Australasian Links

A selection of links to sites relevant to Australasian research. These links will be added to regularly, so check back again. If you know of any other relevant sites please let know.

National

Queensland

New South Wales

Victoria

Tasmania

South Australia

Northern Territory

Western Australia

New Zealand


National

A selection of links to sites relevant to national research.

The National Archives of Australia is the repository for Australian government records and the source of records of major significance to the family historian.

The National Library of Australia is the country's largest reference library. It describes role as ensuring that documentary resources of national significance are collected, preserved and made accessible.

The Noel Butlin Archives Centre holds the records of industrial organisations, businesses, professional associations, industry bodies and the labour movement. A List of holdings is available online.

Australian War Memorial - The Australian War Memorial is Australia's national memorial to the members of all its armed forces and supporting organisations who have died or participated in the wars of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Australian WW1 Record Finder - Search for people across the National Archives of Australia, Australian War Memorial and Commonwealth War Graves Commission with one search.


Queensland

A selection of links to sites relevant to Queensland research.

Archives and Libraries

Queensland State Archives  is custodian of the State's largest and most significant collection of government records and is an invaluable research facility for those researching their family tree, local history or other area of special interest.

The State Library of Queensland is the primary custodian of Queensland’s documentary heritage and has been enriching the lives of Queenslanders for over a century.

Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar-General - The official government site for Queensland births, deaths and marriages

Cemeteries

Brisbane City Council -  Brisbane City Council Home Page. From here you can search the burial register for cemeteries within Brisbane City.

Internment.net - Cemetery records online for Queensland

Maps and Places

Renamed Places in Queensland - A site to help you find those Queensland places which have been renamed.

Societies

History Queensland - an umbrella group that gives all such societies a united voice in promoting the interests of family historians, local historians and genealogists.

Queensland Family History Society

Family History Association of North Queensland

Caloundra Family History Research Group

Dayboro District Historical Society


New South Wales

A selection of links to sites relevant to New South Wales research.

Registry of Births, Marriages & Deaths - Early church records (baptismal, marriages and burials) from 1788 to 1855. Birth, death and marriage registrations from 1856.

State Library of NSW - The State Library aims to collect, preserve and make accessible the documentary heritage of NSW. The collections of the Mitchell and Dixson Libraries form an extensive research collection relating to Australia with special emphasis on New South Wales, Antarctica and the South West Pacific.

State Records NSW - State Records is the NSW Government's archives and records management authority.

Chinese Naturalisation Database, New South Wales 1857-1887 - The Chinese Naturalisation Database is based on the Naturalisation records and the Colonial Secretary's Correspondence held by the State Records Office of New South Wales. It consists of 971 entries. Each entry contains eighteen fields of information about each naturalised person.

Society of Australian Genealogists - The SAG has been helping people trace family history for over 80 years.


Victoria

A selection of links to sites relevant to Victorian research.

State Library of Victoria - The State Library of Victoria is the major reference and research library in Victoria, Australia, responsible for collecting and preserving Victoria's documentary heritage.

Public Record Office Victoria - Archives of the Victorian Government.

Births, Deaths & Marriages Victoria -  You may search the following on line: Church baptisms, marriages and burials in Victoria from 1836 to 1853. Births from 1853 to 1912, Marriages from 1853 to 1942 and Deaths fom 1853 to 1985.

Genealogical Society of Victoria - The Genealogical Society of Victoria was officially formed on 17 March 1941.


Tasmania

A selection of links to sites relevant to Tasmanian research.

LINC Tasmania - LINC brings together the services of the State Library of Tasmania, the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office (TAHO).

Tasmania Online - Links to Family History.

Tasmanian Family History Society - Established in 1980 as the Genealogical Society of Tasmania the name was changed to the Tasmanian Family History Society in 2000.


South Australia

A selection of links to sites relevant to South Australian research.

State Library of South Australia - The State Library Family History collection specialises in South Australian collections.

State Records of South Australia - Archives of South Australian Government.

Births, Deaths & Marriages - These are searchable online through Genealogy SA. Births (1842-1928) Deaths (1842-1972) Marriages (1842-1937)

Genealogy SA - Genealogy SA is the leading resource for South Australian family history information.


Northern Territory

A selection of links to sites relevant to Northern Territory research.

Births, Deaths & Marriages NT

Northern Territory Library - The Northern Territory Library has a Family History service

Northern Territory Archive Service - Archives of the Northern Territory Government.

Genealogical Society of the Northern Territory


Western Australia

A selection of links to sites relevant to West Australian research.

Births, Deaths & Marriages Western Australia - You may search the following online: Births  (1841-1932); Deaths (1841-1971) Marriages (1841-1936).

State Records Office of Western Australia - Archives of the West Australian Government.

State Library of Western Australia - The library has a heritage collection of Western Australian material to preserve in perpetuity.

West Australian Genealogical Society - The Society was formed on the 1st January 1979 with the aim to promote, encourage and foster the study, science and knowledge of genealogy.


New Zealand

A selection of links to sites relevant to New Zealand research. 

Births, Deaths & Marriages New Zealand - Online access to: Births that occurred at least 100 years ago; Stillbirths that occurred at least 50 years ago; Marriages that occurred at least 80 years ago; and Deaths that occurred at least 50 years ago or the deceased's date of birth was at least 80 years ago.

National Library of New Zealand - Repository with collections covering, history, heritage and more.

Archives New Zealand - The archives of New Zealand government, including many national treasures.

New Zealand History Online - Links to other family history, genealogy and history sites.

Papers Past - Papers Past contains more than two million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1945 and includes 77 publications from all regions of New Zealand.

New Zealand Society of Genealogists