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 occupation.
TIP: Use text and the search box to search by name. This can be useful to locate family who may have been employed by, or had contact with someone who rated a biography.