from the Maffra region of Victoria

Map and Plan Collection Online
National
maps & place names
its aim is to provide genealogists; students and historians with free access to high quality scans of rare and beautiful antique maps and views; Australian page also includes maps of Gallipoli 1915

Map and Plan Collection Online
NSW
maps & place names
an image of a Plan of Sydney with Pyrmont; New South Wales; divided into allotments for building 1836

There’s many a story to tell...
National
shipping & passenger lists
Mariners and Ships in Australian Waters - searchable databases

Ian Marr
National
family histories (individuals)
home page of Ian Marr researching Watts; Marr & Aitken

Morawa District Historical Society
WA
historical societies & groups
provides a variety of articles on historical rural interests and indexes to local cemeteries at Morawa and Pintharuka

Ghost Towns and Wayside Inns
WA
ghost towns
alphabetical list of ghost towns and wayside inns of Western Australia by the Morawa District Historical Society

Victoria District Pastoral Leases
WA
sheep; wool & pastoralists
an index of pastoral leases from 1850 in this are of Western Australia

Western Pioneers: the battle well fought
WA
pioneers
the reminiscences of a pioneer settler; early descriptions of Perth; Geraldton; natives; the south west; people and businesses by Jesse E Hammond; index available on-line; ISBN: 0 85905 181 1

Census and Musters
National
census & musters
from 1795 the convict population was regularly mustered; this is a list of all known population census & musters; prepared by Graham Lewis

Convicts to Australia
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a guide to researching your convict ancestors; a Perth DPS project

Convicts from India
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a list of convicts transported to Australia from India & Ceylon; compiled by Janet Donnelly

Convict Ships to Australia
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1787 to 1788 sent to Port Jackson; a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1801 to 1849 sent to NSW; Tas & Norfolk Island; a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1840 to 1847 sent to Norfolk Island; a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1849 to 1850 sent to Moreton Bay Queensland; a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
TAS
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1812 to 1853 sent to Van Diemen's Land (Tas); a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1803 to 1849 sent to Port Phillip (Vic); a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1850 to 1868 sent to Swan River Colony (WA); a Perth DPS project

Passenger Ships arriving in Australasian Ports
NSW
shipping & passenger lists
passenger ships 1837 to 1899 arriving in New South Wales ports; a Perth DPS project

Passenger Ships arriving in Australasian Ports
QLD
shipping & passenger lists
passenger ships 1837 to 1915 arriving in Queensland ports; a Perth DPS project

Passenger Ships arriving in Australasian Ports
SA
shipping & passenger lists
passenger ships 1836 to 1860 arriving in South Australian ports; a Perth DPS project

Passenger Ships arriving in Australasian Ports
VIC
shipping & passenger lists
passenger ships 1837 to 1899 arriving in Victorian ports; a Perth DPS project

Passenger Ships arriving in Australasian Ports
WA
shipping & passenger lists
passenger ships 1829 to 1889 arriving in Western Australian ports; a Perth DPS project

Photo Rescue
National
photographs & photographers
aims to reunite orphan photos with their lost families by Lenore Frost

Australians in the Boer War
National
military & war
an Oz-Boer database project containing much more information than just the names of soldiers

Irish Convicts to NSW
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
1788-1849 a wonderful resource put together by Peter Mayberry

The Barque ‘Indus’
QLD
shipping & passenger lists
a report of voyage of the Indus in The Brisbane Courier newspaper 1873

Binalong Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
headstone transcriptions from cemeteries in the Binalong and Bowning Bookham area; transcribed by S & M Grieves

Yass Courier Extracts
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
birth notices from 1857 from Yass Courier; compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Burrabogie Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
headstone transcriptions from Burrabogie Cemetery

Yass Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
headstone transcriptions from cemeteries in the Yass area; transcribed by S & M Grieves

Yass Courier Extracts
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
death notices 1857-1905 from Yass Courier; compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Jugiong Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
headstone transcriptions from cemeteries in the Jugiong area; transcribed by S & M Grieves

Monaro Mercury
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
birth notices 1864-1905 from the Monaro Mercury (NSW); compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Monaro Mercury
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
death notices 1864-1905 from the Monaro Mercury (NSW); compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Monaro Mercury
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
general info (eg hotel licences; land grants; bankruptcy) 1864-1905 from the Monaro Mercury (NSW); compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Monaro Mercury
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
marriage notices 1864-1905 from the Monaro Mercury (NSW); compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Yass Courier Extracts
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
probate; estate and memorial notices from 1859 from Yass Courier; compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Rosewood Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
headstone transcriptions from cemeteries in the Rosewood area

Tumbarumba Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
headstone transcriptions from cemeteries in the Tumbarumba area transcribed by S & M Grieves

Tumbarumba Times
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
birth notices 1884 from Tumbarumba (NSW) Times; originally known as Germonton Times

Tumbarumba Times
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
death notices 1884 from Tumbarumba (NSW) Times; originally known as Germonton Times

Tumbarumba Times
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
marriage notices from 1884 from Tumbarumba (NSW) Times; originally known as Germonton Times

Tumbarumba Times
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
general info (eg hotel licences; land grants; social items) 1884 from Tumbarumba (NSW) Times; originally known as Germonton Times

Yass Courier Extracts
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
engagement and marriage notices 1857-1905 from Yass Courier; compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Midwest Cemeteries
WA
cemeteries
an index to burials covering Carnamah; Dongara & Pt Denison; Utakarra; Geraldton; Meekatharra; Northampton; Greenough; Murchison; Mt Magnet; Nannine; Old Morawa and Sandstone

Midwest Death Register
WA
deaths
a record of Midwest Burial; Cremations and Memorials from 1890 to 1994

Mandurah Family History Society
WA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
can help you learn to use many of the online sites and gain access to their reference library and research centre based in Mandurah

Thomas and Bishop Family
WA
family histories (individuals)
of Western Australia - a history

Western Australia Genealogical Society
WA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
the most important society in the west of Australia; formed in 1979 has over 2;600 members with various events

Doing our bit; Mosman 1914-1918
NSW
memorials
to commemorate the centenary of World War One; Mosman Library is creating an innovative online resource to collect and display information about the wartime experiences of the approx 1500 locals who served

Immigration Museum
VIC
museums
the moving stories of people from all over the world who have migrated to Australia

Civil Registration
National
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
a comparison table that allows one to see what is available on various states’ BDM certificates

Victorian Police Force
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a history of the force from 1836

Fairfax News Store
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
access back to 1990 to various newspapers published by the company Fairfax; including The Sydney Morning Herald; The Age; The Sun Herald; The Sunday Age; The Illawarra Mercury; The Newcastle Mercury; The Central Coast Herald and various community newspapers throughout New South Wales and Victoria

Northam Cemetery
WA
cemeteries
online index with some photos

Field of Mars Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
located in the suburb of Ryde and has a searchable database

Frenchs Forest Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
located in the suburb of Davidson began in 1941 and has a searchable database

Gore Hill Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
one of the oldest and largest remaining cemeteries in metro Sydney established in 1868 and closed in 1974; has a searchable database

Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium
NSW
cemeteries
located in the suburb of North Ryde began in 1902 and has a searchable database

Sandgate Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
opened in 1881 with over 85000 burials mostly of the Newcastle district; has a searchable database

Obituaries Australia
National
obituaries
hosted by the National Centre of Biography; find the life stories of Australians from the earliest times to the present

Encyclopedia of Australian Shipwrecks
National
shipping & passenger lists
provides a brief description of the vessel followed by reference to further published works; contains about 8;000 entries

Australian Police - The Thin Blue Line
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
NSW Police History Information Section outlines the force since its inception in August 1789 and has advise on researching family members

Outback Story
QLD
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
is the historical account of outback Queensland; provided by an anonymous man who describes life at Cunnamulla in the 1920s in detail - very interesting for historians

OziGen
National
family histories (individuals)
family trees of mainly Australian families with UK and Irish ancestry

Great Queenslanders
QLD
books (incl family produced)
the story of George & Rachel Williams - their ancestors and descendants by Pam Cooper

First Families 2001
National
famous Australians & biographies
this is a database of a collection of stories about the people of Australia; the site is no longer active but available via Pandora

Q150 celebrations
QLD
events & anniversaries
150th anniversary of the independence of Queensland from New South Wales as a colony; the site is no longer active but available via Pandora

our page in History is an online portal to share and preserve your stories
WA
famous Australians & biographies
this is a database of a collection of stories about the people of Western Australia; the site is no longer active but available via Pandora

Parish Map Preservation Project
NSW
churches & parishes
covers NSW; enter the county; municipal; parish or town name and historical maps can be viewed

Gosford & District in Pictures
NSW
photographs & photographers
a wide variety of early photos of Gosford region all available online

Index to census records 1837-1857
TAS
census & musters
most individual census returns for the state of Tasmania have not survived; those that have have been indexed

Index to Tasmanian Convicts
TAS
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
index to all convicts transported to Tasmania 1804-1893 contains about 76;000 entries

Index to Departures
TAS
shipping & passenger lists
records of people departing from Tasmanian Ports 1817-1867

Index to Tasmanian Divorces
TAS
divorces
an index to those petitions for divorce heard in the Tasmanian Supreme Court 1861-1920

Convicts in Tasmania
TAS
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
many resources available for research into the lives of abt 76000 convicts transported to Tasmania

Index to Naturalisations
TAS
emigration & immigration
records relating to Tasmanian applications for certificates of denization and naturalisation 1835-1905

Index to Photographs
TAS
photographs & photographers
photographs of Tasmanian interest from the 1850s to the present

Colonial Tasmanian Family Links
TAS
pioneers
provide an initial online genealogical research resource; links individuals with other members of their families living in Tasmania in the 19th Century

Index to Public Works
TAS
buildings & architecture
an index to all public works that were approved by the Tasmanian Parliament 1877-1935

Wills & Letters of Administration
TAS
wills & probate
online index to wills; grants of probate; and letters of administration in Tasmania 1825-1999

Index to passengers & ships arrivals - 19th Century
TAS
shipping & passenger lists
records of people (passengers; crew; ship's masters) and ships arriving (mostly Hobart)

Tasmanian Name Index
TAS
archives
this searchable name index enables searching across a variety of Tasmanian databases held in Tasmanian archives

Index to Inquests
TAS
law & legal cases
records of inquests held in Tasmania c1820 - c1920

Local History Grants Program
VIC
honours; awards & prizes
annual grants that support the cost of any project that preserves; records or publishes Victorian local history - applications generally close in November

PROV Unassisted Inward Passengers
VIC
shipping & passenger lists
Index to Unassisted Inward Passenger Lists to Victoria 1852-1923

PROV Assisted British Immigration
VIC
shipping & passenger lists
Index to Assisted British Immigration 1839-1871 into Victoria

PROV Teacher Examination Papers
VIC
schools & teaching
Index to Teacher Examination Papers - locates file numbers so that details can be viewed on microfilm in the reading rooms

PROV Pastoral Runs
VIC
sheep; wool & pastoralists
Index to Treasurer’s Correspondence relating to Pastoral Runs 1838-1855

PROV Publicans
VIC
hotels & hoteliers; pubs & publicans
Index to Treasurer’s Correspondence relating to Publicans 1838-1855

PROV Public Buildings
VIC
buildings & architecture
Index of Public Buildings Files 1874-1988

PROV Teacher Record Books
VIC
schools & teaching
Index to Teacher Record Books 1863-1959 - locates file numbers so that details can be viewed on microfilm in the reading rooms

PROV Public Transport Photographic Collection
VIC
photographs & photographers
Index to Public Transport Corporation Photographic Collection Railway Negatives

PROV Public Transport Photographic Collection
VIC
railways & trains
Index to Public Transport Corporation Photographic Collection Railway Negatives

PROV Outward Passengers
VIC
shipping & passenger lists
Index to Outward Passengers leaving Victoria to Interstate; UK; NZ and Foreign Ports 1852-1901

PROV Photographic Negatives
VIC
photographs & photographers
Index to Photographic Negatives of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics

PROV Photographic Negatives
VIC
sports
Index to Photographic Negatives of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics

PROV Public Works Dept
VIC
buildings & architecture
Index of Public Works Department Plans 1853-1998

PROV Wills and Probate
VIC
wills & probate
Index to Wills; Probate and Administration Records 1841-1925; a searchable database of those people whose estates underwent the probate process in the Supreme Court of Victoria

PROV Historic Plans Collection
VIC
buildings & architecture
Index of Historic Plans Collection 1836-1984

PROV Online Catalogue
VIC
archives
digitised records and online index available through the Public Records Office Victoria

Courts and Criminal Justice
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a guide to convict records available in Victoria

Koorie Heritage
VIC
indigenous peoples
index of Koorie Names Project; at the moment index can only be accessed in the readings rooms

Index to Divorce Cause Books
VIC
divorces
the complete text is available from 1861 to 1924 as a downloadable pdf file

Register of Patients - Ballarat & Sunbury asylums
VIC
medical; hospitals & homes
the complete text is available from 1877 to 1920 as downloadable pdf files

PROV Central Register of Female Prisoners
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
Index to Central Register of Female Prisoners 1857-1948

PROV Central Register of Male Prisoners
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
Index to Central Register of Male Prisoners 1868-1947

