Local history

Tarnagulla

This town formerly known as Sandy Creek (1852-1858) was centre of the Victorian goldfields. This local history site contains a wealth of information which includes various historical indexes.

Traralgon and District Historical Society – Victoria

Traralgon is a major country city in Gippsland about 160km east of Melbourne. The main localities of interest are Traralgon, Boola Boola, Callignee, Carrajung, Flynn, Gormandale, Koornalla, Le Roy, Loy Yang, Toongabbie, Tyers, Walhalla and Willung. There is an excellent…

ACT Government – Search for Canberra street and suburb names

Canberra’s suburb and street names present an interesting mosaic of Australia’s local and national high achievers, its geography, heritage and history. Some of the people commemorated are well known, whilst others made their mark as quiet achievers. Our Indigenous heritage,…

Jamieson & District Historical Society – Victoria

The Jamieson & District Historical Society was formed in 1991 and have their headquarters and museum in the Old Jamieson Courthouse. The Society aims to preserve the history of Jamieson and the Upper Goulburn Region which covers Darlingford, Enochs Point,…

Mt Rouse & District Historical Society, Penshurst – Victoria

The Mount Rouse and District Historical Society was formed in 1973 and is located at the old courthouse, Martin Street, Penshurst. Resources include: Individual files on local families, businesses and trades, properties, sports clubs, etc.: Various published family histories; Local…

Ballarat & District Genealogical Society – Victoria

The Ballarat & District Genealogical Society was formed in 1978 as a breakaway group from the Ballarat Historical Society. The aim of the society is to help people discover their family history. To have appropriate records available, with guidance in…

State Library of Victoria – Family History Resources

These include research guides and the following online indexes:• Tetlow Index to the Robert K Cole collection of Melbourne hotel records• Darragh Index to the Melbourne German Sick and Relief Society membership 1861-1924.

Helen Doxford Harris Homepage

The online Victorian Historical Indexes include: • Index to Missing People found in Victoria Police Correspondence Records• Index to Women Lecturers in Victoria 1880-1905• Index to Wife & Child Deserters• Index to Victoria Police & Police Stations• Index to Criminal…

High Country Heritage

This site, by Dianne Carroll, is designed for those researching the history and families in the Alpine and Sub Alpine areas of South Eastern Australia. Includes information, resources, links and more.