Australia

Trove – Australian Joint Copying Project Digitisation Program

The Trove Australian Joint Copying Project has digitised 10,000+ reels of microfilm. The AJCP microfilmed 5+ million individual documents in thousands of series and collections of records relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.  Records microfilmed by the AJCP…

Australian Christian Church Histories

This site contains a contemporary collection of over 2,201 Australian Christian churches. The site has a searchable database which includes (where available) the date the church was built, identification of the architect and builders, a list of clergy 16,615+, the…

Dictionary of Educational History in Australia and New Zealand

This Dictionary aims to provide a range of authoritative entries about the multifaceted history of education in Australia and New Zealand, including histories of various types of schools and schooling; teachers and teacher training; curricula and pedagogies; childhood and youth;…

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…

Historypin

Historypin lets you share historical pictures and stories by pinning them to a location on a world map. Google Street View can be overlaid with the historical photos for a modern comparison. Museums, individuals, local history societies, historical photo archives,…

National Library of Australia – Pictures

The Pictures collection focuses on Australian people, places and events, from early European exploration of the South Pacific to contemporary events. It includes material in a wide variety of formats which documents significant people, places and events in Australian history…

National Archives of Australia – PhotoSearch

National Archives of Australia RecordSearch use the PhotoSearch tab to access 420,000+ digitised photographs 1800-2012. There are photos of buildings, people in their workplace and migration related images. You can also browse the collection alphabetically by subject.TIP: Search for names,…

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…

First Families 2001 Database

This site has recorded information about the earliest members of the submitter’s family to have lived in Australia. This database has been archived to PANDORA where it is available.