Eureka on Trial
VIC
heritage icons
over 90 documents that trace the events of December 1854; including biographies of the main participants

Ned Kelly
VIC
bushrangers
Australia’s Original Iron Man - lots of documents on the Kelly family

Queensland Genealogy
QLD
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
interesting Queensland related information that you can follow via email

Queensland Places
QLD
maps & place names
contains details on all villages; towns; suburbs and cities that at some time hosted at least 500 people through its history

Rats of Tobruk Association
National
military & war
provides details of the campaign along with photographs; newsletters and events

Wyong Family History Group
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
maintains a large library and can assist in furthering research in Wyong district

Bendigo Cemetery Trust
VIC
cemeteries
offers a database search for Axedale Cemetery; Bendigo Cemetery; Eaglehawk Cemetery; Kangaroo Flat Cemetery; Neangar Memorial Park Crematorium and White Hills Cemetery

Richmond-Tweed Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
houses a large library of items and can assist in research specific to this region of northern NSW

TSA Family Tracing Service
National
births; adoptions & orphans
The Salvation Army family tracing service offers assistance for adults wanting to reunite with their family

Tasmanian Archives Online
TAS
archives
the on-line link to information on publicly available holdings; searching the database provides descriptive and contextual information on Tasmanian state and local government records and private records

Western Australia and Federation
WA
history of Australian states; territories & cities
tells the story of Western Australia’s entry into Federation

Secession 1929 to 1939
WA
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the story of Western Australia’s attempt to secede from the Commonwealth

State Library of WA
WA
archives
guides relevant to family history researchers in Western Australia

Military History of WA
WA
military & war
available resources available through the State Library

WA Newspapers
WA
newspaper indexes & extracts
nearly 900 titles are held by the State Library ranging from 1830 to modern published titles

The Police Gazette of Western Australia
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
from 1876 to 1900 are searchable online through the WA State Library

The WA Post Office Directories
WA
post & telephone
Wise’s Post Office Directories 1893 to 1949 available as downloadable pdfs

Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
VIC
cemeteries
online search facility for Springvale Botanical and St Kilda cemeteries as well as Bunurong Memorial Park

A Land Fit for Heroes?
NSW
land & home ownership
dedicated to the memory of the soldier settlements in NSW 1916-1939 and contains some very useful indexes

Registry of Flash Men
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a journal documenting the underworld life of Sydney in 1840s

Registry of Flash Men
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a volume of information of the criminal underworld in Sydney during the 1840s

Index of Assisted Immigrants
NSW
emigration & immigration
an index of Assisted Immigrants 1860 to 1879 arriving at Sydney

Index of Assisted Immigrants
NSW
emigration & immigration
an index of Assisted Immigrants 1880 to 1896 arriving at Sydney

SRO KeyName Search
NSW
archives
key name search across multiple databases at the SRO NSW

Unity and Nationhood
NSW
government; politics & parliaments
celebrating the Centenary of Federation 1901 to 2001

Around the Rugged Rocks
NSW
buildings & architecture
showcases the history of The Rocks area of Sydney including historic documents

Heritage Council
WA
buildings & architecture
hosts a searchable database of heritage places in the state

Women of Vision
National
churches & parishes
an index and history of over 14;000 nuns and sisters of the Catholic church in Australia 1838-1918

Stratford Historical Society and Museum
VIC
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
news from Stratford Historical Society and Museum in Stratford; Gippsland

Historic Houses Trust
NSW
buildings & architecture
is a leader in the conservation and management of historic places in New South Wales; hosts research facilities

Toowoomba and Darling Downs FH News
QLD
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
family history news and notes from Toowoomba and surrounding areas

The History of Matt
NSW
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
a blog by an Australian in America about his ancestors both in Australia and their home nations

arcHIVE Transcription Project
National
archives
help the National Archives with transcribing records to be put online and be rewarded with copies of publications or files

SMH Obituaries
NSW
obituaries
recent entries from the Sydney Morning Herald updates regularly

Unclaimed Letters
National
where are they?
items tagged and corrected at the NLA Digitised Newspapers site

Australian Digitised Newspapers
National
newspaper indexes & extracts
digital archive 1803-1954 hosted by the National Library of Australia allows readers to correct OCR text

The Founders of Australia
National
books (incl family produced)
a biographical dictionary of the First Fleet

NSW Police Gazette
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
digitised issues of 1891-1910 of the NSW Police Gazettes are available on CD free through libraries including the State Library of NSW

NSW Police Gazette
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
digitised issues of 1891-1910 of the NSW Police Gazettes are available on CD free through libraries including the State Library of NSW

Pioneers of Portland Head
NSW
books (incl family produced)
builders of Ebenezer church and school : early settlers of the Hawkesbury and Hunter rivers and squatters of the north-west New South Wales and southern Queensland

Tulloch Family Reunion 2011
VIC
reunions
planned for 23 April 2011 at Portland Victoria

Tweed Heads Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
promotes historical research of the Tweed Valley region of NSW/Qld

An Experimental Voyage
SA
journals; manuscripts & diaries
a contemporary review of the steamer “Lady Augusta's” passage through South Australia in 1853

County Map of Victoria
VIC
maps & place names
a downloadable pdf map of the counties - useful when trying to locate places described in 19th century documents

Victorian Heritage Database
VIC
buildings & architecture
a searchable database of heritage places including shipwrecks in Victoria

Watson and Canet Families
National
family histories (individuals)
family’s history in Australia

Clan McLean Connections
National
family histories (individuals)
the genealogy database for McLeans in Australia

The Welcome Wall
National
welcome & immigration walls
a national tribute to all immigrants established near Pyrmont docks contains a searchable database

Westbury & Districts Historical Society
TAS
historical societies & groups
lots of information available for the Westbury region of Tasmania

Eight Hour Day
National
employment
celebrating 150 years of work; rest and play; originated in Victoria

Aust Assoc of Genealogists and Record Agents Inc.
National
transcript services & historians
founded in 1977 offers the services of reliable and competent genealogists and record agents

Fields of Lost Grave
QLD
cemeteries
Stradbroke Island’s Dunwich cemetery houses over 8000 former inmates of a 19th century destitute asylum

Land Purchases by Credit Selection 1869-1890
SA
land & home ownership
a searchable database of more than 17500 names of successful selectors published in SA Parliamentary Papers and SA Government Gazettes

Australian Country Hospital Heritage
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
is dedicated to preserving the health service history of Central Queensland

Aust Veterans of the American Civil War
National
military & war
details of the Australian veterans in both sides of the American Civil War 1861 to 1865

American Civil War Veterans of Aust & NZ
National
military & war
lots of information of those Australians who participated in this war

Adam Lindsay Gordon Commemorative Committee
National
famous Australians & biographies
keeping alive the memory of one of Australia's National Poets

Adelaide Catholic Archives
SA
churches & parishes
manages the records generated by bishops and archbishops of Adelaide

Adelaide City Archives
SA
archives
holds over 5000 shelf metres of documentary heritage of the city dating back to 1840 with a searchable catalogue

Bank of NSW Roll of Honour
National
military & war
Bank of NSW Roll of Honour 1914-1919. This is a pdf file hosted by the Aust Defence Force Academy.

National Bank of Australasia
National
military & war
National Bank of Australasia; Record of War Service of Bank and Staff 1914-1919; this is a pdf file hosted by the Aust Defence Force Academy

Parramatta and District Soldiers 1914-1919
National
military & war
Parramatta District Soldiers in the Great War 1914-1919 who served with the Australian forces in Gallipoli; Egypt; France; this is a pdf file hosted by the Aust Defence Force Academy

For Empire
National
military & war
souvenir of the First Expeditionary Force from NSW to go to the Seat of War; this is a pdf file hosted by the Aust Defence Force Academy

The 7th Light Horse Regiment 1914-1919
National
military & war
the History of the Light Horse Regiment A.I.F.; this is a pdf file hosted by the Aust Defence Force Academy

23rd Battalion AIF Souvenir
National
military & war
the Voice of the Battalion AIF Souvenir 1914-1919; this is a pdf file hosted by the Aust Defence Force Academy

The AIF Project
National
military & war
Australian ANZACS in the Great War 1914-1918 draws upon many sources to provide details on the 330;000 men and women who served in the First AIF

Aust Institute of Genealogical Studies
VIC
family history/genealogy groups & societies
AIGS is located in Blackburn (VIC)

Aust Jewish Genealogical Society
National
jewish organisations
to encourage and assist those with Jewish ancestry to research their family histories

Adelaide Northern Districts Family History Group
SA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
encourages the interest of researching Family History and hosts guest speakers; displays and help nights and encourages co-operation between similar Groups and bodies throughout Adelaide and the country areas of South Australia

Australian Society of the Lacemakers of Calais
National
historical societies & groups
whose members are descendants of English lacemakers who migrated en masse to Australia in 1848

Cemeteries in Queensland
QLD
cemeteries
lists of burials from various cemeteries in Queensland

Australian Anglican Historical Documents
National
churches & parishes
documents and images illustrating the history of Anglicanism in Australia

Anglican Diocese of Brisbane
QLD
churches & parishes
the Diocese’s Records and Archives Centre has a wide variety of information from Brisbane as well as information from missions in the north of Queensland

Gallipoli Graveyards
National
cemeteries
transcriptions of headstones in the many graveyards at Gallipoli

Lost Leaders of Anzacs
National
military & war
a site dedicated to the 492 officers; including epitaphs and photos who died at Gallipoli 1915

The Handbook of Western Australia 1880
WA
books (incl family produced)
the entire book can be downloaded

Archive Digital Books Australasia
National
books (incl family produced)
this project exists to make reproductions of rare; out of print books and records includes samples of 400 products

Queensland State Archives
QLD
archives
the lead agency for record keeping across Qld's 650 public authorities

Chronological Register of Prisoners
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
an index to the Chronological Register of Prisoners 1824 to 1839

St Helena Convict Indexes
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
an index to the Convicts of the St Helena Penal Establishment 1863 to 1867; 1867 to 1886 and 1917 to 1923

Toowoomba Prisoners
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
an index to the Prisoners at the HM Goal Toowoomba 1864 to 1906

Criminal Depositions
QLD
law & legal cases
an index to Registers of Criminal Depositions 1861 to 1885

Matrimonial Petitions
QLD
divorces
an index to Divorces 1861 to 1894

Inquests
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an Index to Inquests 1859 to 1886

Justices of the Peace
QLD
law & legal cases
an Index to Justices of the Peace 1857 to 1910

Naturalisations
QLD
emigration & immigration
an Index to Naturalisations 1851 to 1904

Instruments of Renunciation
QLD
wills & probate
an Index to Instruments of Renunciation 1915 to 1983

Trustee Files
QLD
wills & probate
an Index to Trustee Files 1889 to 1929

Wills
QLD
wills & probate
an Index to Wills 1857 to 1940

Brisbane Hospital Admissions
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an Index to Admissions at Brisbane Hospital 1872 to 1887

Brisbane Hospital Deaths
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an Index to Death Registers at Brisbane Hospital 1899 to 1913

Brisbane Hospital Deaths
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an Index to Death Registers at Brisbane Hospital 1933 to 1942

Mackay Hospital Admissions
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an Index to Admissions at Mackay Hospital 1891 to 1908

Immigration 1883-1912
QLD
emigration & immigration
an index of passenger lists of immigrant ships arriving in Qld 1883 to 1912

Passport Register
QLD
emigration & immigration
an Index to Passport Registers 1926 to 1939

Register of Immigrants
QLD
emigration & immigration
an Index of Register of Immigrants 1864 to 1878 registered in Toowomba

Land Selectors
QLD
sheep; wool & pastoralists
an Index to Land Selections prior to 1884

Mineral Leases
QLD
gold fields & mining
an Index to Mineral Leases 1871 to 1940

Coloured Labour and Asiatic Aliens
QLD
ethnic & religious groups
an index to Coloured Labour in 1913

Boer War Indexes
QLD
military & war
an index to Pay Books 1899 to 1902 and Military Service Records 1899 to 1901

South Sea Islanders
QLD
ethnic & religious groups
an Index to Australian South Sea Islanders 1867 to 1908

Civil Servants Index
QLD
employment
an index to Qld Civil Servants 1865 to 1867

Dentists Indexes
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an index to Dentists; Dental Board and Dentist's Apprentices 1903 to 1932

Teachers
QLD
schools & teaching
an Index to Teachers 1860 to 1904

QSA Brief Guides
QLD
archives
handy guides to identify frequently used records at the Queensland State Archives

State Records Office of SA
SA
archives
in 1919 South Australia's State Archives Department was the first state archives in Australia and an early leader in the preservation of the corporate memory of an Australian state

Guides for Family History in Sth Aust
SA
archives
further detail to finding family history information in South Australia

Australian Society of Archivists
National
archives
formed in 1975; the professional body for archivists in Australia; it maintains a helpful directory of archives located in Australia

Towns and Villages of Southern Tablelands
NSW
history of Australian states; territories & cities
historical information on the towns and villages in the Southern Tablelands of NSW; including Araluen; Binalong; Binda; Boorowa; Braidwood; Cookwell; Goulburn; Laggan; Lake Bathurst; Majors Creek; Marulan; Taralga; Tuena and Yass

Australian Railway Historical Society
NSW
railways & trains
NSW Division houses thousands of historical documents; books; periodicals; photographs and slides

