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41. Onsite(CDROM)RAAF World War 2 Fatalities

: Contains summaries of RAAF fatalities in date of death order. Includes mission details, names, ranks and musterings of crew members, and the known circumstances of the failure of aircraft to return from missions.

42. FreeSouth Australian Red Cross Information Bureau 1916-1919

State Library of South Australia: Between 1916 and 1919, the South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau performed the service of undertaking research into 8,033 enquiries from family and friends of missing Australian Imperial Force personnel fighting in World War 1. This website contains the documentation produced and received in the process of making these enquiries. Searches can by conducted by the name of the missing person, enquirer, eyewitness or location. Names of soldiers may also appear in the Australian War Memorial's resource, First World War Red Cross Wounded and Missing, which can be found on their website at

43. FreeTasmanian Names Index

LINC Tasmania: Provides a name index and full text access to documents relating to Tasmanians from 1803 to late 1980s. Records available include: Arrivals, Births, Census, Deaths, Convict permissions to marry, Departures, Divorces, Naturalisations and Wills.

44. OnsiteThe Australian Chronicles : An Index to Sources of Australian Biography - CHRONICLES

RMIT Publishing: A resource designed to assist genealogists, historians and researchers locate biographical information on as wide a range of Australians as possible. It is an entry point to biographical information in a wide variety of sources, including Who's Who, biographical dictionaries, topical and local histories, and published family histories. Entries cover all periods of Australian history.

45. FreeThe Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate

Parliament of Australia: Biographies of Australian senators and clerks of the Senate who completed their service in the Senate between 1901 to 1983. Printed volumes are available at RF 328.94092 B615 in the Main Reading Room Reference Collection of the National Library and cover the following years: vol 1 (1901-1929), vol 2 (1929-1962), vol 3 (1962-1983).

46. FreeThe Prosecution Project

Griffith University, Australian Research Council: An investigation into the history of criminal trials in Australia. Includes digitised registers of Supreme Court cases that are available in most Australian jurisdictions, recording the names of accused as well as their offences and the outcomes of the trials. Includes links to Trove digitised newspapers.

47. LicencedThe Times Digital Archive 1785-2010

Gale Cengage Learning: The Times Digital Archive has millions of articles from the London Times. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching. Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale NewsVault. The National Library also provides access to The Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006.

48. LicencedWho's Who in Australia, Who's Who in Business in Australia and Who's Who of Australian Women

AAP: Who's Who in Australia is an Australian biographical dictionary and register of prominent people. Includes a People search, Full text search and Education search plus information on Australian awards and peerage. Who's Who in Business in Australia is an Australian biographical dictionary and register of prominent business people. Includes a Company search, People search, Full text search, Category search etc. Who's Who of Australian Women is a biographical dictionary of Australian women in all walks of life. It includes many women who may not qualify for admission into Who's Who in Australia.

49. FreeWomen Australia

National Centre of Biography: A digital repository of entries on women published in the Australian Dictionary of Biography, Obituaries Australia and the National Centre of Biography's biographical register. Includes material published in books, newspapers, journals, magazines and bulletins.

50. FreeWorld Statesmen

Ben Cahoon: World Statesmen is an online encyclopedia of the leaders of nations and territories. The goal of this site is to 'provide researchers with detailed lists of leaders, chronologies, flags, national anthems and maps to give an in-depth portrait of polities past and present.'

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Our subject guides

"Australian Joint Copying Project"

The Australian Joint Copying Project or AJCP is a collection of historical material relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific dating from 1560 to 1984. The material has been drawn from records held in the United Kingdom and microfilmed. This guide contains descriptions of the contents of the AJCP handbooks, the material contained in the AJCP,and the related microfilm reel/s,

"Indian emigration passes to Fiji 1879-1919"

A description of the microfilm collection held at the National Library of Australia containing the records of those Indians who went to Fiji as indentured labourers.

"First World War"

The National Library of Australia has extensive holdings of material concerning Australia's involvement in the First World War. These cover all formats, including printed works, newspapers, manuscripts, pictorial, oral history, realia and online materials. This guide aims to introduce researchers to key collections and items, as well as advise of where related material may be found that is not held by the National Library.

"Family history"

A research guide to researching your family history in the collections of the National Library of Australia. Includes hints on getting started, resources available at other libraries and societies, looking for your immigrant ancestors and researching convicts and military personnel.

"Australian indigenous family history"

A guide to researching your indigenous family history at the National Library of Australia. Includes information on birth, death and marriage records; mission records; military records and other resources

"Biography Research Guide"

A guide to researching biography at the National LIbrary of Australia. Includes resources available for research both Australian and overseas people.