Australian Securities and Investments Commission

This site offers searches of Organisations and Business Names. A search returns the company registration number (ABN, ACN, ARBN); current status (registered or deregistered); the town or suburb of the registered office and a complete list of documents lodged by…

Australian Travelling Entertainers

This site, by Mark St Leon, is dedicated to Australia’s circus history and to travelling entertainers. This site is no longer online but has been archived by PANDORA – Australia’s Web Archive.

Australian Medical Pioneers Index

This site features a database of over 3,000 pioneer doctors 1700s-1875. It lists doctors who were registered or qualified in Australia, were resident in Australia, or visited here in a professional capacity, before 1875. Ships’ surgeons, convict doctors, general practitioners…

Design & Art Australia Online

This collaborative e-Research tool presents biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.

Australian Dictionary of Biography Online

This site features 12,000+ biographies of significant Australians who died before 1980, from prime ministers, governors-general and premiers, generals and bishops, artists, actors and authors, engineers and schoolteachers, to prostitutes, thieves and murderers. Use the Faceted Browse to browse by…

The Luyken Collection

This Collection c0ntains engravings from Dutch artist Jan Luyken and illustrates trades from the late 17th century. Each picture has a moralistic verse with it (in Dutch).