Local history

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,…

Great Southern Family History Society

This Society covers Broomehill, Cranbrook, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Katanning, Kojonup, Tambellup, Nyabing, Wagin and Woodanilling. There is information available about most of these towns. Online resources include Great Southern Herald Index to births 1917-1930 and marriages 1917-1930.

Murwillumbah Area School Photograph Collection

This site features a collection of school photographs from the Murwillumbah area of Northern New South Wales. The names of students and teachers are shown if known.The photos date from 1890s to 1962. Each year more photographs will be added…

Pylon Lookout – Sydney Harbour Bridge

If you have any family who were involved with the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge this site offers a PDF download of the Sydney Harbour Bridge Workers Honour Roll 1922-1932. The 4th edn, 2012 runs to 74 pages and…

Hill End & Tambaroora Gathering Group

Hill End & Tambaroora were important gold mining towns in the Central West of New South Wales, closely associated with the Turon and Macquarie Rivers. The site has maps to find out where Hill End & Tambaroora are in relation…

City of Sydney Archives – Assessment Books 1845-1948

The Assessment Books record details of ownership, occupation, construction, and value for buildings in the City of Sydney between 1845 and 1948. They provide valuable information for family and property history which is not available from other sources. Digitised copies…

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…

Victoria Government Gazette Online Archive 1836-1997

This fully searchable archive contains digitised images of:• Victoria Government Gazette (July 1851-1997)• Port Phillip Government Gazette (1844-July 1851)• Port Phillip Government Notices (Jan-12 July 1843)• New South Wales Government Gazette (1836-1851)

Glenelg & Wannon Settlers & Settlement – Victoria

Glenelg & Wannon Settlers & Settlement Portland Bay District, South-West Victoria is local and family history site designed to share information on the early families who settled in the Glenelg and Wannon valleys of south-west Victoria, Australia. The search engine…