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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

This gateway to the history of Australian science, technology, engineering & medicine brings together Bright Sparcs and Australian Science at Work to form a register of the people and the many industries, corporations, research institutions, scientific societies and other organisations…

A Celebration of Women Writers

This site recognises the contributions of women writers throughout history and aims to promote awareness of the breadth and variety of women’s writing. Searches can be made by several categories including name or country. There is a comprehensive listing of…

Parliament of New South Wales

This site lists the Parliamentary service history and biographical details of all current and former Members of the Parliament since the first Legislative Council was constituted in 1824. There are over 2000 former members listed. Click on Members > Former…

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…

Parliament of Australia

The current parliamentary handbook, part 6 contains Historical information on the Australian Parliament. This includes information dating from 1901 with detailed lists of senators, members and other personnel.

South Australian Police Historical Society

This site has information on the Foot Police, Mounted Police, Gold Escorts and Women Police. There is a list of Commissioners of Police (1838-1997) which includes a brief biography and photograph. A selection of photographs, including the various uniforms, is…

Photographers of Great Britain & Ireland 1840-1940

This site records the names and addresses of 33,000+ photographers. There are pictures of over 6,000 named sitters who could be your ancestors plus information on census and other internet based research into photographers.