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11. FreeFirst Fleet Database

University of Wollongong: First Fleet Online consists of information about 780 convicts who were transported to Australia in 1787. It contains a database of the First Fleet convicts; background notes about the sources of the data in the database; diary extracts, stories and letters of the time; advice about how to approach learning in general; suggestions on how to investigate the topic of the First Fleet in particular; reference and links to other information about the Australia's past.

12. Onsite(CDROM)First to Fall: Killed in Action 25 April 1915

Australian Defence Force Academy: AIF Project. Provides the only comprehensive list and details of the 621 men of the AIF who were killed in action on the first day of the Gallipoli campaign. Use Internet Explorer to use this CD.

13. FreeForces War Records

: A collection of transcribed Australian, New Zealand and Commonwealth military service records. Records relate to World War I, World War II, Boer War and other conflicts. An individual subscription is required to view the complete record.

14. FreeGovernment Property and Tenancy Registers 1925 to 1968

ACT Government: A collection documenting Government housing properties in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) from 1925 to 1968. Part of the Commonwealth records series A7752, these registers list the tenants' names, rental details, type of house, Block/Section/Division (Suburb) and addresses of Government housing in the ACT up to 1968.

15. FreeNational Archives of Australia

National Archives of Australia: The records in the collection of the National Archives of Australia trace the events and decisions that shaped the nation. Papers of Governors-General, Prime Ministers and Ministers are held as well as Cabinet documents, Royal Commission files and departmental records on defence, immigration, security and intelligence, naturalisation, and many other issues involving the federal government. The main focus is on records created since the formation of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901 however there are also some nineteenth-century records relating to functions that were transferred by the colonies to the Commonwealth government, including shipping and post offices. Most records in the collection are files, but there are also significant holdings of photographs, posters, maps, architectural drawings, films, playscripts, musical scores and sound recordings. War service records as well as other family history material is also held.

16. FreeNominal Rolls of Australian Conflicts

Commonwealth of Australia: The Department of Veteran's Affairs has published four nominal rolls. These nominal rolls list members of Australia's defence forces who served during World War Two, Korean War, Vietnam War and First Gulf War

17. Onsite(CDROM)Pioneers & settlers bound for South Australia 1836-1838 (vol 2)

Fleurieu Peninsula Family History Group: This CD contains passenger lists for both the overseas and local ships that came to South Australia between 1836-1838. It also includes additional information including individual names, ages and occupations, an index to portraits and headstones, ships diaries and journals, maps and early newspapers.

18. 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.

19. FreeRyerson Index to Contemporary Death Notices and Obituaries in Australian Newspapers

Sydney Dead Persons Society: The Ryerson Index is an index to death notices appearing in current Australian newspapers and includes some funeral notices, probate notices and obituaries. The index covers mostly New South Wales newspapers, although some newspapers from other States are included.

20. FreeSands Directory

John Sands: A complete digital edition of the Sands Sydney, Suburban and Country Commercial Directory, made available by the City of Sydney. Available online for the years 1858-1933, it contains household and business information which is a fundamental source for research into Sydney history, especially family history.

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Our research guides

"Australian cemetery records"

A guide to cemetery records held at the National Library of Australia. Includes references to printed works, newspapers, microform and online sources. Types of sources mentioned include burial certificates, church registers, civil death certificates, council and private cemetery registers/records, funeral director or undertaker records, monumental inscriptions (listings of gravemarkers, memorial plaques and monuments) and newspaper funeral notices.

"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,

"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.

"Australian maps for family historians"

A guide to how to use and find maps in the National Library of Australia to research family history. This guide covers pastoral and squatting maps, county and parish maps, real estate and sales plans.

"Australian Indigenous language collections"

A guide to Australian Indigenous language material held in the Manuscript collections of the National Library of Australia. Arranged by State and Territory and then alphabetically by language group. Descriptive information relating to the various manuscript collections containing language material is included.

"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 Birth, Death and Marriage Records Research Guide"

A guide to Australian Birth Death and Marriage records held at the National Library of Australia.

"Australian shipping and passenger records"

A guide to immigration records and shipping-related resources held at the National Library of Australia. These cay help to identify when and how an ancestor first arrived in this country. Excludes convict and military arrivals.

"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

"Convicts"

Research guide highlighting collection material and online resources relating to all areas of convicts in Australia.