How can I find Australian Government publications?

  "Government Gazette of the state of New South Wales Published by authority. [Registered at teh general post office, Sydney, for transmission by post as a newspaper.] No. 54.] Friday, 19 April. [1929."

Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001)  p. 1689. 19 April 1929, nla.news-page14266045

There are a number of websites that will help you find Australian Government publications:

  • GovPubs - the Australian Government Publications Guide is a guide to selected Australian Commonwealth and State Government publications, such as Acts, Hansards, Gazettes and Parliamentary Papers, located in Australia's National and State Libraries and on the Internet. An historical description of each publication is provided, and holdings information will enable you to locate resources in each library or online.
  • Australian Government - Publications provides access to Australian Government publications and information on distribution arrangements for many Australian Government publications.
  • GovRAP is a free monthly reference service listing recent Australian government publications. Each publication listed has been published during the current or previous two years by a government department or agency.

The following book may also be useful:

If you are unable to visit the Library, Trove can help you find and get items at libraries near you. The National Library can provide copies of certain materials. For more information go to our Copies Direct service.

See also the FAQ How can I find online government publications which are no longer on the web?