Aust Army History Unit
National
military & war
is responsible for developing policy and programs for the collection; conservation; interpretation and promotion of the Australian Army's history

Army Museum Network
National
military & war
responsible for a network of army museums around Australia

Australian war badges of World War 1 and World War 2
WA
books (incl family produced)
ISBN 9781875950805; this book was published for the Army Museum of WA

Army Museum of Western Australia
WA
military & war
this collection houses material pre-federation through to present day; provides regular newsletters; public lectures & concerts

Atlas of New South Wales
NSW
maps & place names
an interactive map that includes a timeline to view how categories such as people; economy; history; environment and borders of NSW have changed over time

Australasia BDM Exchange
National
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
a free resource for genealogists to share information from Australian and New Zealand vital records

Aust Cemetery Geolocations
National
cemeteries
a simple search facility and using Google Earth provides the cemetery address and map; by Paul Blair

Postal History & Social Philately
National
post & telephone
details Australian stamps & postal history

Aussie Heritage
National
buildings & architecture
a listing of over 20;000 building and places of heritage significance in Australia

Decisions of the Supreme Court
NSW
law & legal cases
a searchable database by name of the Decisions of the Supreme Court of New South Wales 1824-1842

Australian Stories
National
heritage icons
a brief description of some of Australia’s best known identities and folklore

Australian Folklore
National
folklore; literature & music
a background understanding of the diversity of Aust folklore; some true and some not

Ben Hall and the outlawed bushrangers
National
bushrangers
a brief history and lots of useful information

Convicts and the British colonies in Aust
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
describes the journey from a British penal colony to the abolition of transportation

Early Australian Bushrangers
National
bushrangers
a brief history and lots of useful information

The Macarthurs and the merino sheep
National
sheep; wool & pastoralists
a background to the dynasty and the growth of the wool industry in Australia becoming the largest wool producing country in the world

Women in Colonial Times
National
women in history
a brief background with lots of useful links describing the women of Australia

AusGenWeb
National
archives
contains links to useful databases via states; is part of the much larger WorldGenWeb project

Aust Catholic Historical Society
National
churches & parishes
lends encouragement and support to those who want to investigate and document what Catholics (clergy; religious and lay persons) have done over the years in Australia

Australian Cemeteries
National
cemeteries
an index to mostly all cemeteries across the continent; also the list administrator for the Australia-Cemeteries Mailing List at RootsWeb

Australian Diggers
National
military & war
a site dedicated to serving and past members of the Australian Military to maintain contact with each other

Australian Music Centre
National
folklore; literature & music
dedicated to increasing the profile and sustainability of Australian composers and other creative artists; its library holds over 30;000 items dating back to before 1945

Australia Street Archive 1994-95
National
archives
a snapshot of a small number of Australian homes and the people who have made them; a joint project of UTS and the Australian Museum

Camperdown Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
an article describing the Camperdown Cemetery where about 18;000 people are buried mosty 1848 to 1880

First World War Diaries
National
journals; manuscripts & diaries
records daily activities of army headquarters; formations and units while on active service in WW1

Official History of the Aust Army Medical Services 1914-1918
National
military & war
is a 3-volume series covering covering Australia's involvement in the First World War; each volume is available as a PDF download

Ned Kelly Bushranger
National
bushrangers
Ned Kelly - outlaw or hero? aims to clear up misconceptions about the Kelly Story

12th Regiment at Eureka
VIC
military & war
descriptions of soldiers at Ballarat during Eureka 1854

Eureka Rebellion 1854
VIC
gold fields & mining
descriptions and further links to articles on the Eureka Rebellion at Ballarat

Ballarat Heritage Weekend
VIC
events & anniversaries
discover tales of tragedy; triumph; romance and mystery; an unforgettable journey

Catholic Diocese of Bathurst
NSW
churches & parishes
a history of this diocese that covers 40;000 sq miles and 20 parishes and 34 diocesan schools

Anglican Diocese of Bathurst
NSW
churches & parishes
covers almost one third of New South Wales with 34 Parishes

The Battle for Australia 1942-43
National
military & war
an illustrated history of the Japanese attack on Australia in 1942 - a wonderfully interesting site put together by James Bowen

St Michael’s Orphanage
NSW
orphans
an interview with Ray Aquilina who was a resident at St Michael’s Orphanage in Baulkham Hills

Botany Bay Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
was formed in 1984 to assist members in their family history research by providing a meeting place in the Sutherland Shire for genealogists and family historians to pursue their common interest

The BD=BD
National
cemeteries
is the online resource for Jewish burials at all Australasian cemeteries contains over 48000 entries

BDM WA
WA
births
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Births 1841 to 1932

BDM WA
WA
deaths
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Deaths 1841 to 1971

BDM WA
WA
marriages
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Marriages 1841 to 1936

NSW BMD Family History App
NSW
births
free app to download for iPhone iPad or Android of the indexes to the NSW BDM - works very well

BDM NSW
NSW
births
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Births 1788 to 1916; an index to 1918 is available on microfiche/cd-rom at libraries

BDM NSW
NSW
deaths
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Deaths 1788 to 1986

BDM NSW
NSW
marriages
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Marriages 1788 to 1966

Bendigo Family History Group
VIC
family history/genealogy groups & societies
has a large collection of resources covering Bendigo/Sandhurst district and the extensive Central Goldfields area of Victoria

Berrima District Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
covers the Southern Highlands of NSW contains lots of images of the Mittagong; Bowral and Moss Vale areas

Gravesites of Tasmania
TAS
cemeteries
a not for profit site which can provide cemetery and headstone photos for a small fee

Blue Mountains Cemetery Register
NSW
cemeteries
offers a database search for Mt Irvine Cemetery; Mt Victoria Cemetery; Blackheath Cemetery; Megalong Cemetery; Katoomba Cemetery; Wentworth Falls Cemetery; Lawson Cemetery; Faulconbridge and Springwood Cemetery

Books and Collectibles Australia
National
books (incl family produced)
a commercial site offering online search facilities for rare; used and out of print books

The Bradman Trail
National
sports
traces the life of Sir Donald Bradman; one of Australia’s greatest cricketers

The Brady family of Western Australia
WA
family histories (individuals)
access to details of known ancestors; relations and extended families working out from the BRADY line

Brighton Cemetorians
VIC
cemeteries
run regular walks through the Brighton Cemetery in South Caulfield where the first internment was in 1855 and subsequently 66;000 have taken place; research enquiries welcome

Brisbane City Council grave location search
QLD
cemeteries
search for a grave in one of Brisbane’s public cemeteries; Bald Hills (Sandgate); Balmoral (Bulimba or Morningside); Brookfield; Cedar Creek; Lutwyche; Hemmant; Moggill; Mt Gravatt; Nundah German Station; Pinnaroo; Paddington; Sth Brisbane (Dutton Park); Toowong

Brisbane History Group
QLD
historical societies & groups
encourages and promotes the study of Brisbane's history

Broken Hill Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
Broken Hill is Australia’s longest-lived mining city with a rich history since 1844; its cemetery has an on-line search facility

Bundaberg Regional Cemeteries
QLD
cemeteries
a searchable database covers 9 regional cemeteries; Apple Tree Creek; Avondale; Bundaberg General & Lawn; Boolbunda; Booyal; Childer’s Lawn; Cordalba; Currajong; Gin Gin General & Lawn; Goodnight Scrub; Invicta and South Isis

Bungendore Village 1837
NSW
history of Australian states; territories & cities
a brief history of this village near Canberra first settled by Europeans in 1824

Burdekin Shire Burial Register
QLD
cemeteries
burials for the Ayr and Home Hill cemeteries in the Burdekin Shire

Burra Family History Group
SA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
a group passionate and dedicated to the preservation and history of Burra founded in 1845

Bushy Park War Memorial Swimming Pool
TAS
memorials
established in 1958 recent funding has enabled a monument to be erected to the approx 700 people of the district who served in World War I and II - this site contains the names proposed for the honour rolls

For An Australian Boer War Memorial
National
memorials
information; memorials; history; ancestor search and descendant databases - all about the Boer War

Boer War Memorial
National
memorials
news of the dedication of the site and also includes on-line surname search facility

Claim a Convict
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
by Lesley Uebel a fantastic starting point for anyone wanting to find a convict in the family

Cairns Regional Cemeteries
QLD
cemeteries
online search facility for Babinda; Forest View; Gordonvale; Martyn Street; Nelson Road; McLeod Street; Mossman and Port Douglas

Canberra’s Public Cemeteries
ACT
cemeteries
online grave search available for Gungahlin; Hall and Woden cemeteries

Cape Banks Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
based in Maroubra and aims to assist local residents

Carnamah Historical Society
WA
historical societies & groups
provides a variety of information (newspaper transcripts; roll of honour; cemetery transcripts; homestead history) on residents in the Carnamah; Winchester; Coorow-Waddy and Three Springs areas of Western Australia

Caroline Chisholm Society
National
famous Australians & biographies
Caroline assisted approx 14;000 new immigrants to Australia in the early 1840s

Catholic Cemeteries Board
NSW
cemeteries
contains cemetery maps and a deceased database search

Campbelltown District Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
research in the Campbelltown area of Sydney

Centennial Park Adelaide
SA
cemeteries
the memorial gardens’ first interment was in 1938 includes photos and search facility

Chinese Heritage of Australian Federation Project
National
ethnic & religious groups
includes recovery and presentation of historical materials and indexes concerning Chinese Australians

Kevin Wallace’s collection
QLD
obituaries
an index of obituaries and deaths from unknown newspapers

Uni of Qld Honour Rolls
QLD
memorials
photos of and names from Roll of Honour 1914-1919 and 1939-1945 at the University of Queensland

War Memorials
QLD
memorials
photos of and names from war memorials in and around the Brisbane area of Queensland

SE Qld cemeteries headstone photo collection
QLD
cemeteries
photos of cemeteries; columbarium walls and other memorial plaques around the Brisbane area; compiled by David & Kerry

Chermside & District Historical Society
QLD
historical societies & groups
has been established to preserve and develop the history of the Chermside area

Roses from the Heart
National
women in history
Christina Henri's site honouring female convicts; sew a bonnet with empathy for the 25;266 female convicts transported

City of Sydney Archives
NSW
archives
contains information from the City of Sydney Council (NSW) since establishment in 1842

City of Sydney
NSW
history of Australian states; territories & cities
history and archives including council records dating back to 1842

Old Sydney Burial Ground
NSW
cemeteries
features great background to the archaeological works and includes record of burials 1792 to 1820

Clan Cameron Australia
National
family histories (individuals)
includes search facility for Camerons

Care Leavers Australia Network
National
medical; hospitals & homes
a support and advocacy group for people brought up as state wards or children raised in Children's Homes; orphanages or other institutions; or in foster care

Clarence Valley Council
NSW
cemeteries
online burial register covers all ashes interments and burials within the Clarence Valley

Clarence River History Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
based in Grafton has a long history itself

Italian-Australian Family History Group
National
ethnic & religious groups
members are keen to retain their Italian heritage and trace their respective families

Cockatoo Island
NSW
heritage icons
Australia’s most unusual park; a heritage listed island in the middle of Sydney Harbour - used since European arrival as a prison and for shipbuilding activities

Collections Australia
National
archives
a portal for public access to collecting institutions across Australia including small regional institutions; providing access to nation-wide information on cultural heritage

Euroa Farmers Arms Hotel Museum
VIC
museums
a brief history and photos of the museum located in the Shire of Strathbogie (Vic)

Access to Adoption Information
QLD
births; adoptions & orphans
history and information on adoption legislation in Queensland

13th Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry
National
events & anniversaries
your Ancestors in their Social Context - 28th to 31st March 2012

Convicts to Australia
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a guide to research your convict ancestors (a Perth DPS project)

Convict Creations
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
the hidden story of Australia’s missing links : this site explores those missing links in the Australian story that; although having a significant influence in making Australians unique; have been ignored by the official textbooks

Cooktown & District Historical Society
QLD
historical societies & groups
holds data on residents in the region dating from 1873

Australian Copyright Council
National
archives
provides information; advice and training about copyright issues

Cowards; Kings and Crooks
National
family histories (individuals)
Coward Family History

Cowper Family in Australia
National
family histories (individuals)
Cowper Family

Cundletown & Lower Manning Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
set on the banks of the beautiful Manning River; Cundletown is a peaceful place to visit; with its remaining old buildings and squares

Historical Encyclopedia of WA
WA
books (incl family produced)
a comprehensive; authoritative and lively document covering all periods and aspects of Western Australian history; the index alone is 110 pages available as a pdf download

Dalby Pioneer Park Museum
QLD
museums
rich in the history of this area and open daily

Past Adoption Information & Services
WA
births; adoptions & orphans
adoptions have been possible in Western Australia since 1896

Dead Centre of Queensland
QLD
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
a blog about the cemeteries of Queensland by Kerry Raymond

Defence Honours and Awards
National
military & war
information on different types of medals available to Australia's defence personnel; past and present

Schools Online
WA
schools & teaching
provides a database of all public schools in WA

Dictionary of Sydney
NSW
heritage icons
an exciting and innovative new set of resources covering every aspect of the history of Sydney

