Asylum and hospital records

Asylum Records – Research Topic Guide

This guide by State Records of New South Wales is a comprehensive guide to what is available and how to access it. This guide also includes metal health records.

Queensland State Archives – Schools, Hospitals and Orphanages

Queensland State Archives  holds many of the nineteenth and early to mid-twentieth century records on Queensland government schools, hospitals, asylums, medical staff, orphanages and children’s homes. There are guides, videos and other information to help you. The hospital records include:…

Moreton Bay and Peel Island History

This site, by Peter Ludlow, features local history information for Moreton Bay including Peel Island’s quarantine and leprosy stations.

Deaths at Toowoomba Hospital 1889

This index was compiled by T Foenander from lists published in the Darling Downs Gazette. The Links section at the bottom of the page takes you to similar lists for 1890, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1906 and 1908.  This site is…

State Records of South Australia

State Records of South Australia has links to an A-Z for researchers; Aboriginal services; fact sheets; family history information; indexes and special lists plus passenger lists. Some records are freely available online at FamilySearch. Use the indexes on this site…

Queensland State Archives

Select Explore our collection > More ways explore. Use the categories listed to access online indexes and original records if available. • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders • Australian South Sea Islanders • Business • Convicts and early settlers •…

Find Your Way Home with SA Link-Up

This site aims to assist Indigenous people find connections to family and access reunification and other services. The guide Finding Your Own Way is available online (PDF) and it details existing records of South Australian children’s homes and institutions. This…