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1. FreeIDP Database of Research on International Education

ACER Cunningham Library: Contains details of more than 12,000 books, articles, conference papers and reports on various aspects of international education from publishers in Australia and abroad. Maintained by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), the database houses material published from 1990 onwards. Includes links to full text content.

2. FreeIndexes to assisted immigrants, 1839-96 (New South Wales and Queensland)

State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales: This resource provides name indexes to assisted immigrants arriving in the ports of Port Phillip, Sydney and Newcastle, and Moreton Bay (Brisbane). The index covers all the ports although they can be searched as separate indexes for: Port Phillip (1839 - 1851) Sydney and Newcastle (1844 - 1859) Moreton Bay (1848 - 1859), Sydney (1860-1879) and Sydney (1880 - 1896). The index contains references to Persons on Bounty Ships to New South Wales, Newcastle held on microfilm in the Newspapers and Family History zone of the Main Reading Room (mfm N 229, Microfilm Drawer labelled "New South Wales").

3. FreeIndexes to immigrants (Queensland)

Queensland State Archives: This site provides access to the various immigration indexes at the Queensland State Archives. Lists are primarily for assisted passengers from the United Kingdom and Europe and cover the span of years from 1848 to 1940. Examples of indexes include Assistant Immigration Agent Maryborough 1875-1884 and 1884-1907, Passage Certificates 1887-1906. Indexes provide peoples names in alphabetical order and include Queensland State Archives References.

4. FreeIndex New Zealand: INNZ

: Index New Zealand (INNZ) is an index with abstracts from selected New Zealand serial publications journals, including newspapers and nearly 300 journals about New Zealand and the South Pacific. INNZ is updated daily and approximately 2,000 documents are added monthly. Subjects covered include general interest material, social research, current affairs, the arts and humanities. Comprehensive coverage of titles extends from 1987 onwards. Many New Zealand titles have also been retrospectively indexed. Includes Maori content.

5. FreeIndex to assisted British immigration 1839-1871 (Victoria)

Public Record Office Victoria: This index lists the names of assisted passengers who boarded ships to Victoria, Australia, from Britain between 1839 and 1871. The results screen displays some detail on each passenger and a reference to the book and page on which the information can be found in the registers. These registers are available on open access in Microfiche Compartment 21, call number mcN 761 in the Newspapers and Family History zone of the Main Reading Room.

6. FreeIndex to miscellaneous assisted immigrants, 1828-1843 (New South Wales)

State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales: This index includes the names of passengers who paid their own fare, as well as assisted immigrants. Information includes: name, ship, date of arrival, age, events (e.g. shipwreck), and the series, item and microform numbers. It is not a complete index to immigration for the period. Other indexes for assisted and unassisted immigrants in eResources should also be consulted. Only some source material for this index is held by the National Library.

7. FreeIndex to Outward Passengers to Interstate, UK, NZ and Foreign Ports 1852-1915

Public Record Office Victoria: This database is a searchable list of passengers travelling on ships leaving Victoria. The material indexed is the microfilm copy of the list at the Victorian Public Record Office, Melbourne, catalogued at VPRS 3506 and available in their reading room. The microfilm is currently not available at the National Library of Australia.

8. FreeIndex to passengers arriving at Fremantle, Perth Airport and outports, 1898-1978 (Western Australia)

National Archives of Australia: An online database that includes the names from passenger lists in the National Archives series K269, Inward passenger manifests for ships and aircraft arriving at Fremantle, Perth Airport and outports, chronological series, 1898-1978. The index is useful to those undertaking family history research because many ships bound for the eastern Australian states passed through Fremantle. The Fremantle passenger lists include all those passengers who disembarked in Fremantle and they often also include all other passengers who travelled further on the same ship and disembarked in other Australian or overseas ports. NOTE: Although the original index at the National Archives coveres 1898-1978, coverage as of March 2014 is 1921-1949 only; the National Archives website will provide further information if the coverage is updated.

9. FreeIndex to the 1841 Census (New South Wales)

State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales: The 1841 census records the population by police districts, counties and towns. The Index to the 1841 Census covers all the surviving householders' returns and abstracts of returns. As the returns record only the name of the head of the household, the names of the other people resident in the household are not identified. The Index provides details of: householder's or owners name; return number; residence; item identifier; page number; reel number and notes. 1841 census, abstracts of householders returns, Reel 1 (A.O. Reel 2222) Berrima - Port Phillip, Reel 2 (A.O. Reel 2223) Queanbeyan - Yass, are available on open access in the Newspapers and Family History zone of the Main Reading Room, call number mfm G 21464.

10. FreeIndex to the Colonial Secretary's Papers, 1788-1825

State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales: The index covers records maintained by the Governors' Secretaries, reflecting all aspects of the administration of the Australian colony from 1788 to 1825. The Index is arranged by surname and subject, concentrating on the early inhabitants of our nation; the convicts, settlers, indigenous Australians and colonial officials. It also contains entries relating to ships, subjects, towns and localities. The index contains references to the Colonial Secretaries Papers 1788-1825, available on microfiche (mc N 763) or microfilm (mfm N 257) in the Newspapers and Family History zone of the Main Reading Room.

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