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National Foundation for Australian Women: Contains biographical data about Australian women and their organisations, with hyper-links to the archival repositories and libraries where their records are held and to other sources of information. Women and women's organisations are listed alphabetically. Searching is also available by functional classification.
Australian National Dictionary Centre: A useful site containing information on the history and meanings of many Australian words. Includes words adopted from the various Aboriginal languages, as well as those originating on the goldfields or in the military or through immigration to Australia.
Informit: This database includes Australian-generated published and unpublished documented materials over the full range of the geosciences, minerals and petroleum. From 1979 it also covers material published on continental Australia by non-Australian sources. Source documents include over 600 journal titles, monographs in series, books, conference papers and proceedings, technical reports, maps, theses, and unpublished and open-file reports predominantly from the State Geological Surveys and Department of Mines and Geoscience Australia.
Informit: Provides information on all aspects of natural resource management, including land resources, vegetation resources and water resources. Subjects covered include: soil degradation, sustainable primary production systems, conservation, land use, vegetation rehabilitation, ecological processes, river health, management of nutrients and eutrophication, wetlands, aquatic ecosystems, urban water utilities, wastewater management and irrigation systems. Journal articles, published and unpublished reports, research in progress, books, book chapters and conference papers are all included. Material is taken from both Australian and international sources, but all relates to the Australian situation.
Council of Heads of Australias Herbaria: From this site you can search, map, download and analyse records from the databases of the major herbaria in Australia, which house over six million specimens of plants, algae and fungi. Provides information on where and when the spciments were were collected, by whom, their current identification, and information on habitat and associated species.