Digger History
National
military & war
the unofficial history of the Australian (& New Zealand) Armed Services; hosts 6;000 pages in many varied categories; a very interesting site

Aboriginal Languages of Australia
National
indigenous peoples
presents a multi-media resource library of about 80 Australian Indigenous languages

Boykett Family in Australia
National
family histories (individuals)
descended from Thomas Hebbert Boykett born 1806 in London died 1857 at Adelaide

Office of Australian War Graves
National
memorials
along with its official functions relating to war graves and memorials; OAWG provides information and other services to the veteran community and general public

Australian Royalty
National
family histories (individuals)
a family tree of colonial Australians - their forbears and descendants - currently ~55k individuals

eGold - A Nation’s Heritage
National
gold fields & mining
an Encyclopedia of Gold in Australia; tells the story of gold through images and stories; will be of use to anyone with an interest in the gold rush & mining history of this country

Australian National Shipwreck Database
National
shipping & passenger lists
is a searchable database of shipwrecks in Australian waters including aircraft; relics and people

Heritage Branch Databases
NSW
buildings & architecture
searchable databases of over 1;500 items of significance to the state including maritime and terrestrial items

Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park
NSW
cemeteries
online search facility for this public cemetery and crematorium located in Matraville

The Eureka Centre
VIC
gold fields & mining
located in Ballarat provides a great overview of the events of 1854

Fairhall family
National
family histories (individuals)
devoted to the genealogy of Bruce Fairhall and related surnames

Armidale Family History Group
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
based on the Northern Tablelands of NSW in the town of Armidale

South Australian History
SA
historical societies & groups
a selection of articles and databases of the early days of Sth Aust by Adelaide Co-operative History

SA Family Tree Directory
SA
family histories (individuals)
large listing of Sth Australian family trees

Sth Aust Passenger Lists
SA
shipping & passenger lists
searchable collection of passenger lists for 1310 ship arrivals in South Australia includes 28;800 families

Family History Week
National
events & anniversaries
usually the first week in August - events are conducted across the country that focus on genealogy; family history; heraldry and related subjects

Tracing your family history in Australia
National
books (incl family produced)
authored by the genealogist and maritime historian Nick Vine Hall

Brenton 1870 Adelaide Directory
SA
businesses & commerce
searchable index of the first year of publication for the Professional; Mercantile and Trades Directory of Adelaide 1870

1857 Colonial Directory
National
post & telephone
searchable index for Victoria; Sydney and New Zealand

Howell’s 1858 Directory
SA
post & telephone
searchable index for the City and Port of Adelaide and South Australian Almanac

Bike Owners 1910
SA
motor vehicles & bicycles
searchable index of motor bikes registered in SA

Rhodes Scholarships 1903 to 1949
National
schools & teaching
searchable index of Rhodes scholarship recipients

Car Owners 1910
SA
motor vehicles & bicycles
searchable index of motor car ownership in SA

Motor Vehicle Registration
SA
motor vehicles & bicycles
searchable index of motor car registration in SA from 1906 to 1927

Farm Apprentices in South Australia
SA
employment
an index of British youths aged 15 to 19 during 1913 and 1914

Farm Apprentices
SA
motor vehicles & bicycles
searchable index of British farm apprentices in SA from 1913 to 1914

SA Directory 1885
SA
post & telephone
searchable index of Sands and McDougalls SA Directory - contains nearly 22000 unique records

Farmer family
National
family histories (individuals)
the history of the Farmer family in Australia

Fawkner Memorial Park
VIC
cemeteries
first internment was Dec 1906 a history of over 100 years of service with an online search facility

Fellowship of First Fleeters
National
historical societies & groups
formed in 1984 for all those people who have ancestors who arrived in Australia in 1788 aboard one of the ships of the First Fleet

Female Convicts Research Group
TAS
women in history
female convicts were transported to Tasmania from 1803 to 1853 includes a databases of convicts and descendents

Find and Connect
National
adoptions
historical resources and information about out-of-home care from 1840s including Former Child Migrants

The Wilson Hospital
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
a short history of this property originally called Eildon Hill; also listed are the available records

Finding Sydney
National
memorials
virtual on-line memorial honouring the 645 crew members of HMAS Sydney II

Finding Sydney
National
military & war
virtual on-line memorial honouring the 645 crew members of HMAS Sydney II

Queensland Fire Museum
QLD
museums
provide a great insight into the early fire service - there maybe a problem with their site - try www.firemuseum.netfirms.com

Trove: Australia in Pictures
National
photographs & photographers
provides access to images that cover all aspects of Australiana

Metropolitan Gas Company Roll of Honour
VIC
military & war
a tribute to those employees of The Metropolitan Gas Company who served in The Great War

NSW Police
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
historic photos from the files of the NSW Police Dept

Gostalgia
NSW
photographs & photographers
local history from Gosford Library’s photostream

NSW State Records’ photostream
NSW
photographs & photographers
tens of thousands of archival photos from the late 19th Century to the present; capturing life in New South Wales

Cultural Collections
NSW
photographs & photographers
University of Newcastle’s (NSW) photostream contains many images of ledgers; registers; and photos from the Newcastle region; searchable and well worth a visit if you have interests in that area

Register Books of Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle
NSW
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
the actual pages of Baptisms; Marriages and Burials 1826-May1837 from the archives of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle available to search and view

Register Books of Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle
NSW
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
the actual pages of Baptisms 1839-1861; Marriages 1839-1855 and Burials 1839-1854 from the archives of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle available to search and view

Flotilla Australia
National
shipping & passenger lists
the site of Australian shipping lines; from 1852 to now

Friends of Cheltenham & Regional Cemeteries
VIC
cemeteries
runs tours through this cemetery also a searchable database

Australian Folk Songs
National
folklore; literature & music
is a collection of traditional and bush songs with words; music and information about each song and interesting articles; a great little site

Old Teachers' College
NSW
schools & teaching
Friends of the Old Teachers' College Armidale - built in 1928

Founders & Survivors
TAS
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
Australian life courses in historical context 1803-1920; a project to study immigration; forced labour and settlement; targeting Tasmania

Fremantle Prison
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
was built by convicts in 1850s; a fascinating site to read; contains a database of WA’s convicts

Friends of Rookwood
NSW
cemeteries
a group passionate about the restoration and awareness of one of the largest cemeteries in the southern hemisphere - approx 1 million people are buried within the boundaries - a variety of tours & projects are carried out

Geoscience Australia
National
maps & place names
use this search facility to find the location of places in Australia – the Gazetteer of Australia 2006 contains more than 322;000 geographic names in Australia

Geelong Cemeteries Trust
VIC
cemeteries
an online search facility for the Geelong Eastern & Western; Grovedale; Mt Duneed; Geelong Memorial Park; Leopold; Drysdale; Portarlington; Flinders; Highton; Mt Moriac; Winchelsea and Lorne cemeteries of the Geelong region

SA Online Database Search
SA
cemeteries
a searchable umbrella database for newspaper birth (from 1960) & death (from 1972) notices; cemeteries index; birth registration (1842-1928); death registration (1842-1972) & marriage registration (1842-1937)

Old Gippstown
VIC
museums
Gippsland's Heritage Park - step back in time to the 1850s

Immigration Wall at Portland
VIC
welcome & immigration walls
37 ships carrying assisted migrants arrived at Portland 1851-1857

Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
VIC
cemeteries
a deceased search facility and maps for many cemeteries in the greater metropolitan area of Victoria

Geographical Names Board
NSW
maps & place names
the origin; history and meaning of ~80k place names in New South Wales

All Aboard
National
railways & trains
background details on the railways in Australia

Gold Coast Family History Society
QLD
family history/genealogy groups & societies
projects include transcriptions & indexing local cemeteries and newspaper public notices

Gosford's History
NSW
pioneers
online documents of the Gosford area in NSW

Gow Newspaper Indexes
NSW
books (incl family produced)
indexes from a variety of local history books; concentrating on the Macleay Valley; North Coast and Hawkesbury areas

Gow Newspapers Indexes
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
indexes of newspapers from provincial areas including Bombala; Bathurst; Katoomba; Port Macquarie News; Macleay; Bellinger; Hunter River; Maitland; Manning River; Taree; Wingham; Parramatta Cumberland; Windsor & Richmond and Hawkesbury

Crimean War Patriotic Fund Subscribers
NSW
military & war
index of 30;000 individuals listed in NSW newspapers

Gravestone Photographic Resources
National
cemeteries
to date only a few cemeteries have been photographed

Greater Hume Shire Cemeteries
NSW
cemeteries
burial registers as a downloadable pdf for the Culcairn; Holbrook; Jindera and Walla Walla cemeteries in the Hume region

Greater Shepparton Cemeteries
VIC
cemeteries
online index to the Pine Lodge & Kialla West Cemeteries of the Greater Shepparton City Council

Greenough Pioneer Museum
WA
museums
explore the rich history of Greenough Flats

Genealogical Society of Queensland
QLD
family history/genealogy groups & societies
located in East Brisbane is the oldest genealogical society in Qld

Genealogical Society of Victoria
VIC
family history/genealogy groups & societies
formed in 1941 and in 2003 became a licensed film centre for the Church of Jesus Christ of LDS

George Town and District Historical Society
TAS
historical societies & groups
at the mouth of the Tamar River has an amazing combination of history and heritage - first settled in 1804 - their goal is to provide useful information about the district

Gundaroo
NSW
pioneers
a small historical village - classified as an Urban Conservation Area - interesting site put together by Graeme Challinor

The Gun Plot - Royal Australian Navy
National
military & war
a personal website about the RAN - Past; Present and Future; contains a wealth of information

Heraldry and Genealogy Society of Canberra
ACT
family history/genealogy groups & societies
formed in 1964 to promote and encourage the pursuit of family history and allied subjects in Canberra and surrounding districts

Australian Boer War Memorials
National
memorials
graves and memorials of Australians in the Boer War 1899-1902

Harvey History Online
WA
history of Australian states; territories & cities
details oral history as well as documentary records of historical interest to Harvey area of WA

History of Australian Theatre
National
artists; actors & theatres
contains over 17;000 individuals articles; pictures; biographies and autographs in the database

Hawkesbury on the Net
NSW
cemeteries
cemetery and grave register of the Hawkesbury region

Hawkesbury Church Registers
NSW
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
baptism; marriage and burial registers - an ongoing indexing project by Hawkesbury on the Net

Hawkesbury Pioneers Registers
NSW
pioneers
lists over 1800 pioneers of the region

Hawkesbury on the Net
NSW
archives
various indexes from the Hawkesbury region eg landholders; post office directory; volunteers; school rolls

Parliamentary Return of Landholders 1885
NSW
census & musters
a census of landholders in the Hawkesbury and Windsor areas

Memorials; Monuments and Plaques
NSW
memorials
transcripts and photos of memorials; monuments and plaques in the Hawkesbury region

Antique Maps
WA
maps & place names
a lovely antique map of Western Australia

Australian Heraldry Society
National
honours; awards & prizes
encourages the correct use of heraldry in Australia

Australian Heritage
National
heritage icons
a commercial magazine available 4 times a year; web-site provides many good links

High Country Heritage
VIC
historical societies & groups
covers the Alpine and Sub-Alpine areas in the south east

Professional Historians Association
National
transcript services & historians
Australian Council of Professional Historians Associations - each state has their own chapter

Albany Historical Society
WA
historical societies & groups
is the proud custodian of preserved treasures from early days when Albany was first settled by Europeans in 1826

Historic Properties
National
buildings & architecture
historic properties available for sale or lease - a commercial venture

Convict Stockade
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
designed to be a community site with the goal to create a knowledge hub for everyone interested in Australia's convict origins; as such it is a site for participation and collaboration

History Queensland
QLD
historical societies & groups
is the umbrella organisation in Qld for local and regional societies throughout Qld

History Queensland
QLD
events & anniversaries
has held a Local and Family History Fair every 2 years since its inception [as QALFHS] in 1995

Royal Historical Society of Victoria
VIC
historical societies & groups
promoting and preserving the history of Victoria

Tasmanian Family History Society
TAS
family history/genealogy groups & societies
the Hobart Branch of this society was formed in 1980 and holds many resources

Convicts Australia
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
convict history and genealogy links presented by Jenny Fawcett

Hobart Town (1804) First Settlers Association
TAS
pioneers
promotes interest in the first and early settlers of Hobart and facilitates contact between their descendants - detailed names of the settlers

The Huguenot Society of Australia
National
ethnic & religious groups
encourages knowledge of Huguenot history and offers advice on Huguenot family history research - regular meetings and speakers

Hunter Valley Genealogy
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
provides a vast amount of information about the area - well worth a visit

Toronto Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
cemetery listing for the cemetery located in the Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley Genealogy Forum
NSW
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
covers the Hunter Valley and adjoining areas; Sydney/Central Coast; Hawkesbury Valley; Port Stephens & the Northern Rivers of NSW

Pre 1900 Hunter Valley Pioneers
NSW
pioneers
the stories of 426 Pioneer Families who settled in the Hunter Valley pre1900 and the names of their 7500 descendants

Cemeteries of S.W. Victoria
VIC
cemeteries
transcripts & descriptions of many cemeteries in south-west Victoria includes a global surname index

