Politicans and Alderman

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…

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.

GovPubs

The Australian Government Publications Guide to publications, such as Acts, Hansards, Gazettes and Parliamentary Papers, located in Australian libraries or available on the Internet.

National Archives of Australia – Research Guides

National Archives of Australia’s Research Guides – You can browse and purchase copies from the online shop or download them for free from this site. Guides available include: • Twenty seven research guides covering immigration (British, Chinese, Jewish, child), foreign…

University of Melbourne, University Library, Digital Collections

The Cultural and Special Collections includes the following material online:• Architectural Atelier Drawings• Library’s Special Collections – includes the Australian Medical Journal 1856-1921• Map Collections – Historic maps from around the world. Emphasis is on Australian and historic maps• Programs…

Re-member

A database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. This site is fully searchable or can be browsed alphabetically. Details such as when and where born and died, parents, marriage, occupation, religion, education, career and party are given plus details 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…