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Informit: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families from 1980 onwards. Source documents include journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government publications, research reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, annual reports, bibliographies and theses. Training and curriculum material and other media such as videos are also indexed. Subject coverage includes research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families. Some examples are children and child development; adolescence and youth; the aged and services to the aged; marriage and divorce; adoption and foster care; child abuse and domestic violence; child care; family economics; counselling and therapy; employment and unemployment; family law; health; housing; health policy and services; minority families; population studies; social change and social issues; social and community services; and sexual attitudes and behaviours.
Australian Government Information Management Office: This is a whole-of-government single point of access (portal) that provides access to Internet-based government information and services across federal, State, Territory and Local levels.
University of Sydney: A collection of key documents relating to Australian federation available in full text. Includes the national debates and auxiliary writings of the 1890s by such significant figures as Sir Robert Garran and Sir Henry Parkes.
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry: The portal is a catalogue of Australian, State and Territory government information and services for the agricultural, fisheries, processed food and forestry industries. Categories to browse include resource management, products and resources, agricultural economics and agribusiness.
University of Western Australia: Provides information on Australian government and politics at both state and Commonwealth level. Information includes state-wide and nation-wide electoral results, party listings, governments information including premiers and prime ministers, party compositions within the State and Commonwealth parliaments. Information on current politics and government is presented, but the database also contains the historical information presented in the four print volumes compiled by Colin Hughes called 'Handbook of Australian government and politics' covering the years 1890-1999.
This portal provides links to resources, contacts, information, and government programs and services for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders.
Informit: A subset of the Australian Heritage Bibliography (AHB) this is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on Australia's natural and cultural environment containing records that specifically relate to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Source documents include journal articles, unpublished reports, books, videos and conference proceedings from many different sources around Australia. Emphasis is placed on reports written or commissioned by government and non-government heritage agencies throughout the country. Subject coverage includes aboriginal rock art sites, ceremonial grounds and sacred sites; important historical and archaeological sites; historic buildings and structures; historic towns and precincts; coasts; forests; national parks; endangered species; wetlands; rivers; geological features; wilderness areas; and world heritage sites.
Informit: Formerly HERA, this is a database from the Australian Heritage Commission, providing access to information on Australia's natural and cultural environment, including national parks, endangered species, wilderness areas, important historical and archaeological sites, historic buildings, structures and towns. It indexes journals, unpublished reports, books, videos, and theses from many different sources around Australia. Emphasis is placed on reports written or commissioned by government and non-government heritage agencies throughout the country. Contains material dating from the mid 1970s.
Department of the Environment: The Australian Heritage Database contains information about more than 20,000 natural, historic and Indigenous places.The database includes: places in the World Heritage List; National Heritage List; Commonwealth Heritage list;Register of the National Estate; List of Overseas Places of Historic Significance to Australia; and places under consideration, or that may have been considered for, any one of these lists. The information used to describe each place includes its values,legal status, significance, physical condition, history,location and boundaries, physical description, and bibliography Photographs of the place are included (if available) through links to the Australian Heritage Photographic Library Information about many Indigenous places in the Register of the National Estate is not available on the Internet. Search using latitude, longitude and map reference for places in New South Wales, Western Australia, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory and External Territories.
Environment Australia: This site is a directory to Australian heritage resources available on the internet. It includes searchable databases (such as the Australian Heritage Places Inventory) and lists of the national and state heritage registers. It also includes links to funding, relevant legislation, government and non-government agencies and other key resources.