Internet History Resources
NSW
electoral rolls & voting
advertises that it holds some NSW electoral rolls for 1870/71 & 1878/79 and some Commonwealth Rolls for NSW for 1903 online - a commercial site

Irish Famine Memorial
NSW
memorials
at the Hyde Park Barracks seeks to maintain the names of many Irish who migrated to Australia as a result of the famine from 1845 to 1848 includes indexes to these individuals

Irwin District Historical Society
WA
historical societies & groups
located near Dongara is dedicated to preserving the history of the Irwin District through their research office and museum located at the Old Police Station and Russ Cottage

Its an Honour
National
honours; awards & prizes
understanding Australia’s 53 Honorary Awards - Imperial Awards were phased out by late 1980s

Its an Honour
National
coat of arms
description of Australia’s Coat of Arms; granted 19 September 1912 by King George V in a Royal Warrant

Janet Reakes Memorial Award
National
honours; awards & prizes
an annual award in memory of Janet - all family historians and genealogists are invited to enter

Virtual Immigration Wall of Honour
National
welcome & immigration walls
created by Janet Reakes in 2002 and maintained by supporters in her honour and memory

Whats on a Aust BDM?
National
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
a guide to what one can expect to find on a historical Australian BDM certificate

info on a Birth Index
National
births
a guide to what one can expect to find on an Australian Birth Index

Whats on an Aust death index
National
deaths
a guide to what one can expect to find on an Australian death index

Whats on an Aust marriage index
National
marriages
a guide to what one can expect to find on an Australian marriage index

Free Settler of Felon?
NSW
bushrangers
Hunter Valley Bushrangers 1803 to 1840s

Free Settler of Felon?
NSW
gold fields & mining
early convict coal miners in Newcastle

Free Settler or Felon?
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
Convict ships to the Hunter River region of NSW

Free Settler of Felon?
NSW
pioneers
Index to Settlers and Estates in the Hunter Valley

Judy Webster’s Genealogy Advice
QLD
events & anniversaries
professional genealogical research in Queensland; site contains over 135 pages and 51;000 names mainly from Queensland State Archives

Bullon Cemetery
QLD
cemeteries
index to headstones to June 1985 by Judy Webster

Mental Asylum Case Books
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an index to these books 1860 to 1931 for Queensland

Eulo Cemetery
QLD
cemeteries
index to headstones to July 1985 by Judy Webster

Illegitimate Children
QLD
births
index identifying fathers of illegitimate children 1858 to 1929

Mental Asylum Records
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an index to insanity files with names beginning with A & B

Nurses and Masseurs
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an index to those registered in Queensland as at 31 Dec 1929

Tips for Queensland Research
QLD
books (incl family produced)
2008 edition by Judy Webster

BDM Qld
QLD
births
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Births 1829 to 1916; an index to 1919 is available on microfiche/cd-rom

BDM Qld
QLD
deaths
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Deaths 1829 to 1984

BDM Qld
QLD
marriages
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Marriages 1829 to 1941

BDM Tas
TAS
births
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Births is not available; an index to 1905 is available on microfiche/cd-rom

BDM Tas
TAS
deaths
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Deaths is not available on-line; an index to 1919 is available on microfiche/cd-rom

BDM Tas
TAS
marriages
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Marriages is not available on-line; an index to 1919 is available on microfiche/cd-rom

Shire of Katanning Cemetery Register
WA
cemeteries
burial listing as a downloadable pdf of the Katanning region

Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang
National
bushrangers
is committed to let the KellyGang ride free

Kew Cemetery
VIC
cemeteries
aka Boroondara General Cemetery is 145 years old and has over 75000 burials; it is now possible to search its on-line database

Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway
National
memorials
see and hear descriptions of the campaign with photographs interviews and maps including oral histories with veterans

Koori History
National
indigenous peoples
indigenous history archive and education resource

Nominal Roll Korean War
National
military: nominal rolls
details of 18;000 Australian personnel who served between 1950 and 1956

H.M.S. Lady Nelson
NSW
shipping & passenger lists
the part she played in the colonies of New South Wales; Norfolk Island and Van Diemen Land from 1800 to 1824

Carr Villa Memorial Park
TAS
cemeteries
burial index to Launceston’s largest cemetery

Decisions of the Superior Courts
NSW
law & legal cases
Decisions of the Courts of NSW 1788 to 1899

Lutheran Archives
National
churches & parishes
this site indicates the scope & types of records available at the Lutheran Church of Australia’s Archives

Liverpool Genealogy Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
promotes historical research in the Liverpool area

Lilydale Cemeteries Trust
VIC
cemeteries
in the Yarra Valley has an online search facility and incorporates Lilydale; Yarra Glen and Healesville

Lilydale & District Historical Society
VIC
historical societies & groups
members are working on various projects such as research; tours; talks and working with the community to recognise the area's landmarks

Archives Office of Tasmania
TAS
archives
offers a wide variety of databases if you have an interest in Tasmania

Lismore Cemeteries
NSW
cemeteries
online search facility for the Lismore Lawn Cemetery and Memorial Gardens

Living Museum of the West
VIC
indigenous peoples
in Melbourne hosts an informative Aboriginal program in the region

Swan River Colony 1831
WA
pioneers
a account of the Swan River settlement of the 10 March 1831

Lost Medal Australia
National
military & war
dedicated to returning lost war medals to relevant families: always a good place to donate unwanted medals you come across

Parish Maps
NSW
maps & place names
digitised copies of the NSW Parish Maps which are online and searchable

MacArthur Museum Brisbane
QLD
military & war
the story of Headquarters Allied Forces South West Pacific Area during 1942-1944 - a unique part of Brisbane's history

Mackay History portal
QLD
historical societies & groups
where you can find out more on the history of the Mackay area of North Queensland; including cemeteries; pubs; maps; school and publications

Men from the Mackay District
QLD
military & war
who did not return home from The Great War 1914-1918 - by Mackay Historical Society & Museum

Mackay Rugby League
QLD
sports
a history from 1919

School Histories
QLD
schools & teaching
chronological information on the schools in the Mackay district

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board
QLD
military & war
details of the WW1 memorial containing 1590 local names

Mackay District War Memorials
QLD
military & war
information on all of the war memorials in the Mackay district

Maitland Region Cemeteries
NSW
cemeteries
downloadable files for burials in cemeteries in the Maitland local government area; they include: East Maitland; Campbells Hill; Morpeth; Rutherford; Glebe; Hiland Crescent; Oakhampton; Oswald and Jewish

Maitland War Memorials
NSW
memorials
an online search facility for memorials in the Maitland district

Manning Valley Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
covers the mid-north coast of NSW

Marrickville Council Archives
NSW
archives
holdings date from 1871 to 1948 and includes Petersham & St Peters council areas of Sydney

Clan Matheson Society
National
family history/genealogy groups & societies
site of the Australian Branch

Mareeba Historical Society
QLD
historical societies & groups
studies the history of Far North Qld; in particular the Mareeba Shire

Jack & Newell merchants; agents
QLD
businesses & commerce
merchants of Nth Qld - so large they printed their own currency - read about this remarkable Qld retail firm

Metropolitan Cemeteries Board
WA
cemeteries
online search facility for the cemeteries in the Perth area

Australian Medical Pioneers Index
National
medical; hospitals & homes
covers 3;000 medical practitioners up to 1875 prepared by Geelong Hospital Library

Honouring our Women
National
women in history
Gail Dodd commemorates the Australian story of the contribution by women through generations

The Ships of the First Fleet 1788
National
shipping & passenger lists
paintings of each ship

Townsend Surname in Australia
National
family histories (individuals)
an ongoing one name project

Searle - Our Family History
National
family histories (individuals)
one name study of the Searle surname in Australia

Busselton Family History Society
WA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
provides indexes of births; death and memorials in this area of Western Australia

The Sea Supply Line
National
shipping & passenger lists
Australia's merchant navy in WW2 - records for future generations - the largely untold history of the role of Australia's Merchant Navy from 1939 to 1946

Mid Murray Cemeteries
SA
cemeteries
online search facility for a number of cemeteries across South Australia's Murraylands and Riverland Regions

Banjo Paterson
National
famous Australians & biographies
author A. B. (Banjo) Paterson 1864-1941 and a selection of his writings

Larrikin Literature
National
folklore; literature & music
a site devoted to Australian authors; poets and writers; past & present

NSW Migration Heritage Centre
NSW
emigration & immigration
a virtual immigration museum providing a gateway into the migration heritage collections of museums; communities and families across New South Wales

A place for the Friendless Female
NSW
women in history
Sydney’s Female Immigration Depot 1848-1886

Millingtons Funeral Home Record Search
TAS
cemeteries
index to records at Cornelian Bay; Kingston Regional; East Risdon and Cambridge cemeteries

Millingtons
TAS
cemeteries
provides a searchable database for Cornelian Bay; Kingston Regional; East Risdon and Cambridge cemeteries; Pontville Catholic Cemetery to be added soon

Prospectors & Miners Hall of Fame
WA
gold fields & mining
a database of mining pioneers - undergoing some changes at present

Monaro Pioneers
NSW
pioneers
over 700 pioneering dynasties of the Monaro area

History of Moreland
VIC
historical societies & groups
detailed history and images from this region of Vic

Mt Morgan Cemetery
QLD
cemeteries
website appears to be having some difficulty

Lachlan & Elizabeth Macquarie Archive
National
famous Australians & biographies
a digital project providing full-text manuscript transcriptions and associated research materials relating to the lives and times of Governor Lachlan Macquarie (1761-1824) and his second wife; Elizabeth [nee Campbell] (1778-1835)

Journeys in Time 1809-1822
National
journals; manuscripts & diaries
the journals of Governor Lachlan and Mrs Elizabeth Macquarie

War Memorials in Australia
National
memorials
contains locations; descriptions and images of war memorials in the states and territories of Australia including transcripts

Mining
WA
gold fields & mining
a history of mining at Mount Magnet

Pastoralists
WA
sheep; wool & pastoralists
a history of graziers and pastoralists 1854 to 1891 at Mount Magnet

Drawn to Mt Magnet - History Book
WA
books (incl family produced)
a comprehensive book about the town; the district and its people

Murnanes
National
family histories (individuals)
a history of the Murnanes family in Australia from 1817

Fremantle Welcome Wall
WA
welcome & immigration walls
an outdoor gallery; honouring the large number of people who arrived in Western Australia through Fremantle Port

Albany Welcome Wall
WA
welcome & immigration walls
situated in the Amity Heritage Precinct - a tribute to the contribution that migrants who stepped ashore in Albany have made to Western Australia

Museum of Fire
NSW
museums
details early NSW fire service

Muswellbrook History
NSW
history of Australian states; territories & cities
a brief history of this town dating from 1833 - you can take a virtual walk through its earliest buildings

Muttaburra Community
QLD
pioneers
the geographical centre of Qld is rich in history and has a facility to search for surnames in the area

The Defence Services
National
military & war
Army; Navy and Air Force records - a listing of available resources through the National Archives

Migration; Citizenship & Travel
National
emigration & immigration
records about people who've come to Australia - a listing of available resources through the National Archives

National Archives of Australia
National
archives
Whats in the collection? Identify available records since 1901

RecordSearch
National
archives
by National Archives of Australia; use this facility to search over 7.7 million records available to view from 9;000 government agencies including defence service records and migration records

RecordSearch
National
military & war
records from 9000 Australian agencies - copies can be requested if not currently available on-line

NameSearch - Australian National Archives
National
archives
search on specific individual names from 9000 Australian agencies - copies can be requested if not currently available on-line

Digital Nambour Chronicle
QLD
newspaper indexes & extracts
freely available and fully searchable from 1903 to 1958 - discover the development of Queensland's Sunshine Coast

Saumarez Homestead
NSW
sheep; wool & pastoralists
first inhabited by Henry Dumaresq in 1830s is located near Armidale

The Naval Association of Australia
National
military & war
began in 1920 looks after the interests of serving and ex-serving and embraces all ranks and both men and women

Nepean Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
provides members with journals and has a research facility

Australian Women's Archives Project
National
women in history
is building knowledge and recognition of the contribution made by women to Australia; contains a searchable database of biographical data

Newcastle Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
a society that holds regular meetings and houses a great number of library items to assist members and visitors in their research in the Newcastle region of NSW

National Film & Sound Archive
National
artists; actors & theatres
has a large collection of audiovisual material available for searching

Maps of Australia
National
maps & place names
by the National Library of Australia search over 100;000 maps held in libraries across the country

The Argus Index
VIC
newspaper indexes & extracts
the Argus Newspaper was published in Melbourne from 1846 to 1857 this index covers 1870 to 1879

Australian Newspaper Plan
National
newspaper indexes & extracts
an ongoing project by the National Library to collect and preserve every newspaper published in Australia

Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program
National
newspaper indexes & extracts
the National Library as commenced a program to digitise out of copyright newspapers and create a free online full-text search service

Who’ll come a Waltzing Matilda with me?
National
folklore; literature & music
the truth behind the legend - a site by National Library of Australia

Australian Periodical Publications
National
newspaper indexes & extracts
a digital library of Australian journals published between 1840 to 1845 - free to download as pdf

National Library Music Collection
National
folklore; literature & music
holds a collection of retrospective and contemporary Australian music and consists of music and music-related materials that form part of the documentary record of Australian culture

