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Archives collect and preserve original documents of organizations, such as churches or governments. Libraries generally collect published sources such as books, maps, and microfilm. This section describes Australia's major repositories of genealogical and historical records and sources.  
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Many Web sites help you learn about records and resources. Here are a few.<br>
  
===== [http://www.naa.gov.au/ National Archives] =====
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== Archives and Libraries ==
  
PO Box 7425
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==== National Archives of Australia<br>  ====
  
Canberra Business Centre
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Learn more about the National Archives by clicking [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Australia_Archives_and_Libraries here].
  
ACT 2610
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==== National Library of Australia  ====
  
The National Archives holds records of Australian government records of the Federation or Commonweath since in 1901; Commonwealth people; and the High Court.&nbsp;[http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/recordsearch/index.aspx RecordSearch] describes over 7.7 million records created by 9000 Australian Government agencies.&nbsp; [http://www.naa.gov.au/about-us/publications/fact-sheets/fs01.aspx Reading rooms] are in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart and Darwin.<br>
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Learn more about the National Library by clicking [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Australia_Archives_and_Libraries here]. The Library maintains a list [http://www.nla.gov.au/oz/genelist.html selected Web sites] for Australian family history and genealogy.  
 
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[http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/research/index.aspx A step-by-step guide to research at the National Archives ]is available. More than 200 fact sheets about their records are available [http://www.naa.gov.au/about-us/publications/fact-sheets/index.aspx online]. Family history records are [http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/scope/not/index.aspx not in their collection], but the site contains links to those records. Read [http://www.naa.gov.au/services/family-historians/index.aspx Begin Your Journey]&nbsp; to get started family history. <br>
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===== National Library of Australia<br>  =====
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The National Library maintains a website that lists selected websites for Australian Family History and Genealogy: [http://www.nla.gov.au/oz/genelist.html http://www.nla.gov.au/oz/genelist.html.]
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== Genealogy  ==
 
== Genealogy  ==
  
*AustraliaGenWeb Project: http://www.australiagenweb.org/
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*[http://www.australiagenweb.org/ AustraliaGenWeb Project]<br>  
 
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*[http://www.coraweb.com.au/ Web Sites for Genealogists]
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== Immigration  ==
 
== Immigration  ==
  
*Convicts to Australia: http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/index.html, http://members.iinet.net.au/%7Eperthdps/convicts/index.html
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*[http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/index.html Convicts to Australia] <br>
 
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== Vital Records  ==
 
== Vital Records  ==
  
*Births, Marriages and Deaths [http://www.coraweb.com.au/bdmaut.htm http://www.coraweb.com.au/bdmaut.html]
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*[http://www.coraweb.com.au/bdmau.htm Birth, Death and Marriage Records]<br>
 
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== Newspapers  ==
 
== Newspapers  ==
  
 
*[http://ndpbeta.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/home Historic Australian Newspapers 1803 to 1954]  
 
*[http://ndpbeta.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/home Historic Australian Newspapers 1803 to 1954]  
*Obituaries: http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot.au/index.html
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot.au/index.html Obituaries]<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 16:57, 29 March 2010

Australia

Many Web sites help you learn about records and resources. Here are a few.

Contents

Archives and Libraries

National Archives of Australia

Learn more about the National Archives by clicking here.

National Library of Australia

Learn more about the National Library by clicking here. The Library maintains a list selected Web sites for Australian family history and genealogy.

Genealogy

Immigration

Vital Records

Newspapers



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