National Archives of Australia – Immigration and Citizenship

The National Archives collection includes thousands of records documenting Australia’s rich migrant history. Research your family’s migration to Australia, find out more about Australian citizenship and discover a wealth of information about post-World War II immigration.Records covered include:• Passenger arrival…

National Archives of Australia – Destination Australia

This site features more than 22,000 photographs of migrants who arrived in Australia from all over the world post World War II, 1946-1999. You can use this site to share your story, read about other migrants’ memories and explore the…

Ozships: Australian Shipping 1788-1968

This site lists shipping arrivals and departures. It also includes 92,000+ passenger list entries which can be browsed alphabetically. These are linked to transcripts of the passenger lists. Please note that this site has not been updated since November 2006.

Archives Hub – British Women’s Emigration

This site focuses on organisations created to encourage educated middle-class women to migrate to British colonies such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand or South Africa in the late 1800s-early 1900s.

Findmypast – Passenger Lists Leaving UK 1890-1960

The National Archives (UK) Outward Passenger Lists for voyages departing the British Isles 1890-1960  (BT27) for Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa and USA detail 24 million+ records. The database covers many arrivals into Australia that are still unindexed…

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild

There are 12,000+ passenger list transcripts online. Most are to the USA but not all. The site includes lists of departures from the German ports of Altona, Bremen, Bremerhaven, Cuxhaven, Geestemunde, Hamburg, Stettin, Swinemunde (now Swinoujscie, Poland) plus unspecified ports.…

Invisible Australians – Living under the White Australia Policy

This emerging site is assembling biographical information about the Chinese, Japanese, Indians, Afghans, Syrians and Malays who faced discriminatory laws and policies designed to deny them their place as Australians. Over 7,200 photographs from series ST84/1, Certificates of Domicile and…

Emigrants

An online aid for those seeking emigrant passenger lists. It allows family history researchers to link with others searching for emigrant passenger lists.