Northbridge History Project
WA
history of Australian states; territories & cities
oral histories; photographs; documents; film and other sources were gathered and are stored electronically; these electronic sources are available to the public via the Electronic Archive

Northern Midlands Cemetery Search
TAS
cemeteries
online search facility for burials in Avoca; Bishopsbourne; Blackwood Creek; Campbell Town; Cleveland; Conara; Cressy; Evandale; Illawarra; Longford; Nile and Perth cemeteries

A Gathering on the Norfolk Plains 2013
TAS
events & anniversaries
a full program of events over the weekend 1st to 3rd March 2013 to commemorate the 200 years since Norfolk Islanders expelled from the island in 1813 and resettled in this part of Tasmania - a commemorative medallion has been created for the event

NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
represents members in matters at state; national and international genealogical interests

NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies
NSW
events & anniversaries
umbrella organisation of member societies - hosts an annual state conference at differing locations around the state

Registry Index of Births
NT
births
an index 1870 to 1918 is available on microfiche/cd-rom - your local library/society may have a copy - on-line search facility does not exist

Registry Index of deaths
NT
deaths
an index 1871 to 1913 is available to purchase on microfiche/cd-rom - your local library/society may have a copy - on-line search facility does not exist

Registry Index of Marriages
NT
marriages
an index 1872 to 1913 is available on microfiche/cd-rom - your local library/society may have a copy - on-line search facility does not exist

BDM NT
NT
births
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Births is not available; an index 1870 to 1918 is available on microfiche/cd-rom

Nudgee Cemetery
QLD
cemeteries
the only major private cemetery in Brisbane owned by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane; contains a deceased search facility

Obits
National
obituaries
commenced in 2006 and offers a free search for the death/funeral notice or obituary of a recently deceased person - notices remain in archive section for a minimum of 15 months

Registry Index of Births
SA
births
online search facility is not available - an index of births to 1928 is available on microfiche/cd-rom which may be in your local library

Registry Index of Deaths
SA
deaths
online search facility is not available - an index of deaths to 1972 is available on microfiche/cd-rom which may be in your local library

Registry Index of Marriages
SA
marriages
online search facility is not available - an index of marriages to 1937 is available on microfiche/cd-rom which may be in your local library

BDM SA
SA
births
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Births is not available; an index to 1928 is available on microfiche/cd-rom

Old News Copy
VIC
newspaper indexes & extracts
index of almost every item published in various editions of Victorian newspapers from the 1800's through to the 1920's; includes advertisements; shipping lists; market reports; court reports and general commentary

Old News Copy
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
index of names mentioned in the 1853 Victorian Police Gazette

Australian Obituaries Online
National
obituaries
obituary database - notices online hours after appearing in newspapers

Orphan School and St John's Park Precinct
TAS
births; adoptions & orphans
this precinct provided care for over 175 years; a searchable database of the descendants of children who spent time in the Orphan School in Hobart

Registry Index of Deaths
ACT
deaths
available prior to 1981 as an excel file to download

Registry Index of Marriages
ACT
marriages
available prior to 1936 as an excel file to download

BDM ACT
ACT
births
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Births is not available

Our Page in History
WA
archives
aims to engage more community members to get involved with preserving WA’s history by maintaining this interactive web-site

Outback Family History
WA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
dedicated to the small towns in the Goldfields & Murchison areas includes cemeteries; photos and other mining & land lease records

R.M. Williams Outback magazine
National
sheep; wool & pastoralists
although a commercial enterprise - it hosts some great stories about country Australia

Lorraine’s Burial Records
National
cemeteries
burial information of a variety of cemeteries from around Australia

Cemeteries of the Darling Downs
QLD
cemeteries
indexes and photos of cemeteries in the south-east of Qld and northern NSW

The Cresswell family
National
family histories (individuals)
with connections & data from the Greek island of Castellorizo

Headstones from Cemeteries of Tasmania
TAS
cemeteries
photos and transcripts from various cemeteries of Tasmania by Ria Kotynia

OzShips 1788-1968
National
shipping & passenger lists
Australian Shipping 1788-1968 : over 80;000 shipping and passenger entries to Australia

Palmdale (NSW) Group
NSW
cemeteries
located on the Central Coast has an on-line searchable database of interments covering Palmdale Lawn and Greenway Chapel memorial parks

Pandora
National
archives
Australia's web archive provided by National Library; is a growing collection of Australian online publications; including web sites no longer active

St Anthony’s Parish
NSW
churches & parishes
a history from 1833 of St Anthony’s Parish in the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong NSW

Parkes Shire cemeteries
NSW
cemeteries
online burial register for Parkes; Tullamore; Trundle; Alectown; Peak Hill; Bogan Gate and the old Parkes cemetery at Goobang

150 years of Parliament
VIC
events & anniversaries
150th anniversary of the opening of the Parliament of Victoria in 2006

Women's Suffrage Petition
VIC
women in history
in 1891 30;000 signatures were collected - all names in a searchable database

History Information on Parliament
VIC
government; politics & parliaments
a history of the Parliament of the State of Victoria since commencement in 1856

People in Parliament
VIC
government; politics & parliaments
a searchable database of all Members of Parliament in the State of Victoria since 1851 usually complete with biography and image

Parramatta Female Factory Precinct
NSW
women in history
for information about the Parramatta Female Factory; Parramatta Lunatic Asylum; Roman Catholic Orphan School; Parramatta Girls Training School and Hay Institution for Girls - dating back to the early 19th century

W & F Pascoe Pty Ltd
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
based in Sydney carries out microfilming & digitising of newspapers & periodicals

Palmerston arrived in 1861
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a list of the convicts who arrived in WA in 1861

Australians in the Boer War
National
military & war
an informative site by Perth DPS - is intended to guide; inform and entertain those beginning their research just as it should help the more experienced ones

Pioneer Books
National
books (incl family produced)
specialises in antiquarian and second-hand books - has a search facility of available stock

Queensland Police Museum
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
contains archival material dating back to 1864 visiting researchers welcome

WA Police Historical Society
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
historical stories from a service that commenced in 1829; includes a grave register

Postal History
National
post & telephone
tells the story of how; who and why mail is handled - this is the Australian site

School children’s victory medal
NSW
military & war
a display of the medal from 1945 and many links to other war medals

Queensland Family History Society
QLD
family history/genealogy groups & societies
formed in 1979 and has many Queensland based indexes available

Index to School Pupils
QLD
schools & teaching
from 1864 to 1997 on CD - your local library may have a copy

Commonwealth Electoral Rolls
QLD
electoral rolls & voting
for the years 1903; 1913; 1922; 1934; 1949 available on CD - your local library may have a copy

Index to Unclaimed Letters
QLD
post & telephone
from 1860 to 1874 - contains more than 200;000 names on CD - your local library may have a copy

Index to Unclaimed Letters
QLD
where are they?
from 1860 to 1874 - contains more than 200;000 names on CD - your local library may have a copy

Index to Public Servants
QLD
employment
from 1864 to 1948 on CD - contains 65;000 public servants; 35;000 teachers; 12;500 names from school committees - your local library may have a copy

Queensland War Memorial Register
QLD
memorials
dedicated to the memory of the fallen and those who served Australia in the Armed Services

Queensland Numismatic Society
QLD
currency & money
interesting articles on all sorts of coins & tokens produced in Qld

Qld Performing Arts
QLD
artists; actors & theatres
provides community access to the collection of over 65;000 items through exhibitions and research facilities

Royal Australian Historical Society
National
historical societies & groups
works to promote interest in Australian history; advance the study of Australian history; and broaden opportunities for participation in historical research

State Records Authority of NSW
NSW
archives
the starting point for research in NSW located at Kingswood

Immigration & Shipping Records
NSW
emigration & immigration
search across several databases for assisted immigrants into Sydney; Newcastle; Moreton Bay and Port Phillip from 1839 to 1896

The Ned Kelly Papers
NSW
bushrangers
a gallery of documents relating to the capture of the bushranger and his gang by the NSW State Records Office

Lachlan Macquarie: visionary and builder
NSW
events & anniversaries
Governor of NSW from 1 Jan 1810; this gallery by State Records celebrates his achievements by featuring iconic documents

Governor Macquarie 1810-2010
National
events & anniversaries
the 200th anniversary of Lachlan Macquarie’s appointment as Governor of New South Wales was commemorated in 2010 ... facts; resources and events

Lebanese Migration and Settlement
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
a gallery of images

Our Sporting Heritage
NSW
sports
gallery of images reflecting themes of sporting history

The Dunbar; Australia's Titanic
NSW
shipping & passenger lists
the story of one of Australia's worst maritime disasters in 1857

The Lemon Syrup Case
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
the trail and conviction of George Dean in Sydney in 1895

A Gallery of NSW Women
NSW
women in history
Eugenia Falleni - convicted murderer

A Gallery of NSW Women
NSW
women in history
Jane Ann Benson - love story turns sour

A Gallery of NSW Women
NSW
women in history
Louisa Lawson - suffragist and business woman

A Gallery of NSW Women
NSW
women in history
Mary Reibey - convict and business woman

French migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing French settlement in NSW

Polish migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Polish settlement in NSW

Maltese migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Maltese settlement in NSW

Nurses in New South Wales
NSW
medical; hospitals & homes
an overview of the available sources in the State Records Office

Russian migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
a number of Russian Ships visited Sydney in the first quarter of the 19th century

Chinese migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Chinese settlement in NSW

German migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing German settlement in NSW

Lebanese migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Lebanese settlement in NSW

Italian migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Italian settlement in NSW

India and NSW migration and trade
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Indian settlement in NSW

Greek migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Greek settlement in NSW

Dutch migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Dutch settlement in NSW

Colonial (Government) Architect
NSW
buildings & architecture
useful for anyone researching the history of public buildings of New South Wales

Persons on Bounty Ships
NSW
shipping & passenger lists
from 1838 to 1896 is a pilot project by NSW State Records using the online microfilm reel

Electoral Rolls
NSW
electoral rolls & voting
from 1842 to 1864 are on microfiche as part of the SRO Archives Resources Kit

Returns related to New South Wales
NSW
census & musters
census & musters 1788 to 1901 for the Colony of New South Wales

Returns related to Norfolk Island
NSW
census & musters
census & musters 1788 to 1901 for Norfolk Island

Returns from PRO London
NSW
census & musters
census & musters 1788 to 1901 for the Colony; from the Public Record Office London

Returns related to Van Diemen’s Land
NSW
census & musters
census & musters 1788 to 1901 for Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania)

1901 Census Collector’s Books
NSW
census & musters
for the Colony of New South Wales; index to census collectors' books; individuals are not listed

Bankruptcy Records
NSW
law & legal cases
an index for those unable to pay their debts or meet their expenses 1888-1928 from SRO NSW

1891 Census
NSW
census & musters
index to collectors' books; there are no individual names listed in this index; it is available on microform (not available on-line)

1841 Census index
NSW
census & musters
this index covers all surviving returns however records only the name of the head of the household; individuals in household are not named

Colonial Secretary’s Papers 1788-1828
NSW
archives
arranged by surname and subject this is the most comprehensive index of early NSW settlement

Coroners’ Inquests
NSW
law & legal cases
an index to inquests from 1796 to 1924 from SRO NSW

Divorce Case Papers
NSW
divorces
from 1873 to 1930 - over 20;000 entries

Quarter Session Cases
NSW
law & legal cases
an index from 1824 to 1837 is searchable by name

Bench of Magistrates Proceedings
NSW
law & legal cases
from 1788 to 1820 includes criminal and civil cases; publicans' licenses issued/cancelled; constables appointed; controlling the markets etc

Court of Civil Jurisdiction
NSW
law & legal cases
from 1788 to 1814 heard pleas about land; houses; debts; indeed every form of civil action

Indexes Online
NSW
archives
online indexes include census; colonial secretary papers; convict; immigration; railway employees and street names in NSW

Probate online index
NSW
wills & probate
probate packets at the NSW record office are available to search for the years 1817 - 1890 as well as 1928 - 1932 and 1941 - 1942

Aboriginal Colonial Court Cases
NSW
indigenous peoples
from 1788 to 1838

Early Probate Records
NSW
wills & probate
available from 1790 to 1814 and from 1816 to 1875 and from 1817 to 1824

Index to Deceased Estate Files
NSW
wills & probate
from 1880 to 1923 holds approx 40k entries

Mittagong Farm Home for Boys 1907-21
NSW
schools & teaching
contains 3865 register entries of boys committed and contains information such as name of parents; character of parents; maintenance orders

Orphan Schools Records 1817-1886
NSW
schools & teaching
a number of different series go into this index of orphan schools run by the colonial government 1817-1886; continuing to be updated

Randwick Asylum for Destitute Children 1852-1915
NSW
schools & teaching
contains 5890 entries from the register of inmates 1852-1915

Closer Settlement Transfer Register
NSW
buildings & architecture
from Jul 1919 to Apr 1925 an index to the transfer of land ownership originally obtained under the Closer Settlement and Returned Soldiers schemes

Register of Gold Leases
NSW
gold fields & mining
from 1874 to 1928 has over 53k entries

Teachers' Rolls 1869-1908
NSW
employment
provides a service record for each teacher and include date of birth; examination results; appointments; promotions and date of resignation; contains 14;867 entries

