Resources for Genealogy in Australia

Resources for genealogy in Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea including lessons, message boards, archives, lookup volunteers, surnames,
documents, photographs and more.

Archives Office of Tasmania

This wonderful archives site includes a searchable index to Tasmanian wills and probate records, as well as an index to naturalization applications by
non - British subjects for the period 1835-1905. Also included are Tasmanian photographs and a Colonial Tasmanian family links database.


Australia Births, Deaths, and Marriage Exchange

A free resource for researchers to share information on births, deaths, & marriages registered in Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea.


Australian Genealogy Addresses

A great list of genealogy societies and BDM registrars located in Australia and New Zealand from the Canberra Dead Persons Society.


Australian Genealogy Message Board

Provided by the Internet Family History Association of Australia. This is a fairly active board.


Australian Research

A general overview of Australian genealogy research and records from Family Tree Maker.


Finding Families

A new publication by the National Archives of Australia - available for purchase on their website. A wonderful guide to searching government Commonwealth records.


Genealogy Helplist - Australia

A large group of volunteers willing to do lookups. They encourage their users to become volunteers and do lookups for others in their area in return.


Guide to Australian Genealogy Records

Addresses and links for genealogical archives, libraries and other repositories of Australian genealogical records arranged by state or territory.
From the Australia Family History Compendium.


Internet History Resources

Over 10,000 images of original documents online. Requires membership. The link above takes you to the list of available resources.
A few sample items available free.


LDS SourceGuide Research Outline - Australia

An outstanding compilation of research strategies and resources that can help you learn more about your Australian ancestors. From the LDS familysearch.org Web site.


National Archives of Australia

The Archives of the Commonwealth government, therefore the records date mostly from Federation in 1901. An excellent online overview of their records for genealogists.


National Archives of New Zealand - Search Services

A list of free and charged search services offered by the archives. They accept both written and emailed requests.


Oral History & Folklore - National Library of Australia

Expand your Australian family history with this collection of over 58,000 oral history interviews and folk recordings, an electronic guide to Australian oral history collections, and how-to information for conducting your own oral history.


Wills in Australia

Where to obtain copies of wills listed by state. Information includes the dates available as well as costs for copying.


Australasian Assoc. of Genealogists & Record Agents

Includes a member directory, information on the difference between a genealogist and a record agent, tips on making requirements understood, and the code of ethics required of members.



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