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Brave Women – Nurses who served in the South Pacific area

This site is dedicated to the nurses who served in the South Pacific area. It features personal narratives of nurses (both military and civilian) imprisoned by the Japanese forces of occupation during WW2, as well as information on Australian nurses’…

Midwives Database

This database is on Noeline Kyle’s Writing Family History site. This database covers New South Wales North Coast Midwives and their Hospitals 1890s – 1940 including Armidale/Uralla, Ballina, Alstonville,Broadwater, Bangalow, Byron Bay, Nimbin, Bellingen, Dorrigo/Guy Fawkes, Brunswick Heads, Mullumbimby, Casino…

Photographs of Doctors (1889-1927)

This set of records list those who applied for registration as medical practitioners in New South Wales. A sample selection is available on State Records New South Wales – Photo Investigator.

History of Australian Theatre – HAT

This site has articles about theatre history, short biographies from newspapers, autographs , historic pictures of theatres and performers and links to other websites. The online database includes 18,500+ performers, managers, musicians, behind the scenes personnel, and others associated with…

Victorian Mining Accident Index

This index by Dave Evans lists the names and some details of 9,100+ Victorian miners who were killed or injured in mining accidents in Victoria early 1850s to 1940s.

Australian Medical Pioneers Index

This site features a database of over 3,000 pioneer doctors 1700s-1875. It lists doctors who were registered or qualified in Australia, were resident in Australia, or visited here in a professional capacity, before 1875. Ships’ surgeons, convict doctors, general practitioners…

Name Index to some members of Brass Bands in Victoria from 1890

This index is on the Family Treasures site. It lists surname, given name, year, date, band name, position and notes. There are also details the musical history of Hilda Tansey (1901-1975) Australia’s first lady brass band conductor in Sydney and…

Guide to Australian Business Records

This Guide is an endeavour to draw together historical information on Australian businesses and business people. This guide can be browsed alphabetically or accessed through one of the following categories: • Corporate Bodies• Industry Bodies• Partnerships• Pastoral Stations• People• Statutory…