Register of Firms
NSW
businesses & commerce
an index to owners of firms 1903 to 1922

Asylum Records
NSW
medical; hospitals & homes
a guide to asylum records (mental hospital) in New South Wales

Rembrandt Dutch Club
National
ethnic & religious groups
established in 1978 maintains strong Dutch ties within Australia

Richmond River Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
was formed in 1936 to collect historical material relevant to north-eastern NSW

Rockhampton Region Cemeteries
QLD
cemeteries
index & maps to memorial gardens in Alton Downs; Bajool; Cawarral; Emu Park; Gracemere; Joskeleigh; Marlborough; Milman; Morinish; Mt Morgan; Rockhampton; Stanwell; Warcons; Westwood; Yaamba and Yeppoon

The Roebourne Bank Murders
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
documents the events of 1885 and subsequent investigations which are shrouded in controversy; scandal and mystery - the case remains officially unsolved

Rookwood Anglican & General Cemeteries
NSW
cemeteries
searchable index for almost one-third of the cemetery

Rookwood Independent Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
is the largest 19th century cemetery in the world - it covers 315 hectares with over three quarters of a million graves - now with a searchable database

Agents; Stock and Sharebrokers
TAS
businesses & commerce
index from the Post Office Directory 1900

Convicts Transported to VDL
TAS
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
records available for convicts transported to Tasmania

Euroa Cemetery
VIC
cemeteries
history; index and photos dating back to 1857

Headstone Photographs
VIC
cemeteries
headstone photographs from small rural cemeteries mainly in Victoria

Irish Convicts Transported to Australia
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a guide to finding the approx 26500 Irish people between 1791 and 1853 who were transported to NSW

Ballina & Richmond River GenWeb
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
Ballina is a town and local government area established on the northern shore of the Richmond River near Cape Byron in the 1840s - it includes the towns of Alstonville; Lennox Head and Wollongbar; and the villages of Wardell; Tintenbar and Teven

Coffs Harbour District Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
formed in 1984 to promote and encourage the study and preservation of family histories and allied subjects in the Coffs Harbour region

History of Australian Rowing
National
sports
comprehensive history of rowing in Australian - find out who rowed in these events and the results they achieved as well as the trends and growth in the sport in Australia

Female Migration to Aust
National
emigration & immigration
an index of the first scheme from 1833 to 1837 that assisted single women to migrate to Australia - includes books by Elizabeth Rushen for purchase

The Ryerson Index
National
obituaries
hosts over 2;721;650 death notices and obituaries from 179 different Australian newspapers; with the bulk of entries being from NSW papers; it is purely a research aid to direct researchers to the original source

The Wild Scotchman
QLD
bushrangers
James McPherson; Queensland’s only bushranger

Society of Australian Genealogists
National
family history/genealogy groups & societies
located in Sydney has been operating since 1932 and holds a wealth of information

The Salvation Army History & Hertiage
National
churches & parishes
has been developed to preserve the Salvation Army’s history and to assist with ongoing research

South Australia Police Historical Society
SA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
historical stories from a service that commenced in 1837

Discovery of Gold
National
gold fields & mining
a great little web-site by SBS about the gold rushes in early Aust history

Sellstrom
SA
family histories (individuals)
The Sellstrom family of South Australia

Sharrock family in Aust
National
family histories (individuals)
emigrated from England with details of 2008 reunion

Sydney Heritage Fleet
NSW
shipping & passenger lists
works to maintain excellence in Australia's maritime history - an interesting site

Annual Shoalhaven History Fair
NSW
events & anniversaries
held at the Nowra School of Arts displays a variety of information from the South Coast

Simply Australia
National
folklore; literature & music
an on-line magazine collecting Australian oral and social historical articles; poems; songs; stories - well worth reading

Convicted - Margaret Catchpole
NSW
journals; manuscripts & diaries
read the letters of Margaret Catchpole a convict transported to Australia

ATSIP Family History
QLD
indigenous peoples
handy guides to searching for records relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

British Convict Transportation Register
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
provides online search facility and details of over 123;000 of the estimated 160;000 convicts transported to Australia from 1787 to 1867

Queensland Mining Accidents Index
QLD
gold fields & mining
an index to Miners involved in Queensland mining accidents 1882-1945

Manuscripts Queensland
QLD
journals; manuscripts & diaries
a gateway to the documentary heritage of Queensland includes voyages; shipboard diaries even a Qantas logbook

The Bradman Digital Library
National
sports
a collection of donated items from Sir Donald Bradman is hosted by the State Library of Sth Australia

Passenger Lists
SA
shipping & passenger lists
from 1836 to 1851 to South Australia with more than 2;000 lists consisting of 52;000 families

The Manning Index
SA
history of Australian states; territories & cities
of South Australian history contains many thousands of references to South Australian newspaper and magazine stories for the years 1837 to 1937

The Manning Index
SA
maps & place names
place names of South Australia

Mary Lee 1821-1909
SA
electoral rolls & voting
a leader in the suffrage movement in South Australia

Guide to Sources for Aboriginal Family History
SA
indigenous peoples
within the collections of the Sth Australian State Library

Darragh Index
VIC
medical; hospitals & homes
to the Melbourne German Sick and Relief Society membership 1861 to 1924

Cole-Tetlow Index
VIC
hotels & hoteliers; pubs & publicans
collection of hotel records contains over 21k entries for Melbourne & suburban hotels

The Write Way
WA
journals; manuscripts & diaries
bulletins from Busselton feature diaries from several prominent early WA settlers in the 1830s

Pheasant Wood
National
military & war
searching for descendants of the 191 soldiers buried at Pheasant Wood by Tim Lycett and Sandra Playle

The Spirits of Gallipoli
National
military & war
a project about the men of the AIF who are either buried or commemorated at Gallipoli

Colonial Secretary's Office Records
WA
archives
various records on the Swan River Colony from 1828

Divorce Records
WA
divorces
a downloadable pdf guide of information from the State Records Office on divorces in Western Australia

Electoral Rolls
WA
electoral rolls & voting
a downloadable pdf of information from the State Records Office on the electoral rolls in Western Australia

House Plans
WA
buildings & architecture
information on house plans 1917 to 1951 in Stirling City Council (downloadable pdf)

Maps & Plans
WA
maps & place names
a downloadable pdf of information from the State Records Office on maps and plans in Western Australia

Memorials
WA
memorials
a downloadable pdf of information from the State Records Office on memorias in Western Australia

Grants of Probate 1832-1993
WA
wills & probate
a downloadable pdf of information from the State Records Office on grants of probate (wills) in Western Australia

Stamps of Victoria
VIC
post & telephone
the philately of the colony of Victoria and is provided to assist collectors who specialise in this area

Picton & District Historical and Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
research material of this society include cemetery records; bankruptcy; church; photographs as well as other material of the Picton district

North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum
QLD
museums
was founded in 1987 and has lots of local information

Signature Cloth names
VIC
historical societies & groups
from the 1918 Stratford Methodist Church Harvest Festival includes are some photos and names

The Friends of St John’s Stroud
NSW
churches & parishes
dedicated to preserving these nationally important buildings and graveyard

Stroud & District Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
the history from 1820s of the town located 75km north of Newcastle and 50km south of Gloucester

South West Victorian Pioneers & History
VIC
historical societies & groups
from the Glenelg and Wannon Region of Victoria covering Byaduk; Carapook & Muntham; Dartmoor; Digby; Hotspur; Merina & Henty; Sandford; Strathdownie and Wando Vale

Women’s Suffrage Petition
VIC
women in history
details of the women who signed the petition from Casterton & District 1891

West Wimmera region newspapers
VIC
newspaper indexes & extracts
extracts from the West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk & Goroke Advertiser 1887-1920

Sydney Benevolent Asylum
NSW
medical; hospitals & homes
index to admissions and discharges 1857-1900 prepared by Heather Garnsey & Martyn Killion

Sydney Catholic Archdiocesan Archives
NSW
churches & parishes
not available for Family History Research; relevant registers have been microfilmed and are available at Society of Australian Genealogists; State Library of NSW and National Library of Australia

Victorian place names
VIC
maps & place names
abbreviations of the place names in the state of Victoria

Built by Seabrook
TAS
books (incl family produced)
documents the history and construction of 43 buildings in Hobart which were built over the time of 4 generations of the Seabrook family; from the 1830s to the 1940s

Built by Seabrook
TAS
buildings & architecture
documents the history and construction of 43 buildings in Hobart which were built over the time of 4 generations of the Seabrook family; from the 1830s to the 1940s

George; Elizabeth; Little Arthur and Pitt Streets; North Hobart
TAS
buildings & architecture
by Malcolm Ward is a (pdf) description of the buildings in 1835; 1854; 1866 and 1883 (pdf)

Lilian Watson Family History Award
TAS
honours; awards & prizes
an annual award encouraging family historians to present the results of their research for others to read and enjoy - must have a significant Tasmanian content

Australian History Timelines
National
history of Australian states; territories & cities
a great starting place for historical dates

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Family Research Group
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
small group of family historians in this resort town locality with regular speakers

Mineworkers in the Hunter
NSW
gold fields & mining
an index to the 1695 mineworkers injured or killed in accidents between 1847 to 1938 in the Hunter District

The Commissioner’s Office
National
railways & trains
historical railway articles from Australia

1788-1820 Pioneers Association
National
pioneers
founded in 1968 aims to bring together the descendants of our early pioneers and to encourage the preservation of our heritage

Perth War Cemetery
WA
cemeteries
transcripts & photos of headstones compiled by The Gardens Family History

Dutch War Cemetery Perth
WA
cemeteries
transcripts & photos of headstones compiled by The Gardens Family History

Woodman Point Quarantine Station
WA
medical; hospitals & homes
opened in the 1880s has photos of graves and the station

The Ship’s List
National
shipping & passenger lists
emigrants from Great Britain & Ireland to Australia 1825-1832

The Ship’s List
National
shipping & passenger lists
vessels carrying convicts from Great Britain 1839-1846

The Ship’s List
SA
shipping & passenger lists
immigrants to Sth Australia; an index to assisted immigrants 1847-1886

The Corys of Paterson’s Plains
NSW
family histories (individuals)
Cory family in the Hunter Valley and their workforce 1823-1927

The Corys of Paterson’s Plains
NSW
sheep; wool & pastoralists
Cory family in the Hunter Valley and the convicts assigned to them 1823-1927

Tasmanian Historical Research Association
TAS
historical societies & groups
founded in 1951 it promotes research into and publication of Tasmanian history

Tomaree (NSW) Family History Group
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
based in Nelson Bay was formed in 2000 and is gathering resources and prepared to share knowledge and assist others

Tomaree Family History Group
NSW
books (incl family produced)
interested in the local history of the Tomaree/Nelson Bay area

Jindera Pioneer Museum
NSW
museums
was formed in 1967 - 100 years after the first German settlers arrived in Jindera

Toowoomba Region Grave Finder
QLD
cemeteries
provides you with the ability to search burial records of Toowoomba Regional Council cemeteries

Marilyn Rowan
National
transcript services & historians
transcription service for New South Wales; Victoria and England & Wales BDM

NSW Rail Transport Museum
NSW
railways & trains
outlines a brief history of railways in NSW starting as early as 1833

Tea Tree Gully & District Historical Society
SA
historical societies & groups
aims to promote community interest in and to record the history of the Tea Tree Gully area; holds cemetery; pioneer and farm data

Rutter Family History Resources
NSW
family histories (individuals)
the Rutter family in Australia

Yackandandah
VIC
family history/genealogy groups & societies
birthplace of Australia’s first Australian born Governor General

Hunter and Northwest
NSW
history of Australian states; territories & cities
information about towns of the Upper Hunter and Northwest region - it covers historical aspects and photographs of the area

Pioneering Nowland Brothers
NSW
pioneers
were amongst the first white settlers in the Upper Hunter area

Victorian GUM
VIC
family history/genealogy groups & societies
Genealogists Using Microcomputers based in Melbourne - is an association of family history researchers using computers to help them in their research and has over 700 members around Australia

Victoria Police Historical Society
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
over 150 years of stories; displays of crime; justice; courage and forensic techniques

Nominal Roll Vietnam War
National
military: nominal rolls
details of the 61k Australian service personnel during the conflict 1962-1975

Waanyarra
VIC
historical societies & groups
the history of the Golden Triangle region of Waanyarra in Central Victoria

Wagga Wagga and District Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
the district society has amongst other items; cemetery transcript CDs for sale of the surrounding area

Reverse Marriage Index
WA
marriages
this database contains Western Australian marriage indexes - currently for 44 years from 1906 to 1949 - transcribed from microfiche by members of Perth DPS

Register of War Memorials in NSW
NSW
memorials
transcriptions of the names on over 3;000 memorials in the state

Register of War Memorials in NSW
NSW
memorials
a project by the NSW Govt and the RSL that is recording each of the more than 3000 war memorials in NSW and provides a database searchable by postcode; suburb; memorial or veteran name

Australian Folklore Unit
National
folklore; literature & music
a collection by Warren Fahey of songs; poems; ditties; stories; yarns; toasts and snippets of history that are a celebration of Australia's unique tradition

