Western Australia

The Midwest Heritage of Western Australia

This site has been developed to tell the stories of the Midwest region. This  sparsely populated region extends from the west coast about 200 km north and south of the administrative centre of Geraldton and inland 450 km east of…

Outback Family History – Western Australia

This site aims to make the local and family history on the rich and diverse Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia available to everyone free of charge. The site can be keyword searched and is organised in the following categories books,…

VOC Historical Society

This comprehensive site details the Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie VOC (United Dutch East Indies Company) their mariners, ships and the impact they had on Western Australia long before white colonialisation in 1829.  It also has details on VOC shipwrecks, related sites and resources. New

Great Southern Family History Society

This Society covers Broomehill, Cranbrook, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Katanning, Kojonup, Tambellup, Nyabing, Wagin and Woodanilling. There is information available about most of these towns. Online resources include Great Southern Herald Index to births 1917-1930 and marriages 1917-1930.

South West Life

This site features a growing collection of historical articles on life in the South West of Western Australia. There are current articles available plus access to previous articles.

State Library of Western Australia

The Library collects and preserves Western Australia’s documentary heritage. Use the  Explore & Discover tab Family History to access information and an online version of the guide book Dead Reckoning: a guide to family history research in WA. You can…

Carnamah Historical Society & Museum

Carnamah Historical Society & Museum. Carnamah is a town and farming community 300 kilometres north of Perth, Western Australia. The Society was founded in 1983 to collect, record, preserve and promote local history. This extensive site includes the following plus…