Australia Public Records

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Public records of Australia can include coroners’ inquests, police records and gazettes, letters and papers of the Colonial Secretary’s office, records of government employees, records of licenses issued to publicans and merchants, and other public official records. Records about convicts may also be categorized as public records. Look in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:



Government and police gazettes mention individuals who hold government and public positions. They also contain information about convicts, such as notices of runaways. For more information about government gazettes, see the "Court Records" article of this wiki.