Western Downs Regional Cemeteries
QLD
cemeteries
responsible for 16 cemeteries in Chinchilla; Tanderra; Dalby; Jandowae; Miles; Wandoan; Tara; Meandarra; The Gums; Moonie and Flinton and includes an online search facility

Wendish Heritage Society of Aust
National
ethnic & religious groups
aims to collect preserve and research Wendish & German family history and culture in Australia

The Pidgeon Coop
National
family histories (individuals)
a history of the family Pidgeon in Australia

What is my name?
National
photographs & photographers
mystery photos looking for names - Australian

Where Is
National
maps & place names
pinpoint the precise location of a street; view high-quality photos of Australian cities; get point-to-point directions and search for key points of interest including train stations; public toilets; picnic areas; churches; cemeteries etc

White Pages
National
post & telephone
current business; residential and government phone numbers and addresses

Gore Hill Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
an index to the burial records of Gore Hill in Willoughby

Wynnum-Manly Historical Society
QLD
historical societies & groups
has been established to preserve and develop the history of the area; includes a number of images

Australian Women's Register
National
women in history
is a valuable and growing source of biographical data about Australian women and their organisations throughout history

Friends of Woodman Point
WA
medical; hospitals & homes
aims to manage the usage of the Isolation Hospital at Woodman Point which many new immigrants to WA passed through - contains images; stories etc

Woronora General Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
started in 1895 serves Sydney metro; contains a name search

WW2 Nominal Roll
National
military: nominal rolls
contains information from the service records of approx one million individuals who served in WW2

Yellow Pages
National
post & telephone
current business phone numbers and addresses

The York Society
WA
historical societies & groups
established in 1968 facilitates historical preservation of the region of York

Yarra Plenty
VIC
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
services the outer municipalities of Nillumbik; Whittlesea and Banyule in the north of Melbourne

Bellarine Historical Society
VIC
historical societies & groups
collects records for the family and local history researcher on the Bellarine Peninsula east of Geelong

Geelong & District Master Database
VIC
family history/genealogy groups & societies
online search facility for names; cemetery records and directories

1891 Women Petitioners
VIC
women in history
volunteers are checking signatures and identifying the almost 30k women who signed the right to vote petition in Victoria

1891 Women’s Suffrage Petition
VIC
women in history
Williamstown volunteers are identifying the women from the area who signed the petition and researching their details

Photographers of Geelong and District
VIC
photographs & photographers
a history of 19th Century Photography in Geelong

Early days in North Queensland
QLD
books (incl family produced)
published in 1903; entire book can be downloaded

Guide to Queensland 1899
QLD
books (incl family produced)
the entire book can be downloaded

Handbook for Emigrants to Queensland Aust
QLD
books (incl family produced)
published in 1875; the entire book can be downloaded

Reminiscences of Queensland 1862-1899 by W.H. Corfield
QLD
books (incl family produced)
published in 1921; frontier and pioneer life; the entire book can be downloaded

Western Australia 1920
WA
books (incl family produced)
its early vicissitudes; romantic awakening; development and progress; 1920; contains lots of photos and maps; entire book can be downloaded

Cascades Female Factory Historic Site
TAS
women in history
discover the stories of Australia’s convict women

Land Administrative Divisions
NSW
maps & place names
refers to the 141 counties and 7459 parishes originally proclaimed in New South Wales

History of Australia
National
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia submission on the history of Australia

History of New South Wales
NSW
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia submission on the history of NSW

History of Queensland
QLD
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia submission on the history of Qld

History of South Australia
SA
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia submission on the history of SA

History of Tasmania
TAS
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia submission on the history of Tas

History of the Australian Capital Territory
ACT
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia submission on the history of ACT

History of the Northern Territory
NT
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia submission on the history of NT

History of Victoria
VIC
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia submission on the history of Vic

History of Western Australia
WA
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia submission on the history of WA

Outback House 1861
National
sheep; wool & pastoralists
Outback House at Oxley Downs 1861; a TV show but it offers a background into life on the land in 1860s

Postal History of Australia
National
post & telephone
a wiki page devoted to an overview of postage stamps and postal history of Australia

William Baker - Neptune 1790
NSW
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
a blog for the descendants of William Baker who arrived on the Neptune 1790 in New South Wales

Historian @ Work
WA
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
Jen Griffiths; historian; heritage consultant and educator

Registry Index of Births
VIC
births
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Births 1853 to 1914; an index to 1920 is available on microfiche/cd-rom

Historical BDM Index
VIC
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
church baptisms; marriages and burials in Victoria from 1836 to 1853

Events at Sea (Marine) Index search form
VIC
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
search for births; deaths and marriages on board ships coming to Victoria 1853 to 1920 (over 6200 entries)

Registry Index of Deaths
VIC
deaths
dates available from 1853 to 1988 - can search and apply online

Registry Index of Marriages
VIC
marriages
dates available from 1853 to 1942 - can search and apply online

Australian (Horse) Racing Museum
VIC
sports
a non-profit organisation preserving the heritage of horse racing holds Turf Registers from 1870 as well as news clippings; race results and race books

A Family Down Under
National
family histories (individuals)
the story of the Stephenson Family Pioneers

Central Queensland Family History Association
QLD
family history/genealogy groups & societies
based in Rockhampton; accommodates the growing demand for genealogical records for family history research throughout the Central Queensland area

The Early History of Rockhampton
QLD
pioneers
an index of surnames in this book by J.T.S. Bird

Central Qld Family History Association
QLD
family history/genealogy groups & societies
is based in Rockhampton and has put together many indexes and articles relating to the region

Ipswich Genealogical Society
QLD
family history/genealogy groups & societies
Queensland’s first genealogical society - promoting heritage in Ipswich

St Peters Cooks River church register
NSW
historical societies & groups
can provide information from the church register dating back to 1838 a very well organised site

St Peters Cooks River History Group
NSW
historical societies & groups
is active in researching and presenting the history of people and places connected with St Peters; Sydenham and Tempe since 1838

Australian War Memorial
National
military & war
provides a massive amount of information on Australians at war and has research facilities available with some collections accessible on-line

Australian War Memorial
National
memorials
provides a massive amount of information on Australians at war and has research facilities available with some collections accessible on-line

Military Comparative Table of Ranks
National
military & war
a table displaying a comparison of ranks between the army/navy/air force services

Don’t forget me Cobber
National
military & war
the Battle of Fromelles; hosted by the Australian War Memorial

Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918
National
military & war
is a 12-volume series covering Australia's involvement in the First World War; each volume is available as a PDF download

Remember Me: The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt
National
memorials
an online exhibition of 74 of the almost 4000 photos of soldiers taken at Vignacourt during WW1

WW1 Embarkation Roll
National
military: nominal rolls
details of approximately 330;000 AIF personnel; recorded as they embarked from Australia for overseas service during WW1

WW1 Nominal Roll
National
military: nominal rolls
details of approximately 324;000 AIF personnel; recorded to assist with their repatriation to Australia from overseas service following the WW1

Boxer Uprising Nominal Roll
National
military: nominal rolls
details of Australian personnel serving in the Boxer Uprising China 1900-1901

Boer War Nominal Roll
National
military: nominal rolls
details of personnel in Australian units during the Boer War 1899-1902

Sudan War Nominal Roll
National
military: nominal rolls
details of personnel serving in the NSW Contingent to the Sudan 1885

Australian Military Units
National
military & war
profiles a wide variety of navy; army and airforce units that served in time of conflicts

Dictionary of Australian Artists
National
artists; actors & theatres
an open access of biographies of over 7;000 Australian artists

Royal Flying Doctor Service
National
medical; hospitals & homes
a history of the service

South Australian Genealogical & Heraldry Society
SA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
formed in 1973 to promote and encourage the pursuit of family history and allied subjects

Genealogy SA
SA
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
database search of SA birth notices; death notices; cemeteries; birth index 1842-1928; death index 1842-1972; marriage index 1842-1937

Moreton Bay Region Cemeteries Database
QLD
cemeteries
covers Albany Creek; Bribie Island; Caboolture & Districts; Dayboro; King Street; Lawnton; Redcliffe; Samford and Samsonvale cemeteries

The Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne
VIC
medical; hospitals & homes
established in 1856 actively seeks to record its history - this site contains some biographies and patient records

Patient Records
VIC
medical; hospitals & homes
index to the patient records in the Midwifery Book 1856 to 1876 of the Royal Women’s Hospital

Nhill Historical Society
VIC
historical societies & groups
houses records and local newspapers dating back to the 1800s - web-site no longer active await new address

Blades & Shears Newsletter
National
sheep; wool & pastoralists
a great resource for anyone interested in sheep and shearing industry - NB: website no longer current [http://www.members.westnet.com.au/caladenia/blades.html] maybe obtained through Way Back Machine

Ned Kelly's World
National
bushrangers
a commercial web-site with the story & family tree of Ned Kelly - web-site is no longer active [ http://www.nedkellysworld.com.au ] - it maybe possible to obtain through Way Back Machine

Australian Bushrangers
National
bushrangers
comprehensive list and biographies of some of Australia’s famous bushrangers - web-site is no longer active [ http://www.nedkellysworld.com.au/bushrangers/bushrangers_index.htm ] - it maybe possible to obtain through Way Back Machine

Life on the Goldfields
QLD
gold fields & mining
an account on the Canoona gold rush - NB: web-site no longer active [ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~auscqfha/district_canoona.htm ] it may be possible to obtain it through Way Back Machine

Some Early Maitland People
NSW
pioneers
a brief biography of some early local people - website no longer active as at Oct 2012

Gledswood Homestead
NSW
sheep; wool & pastoralists
a history of Gledswood Homestead c1810 - site is inactive as at Oct 2012

Boer War Soldiers
NSW
military & war
a listing of men from the Mailtand area who went to this war - website no longer active as at Oct 2012

KinPendium
National
family histories (individuals)
a site for the Green Family by Lynne & Grayeme - as at Oct 2012 site no longer seems to be available

Honour Roll 1914-1919
NSW
memorials
at St Paul’s Anglican Church Maitland - website no longer active as at Oct 2012

British Army in Australia 1788-1870
National
military & war
Australia's military history began in 1788 when four companies of the Marine Corps arrived with the convicts in the First Fleet; after 1820 they became the Royal Marines - this website has been offline for a while undergoing a review - it can be accessed via pandora

The Sudan
National
military & war
Australia’s first military action in The Sudan in 1855 - this website has been offline for a while undergoing a review

National
census & musters
Australian Federal Government policy has been to destroy all name-identified census returns post 1901

Cross Country : Family Register
National
books (incl family produced)
Charles CROSS and Rose FLOOD; who arrived in Australia as convicts per the Neptune 28 June 1790. ISBN: 978-0-9751425-1-6

Photographers of South Queensland
QLD
photographs & photographers
details of the Photographers in South Queensland 1855 to 1920 an absolutely fascinating site by Marcel Safier - as at Oct 2012 no longer appears to be operational

National
electoral rolls & voting
historical Australian Electoral Rolls are available on microfiche at the National Library or many State Libraries (free); current Electoral Rolls can be viewed at Electoral Commission Offices (free); or from www.ancestry.com.au (paid)

Boer War Memorial
NSW
memorials
honour roll for soldiers from the Maitland district - website no longer active as at Oct 2012

Myra’s Place Cemeteries
National
cemeteries
information from a variety of country cemeteries across the country - as at Oct 2012 this website seems to be removed

Avon Valley Collection
WA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
is the life time’s work of Jan James and contains the transcripts of vital records in the Avon Valley area - site seems to have expired as at Oct 2012

The Mechanical Eye in Australia
National
photographs & photographers
photography 1841-1900 by Alan Davies & Peter Stanbury is an essential reference for anyone wanting to identify 19th century photos - the book maybe available through your local library

Hawkesbury Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
promotes the rich heritage of the Hawkesbury District - first settled in 1794 - site appears to be inactive as at Oct 2012

Gravesites of Tasmania
TAS
cemeteries
provides lots of information on cemeteries; war casualties and goals focussed on Tasmania - as at Oct 2012 link no longer appears to be valid and no further information forthcoming

Milton Ulladulla Pioneer Register
NSW
pioneers
published by the Milton Ulladulla Family History Society - website no longer operational - book can be found via Trove

Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australia
WA
famous Australians & biographies
seven volumes covering 1829-1914 covers both Aboriginal and European peoples; it is not available on-line check your local library

Brisbane 150
QLD
events & anniversaries
the city celebrated the 150th anniversary of the declaration of the city 1859-2009 and is hosting a wide variety of informative historical events - website no longer active

Jurd Family Reunion
National
reunions
the Descendants of Daniel & Elizabeth Jurd & associated families gathered on 19 April 2009

Cross Country : Hayes Connection
NSW
books (incl family produced)
the descent of Elizabeth; the youngest child of Charles CROSS and Rose FLOOD; convicts per the Neptune 28 June 1790; who married Richard Hayes; ISBN: 978-0-9751425-4-7

Boer War memorial
NSW
memorials
to the 275 volunteers from the Maitland district - website no longer active as at Oct 2012

Who Was There WW2
National
military & war
WW2’s major campaigns and battles and which forces served where and when - this website has been offline for a while undergoing a review - it can be accessed via pandora

Total number of records: 990 | Matching records: 990

CLICK HERE TO GO BACK AND SEARCH AGAIN

please report broken links here