National Archives of Australia – Research Guides

National Archives of Australia’s Research Guides – You can browse and purchase copies from the online shop or download them for free from this site. Guides available include: • Twenty seven research guides covering immigration (British, Chinese, Jewish, child), foreign…

OpenGov NSW

Use this site to find information published by NSW Government agencies, including Annual Reports and open access information released under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Historical material online includes material created by the Inspector General of Police 1851-1899…

University of Melbourne, University Library, Digital Collections

The Cultural and Special Collections includes the following material online:• Architectural Atelier Drawings• Library’s Special Collections – includes the Australian Medical Journal 1856-1921• Map Collections – Historic maps from around the world. Emphasis is on Australian and historic maps• Programs…

State Library South Australia

The State Library offers many opportunities to explore and discover areas of the State’s history, your family history, special and digital collections and more. Digital Collections – Showcases selected items from the State Library’s collection with a particular focus on…

SA Memory

An online gateway to South Australian culture and heritage. This multimedia website focuses on the South Australian experience. It illustrates and interprets themes to highlight South Australia’s people, places, issues and events from the colony’s beginnings to contemporary times. A selection…

State Library Victoria

Use Search & Discover to access tools and guides to search historical collections of five+ million books, pictures, newspapers, maps and more. The  digitised collections are constantly expanding. The Family history tools & resources includes access to 17 family history…

National Library of Australia – eResources

The National Library of Australia eResources offers free home access to 212+ subscription databases to all residents of Australia. You need a National Library card and you can apply online. The card will be mailed to you within 5-10 working…

State Library of Queensland

State Library of Queensland resources and collections include books, journals and magazines, newspapers, manuscripts and archives, maps, rare books, music, photographs, films and videos, eResources and much more. One Search, the library catalogue offers a single search of all the…

Trove – National Library of Australia

Trove is a collaboration between the National Library of Australia and hundreds of Australian cultural, community and research institutions. Trove offers a single search across millions of items with more than 6 billion digital items available. It is free and…