Local history

Sewerage and Building records by Susie Zada

Sewerage and Building records by Susie Zada. These records are a wonderful resource for local and family history researchers and can be found in a multitude of repositories. This site details what is available for Australia and New Zealand and…

WikiNorthia: Documenting life in Melbourne’s North

This  wiki consists of contributions by a wide cross section of people living in the City of Moreland, the City of Darebin, the City of Banyule, the Shire of Nillumbik and the City of Whittlesea. It aims to document the…

Malvern Historical Society – Victoria

The Malvern Historical Society was formed in 1973. The Society actively collects and preserves material relating to the area formerly the City of Malvern, Victoria, now part of the City of Stonnington. The site includes Quick Facts, Oral History, Gallery,…

Australian Royalty

This site by Marion Purnell features a fully searchable online family tree of colonial Australians, their forbears and descendants. It includes 81,461+ individuals who lived in New South Wales 1788-1900.

Darebin Heritage

Thus site presents Darebin’s local history through a series of articles researched, authored and managed by Darebin Libraries. Includes information on researching family history, Darebin’s Great War, researching house history plus much more. New

New South Wales Government Gazette Index 1980-2013

There are links to indexes 1980-2013 which you can  use to search for specific supplements, acts, proclamations and legislation and other gazetted items. There is also links to the notification of legislative events 1999-2014. New

Queensland Government Gazette 1859-1900

Annual listing of Queensland government business, including jobs, tenders, and land transactions. Includes proclamations, official appointments (from teachers to railway employees), licences, legal notices, statistics, bankruptcy notices and more. New