Australian Trade Union Archives

This site is a gateway for researchers and scholars of labour history. It links together historical detail, archival resources, published material and information about Australian industrial organisations, mainly trade unions but also employer bodies. New

Parliamentary Papers Database (Victoria)

This site provides access to the full text of over 10,000 Victorian parliamentary papers dating from 1851.  All documents are fully searchable and include parliamentary committee reports, Ombudsman’s reports, Auditor General’s reports, Royal Commissions, annual reports of departments and agencies…

University of Newcastle, NSW – Special Collections on Flickr

This collection of 76,923+ images has a lot of material for family history research including this small selection: • Anglican Diocese of Newcastle – Churches and rectories, 344 images • Coal mines and coal • Estate posters • Historical photographs…

Sydney’s Alderman

Sydney’s Aldermen – This site has biographical information, and photographs if available, on aldermen and councillors elected to serve on the City of Sydney Council since 1842. Research is ongoing into the other councils that have been absorbed within the…

Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate

Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate includes biographies and photographs of Australian senators and clerks of the Senate who completed their service in the Senate from 1901 to 2002.

Dictionary of Traded Goods and Commodities, 1550-1820

A dictionary of nearly 4,000 terms found used in documents relating to trade and retail in Britain 1550-1820 by Nancy Cox and Karin Dannehl, University of Wolverhampton, 2007. Hosted on the British History Online site. New

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…

The Delany Archive – Photos on Flickr

This collection currently has 993 images. The photos and document images relate to the four collections held by the Delany Archive. These include: • Roman Catholic Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin collection (covers most of Carlow and Kildare plus parts…

Irish Merchant Seaman 1918-1921

This online index by David Snook details 23,000+ Irish born and 1000+ Canadian born merchant seamen and their voyages. The index has been compiled from the CR10 series of central index cards held in the Southampton Civic Archives, Hampshire. New

Queensland Government Gazette 1859-1900

Annual listing of Queensland government business, including jobs, tenders, and land transactions. Includes proclamations, official appointments (from teachers to railway employees), licences, legal notices, statistics, bankruptcy notices and more. New