Local history

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…

State Library of Victoria – Pictures Collection

This Collection documents Victoria’s history visually, through artworks, objects and photographs. It includes images of Victorian people, the built environment, public and private gardens, and historical events. The collection contains paintings, drawings, prints, cartoons, photographs, sculpture, architectural drawings, posters, postcards,…

Hotels and Publicans Licences – Western New South Wales

This index 1865-1900, by Rusheen Craig, includes Balranald, Bourke, Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Cobar, Hay, Nyngan, Walgett, Wentworth and Wilcannia. Part of Central NSW 1865-1870 has been indexed and includes Albury, Carcoar, Corowa, Cowra, Deniliquin, Dubbo, Forbes, Molong, Wagga Wagga, Warren…

Parliament of Tasmania

Parliament of Tasmania. Click on Library & Resources > Historical Resources which includes lists of, and often photographs of, House of Assembly Clerks 1856 to date; Leaders of the Government – Upper House; Legislative Council Clerks 1826 to date; Photographs…

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…

South West Life

This site features a growing collection of historical articles on life in the South West of Western Australia. There are current articles available plus access to previous articles.

A History of Sebastopol – Victoria

Sebastopol history by the Ballarat Genealogical Society.  Information available includes: Sebastopol Timeline: 1800s; Sebastopol Timeline: 1900s; Sebastopol Mechanics Institute, 1864; Alluvial Gold Leads at Sebastopol; Quartz Lodes at Sebastopol; Early Sebastopol Hotels; Locations in and around Sebastopol; Sebastopol Mayors 1865-1991…