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1. FreeFind and Connect

: The Find and Connect website brings together records relating to institutional care in Australia. It contains information about and images of childrens homes, as well as information about where records relating to care can be found such as government departments or past providers of care. It does not contain personal information or private records. This website contains information that is relevant to anyone who experienced out of home care in Australia, not only the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants but also members of the Stolen Generations, foster children, wards of state and adopted children.

2. OnsiteFindmypast

Findmypast: Find My Past is a family history and genealogy website. The National Library of Australia subscribes to the collections covering the UK, Australia and New Zealand, and Ireland (not the United States and Canada collections). Users may select the collection they wish to search from the Search box on the Find my Past homepage. (If the United States and Canada collection is selected, users are only able to access the small amount of free information available, not the complete collection.) Popular records contained in the collections include birth, marriage and death records; census records; British newspapers; parish baptisms, marriages and burials; military records, and passenger lists of ships leaving the UK. A key collection is that of the British in India, produced in partnership with the British Library, and including the records of the British India Office and the East India company

3. Onsite(CDROM)Historical indices for births, deaths and marriages, Northern Territory

Northern Territory. Dept. of Justice, Office of the Registrar General: This resource provides an index of Northern Territory births for the period 1870 to 1918; Northern Territory deaths for the period 1871 to 1913; and Northern Territory marriages for the period 1872 to 1913.

4. FreeHistoric Maps Index (Northern Territory)

Northern Territory Government: Northern Territory Land Information still holds and uses on a regular basis, many historical maps and plans of the Territory. The Historic Maps Index allows users to search, preview and order these maps.

5. FreeNewspaper Indexes at the National Library of Australia

National Library of Australia: This Guide contains a select listing of print and microfilm indexes that can assist you with access to the Library's large collection of Australian and overseas newspapers.

6. OnsiteNorthern Territory Australia deaths 1824 to 2004. pt. 1

Genealogical Society of the Northern Territory Inc: "Index of Northern Territory related deaths were extracted from cemeteries registers, headstones, newspapers, probates and police journals. Contains 31,000 records mainly from the NT but some Territorians who died or were buried in other places." AVAILABLE IN THE MAIN READING ROOM AV ROOM or IN THE NEWSPAPERS AND MICROFORMS READING ROOM ON JUKE BOX PC.

7. 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.

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Our subject guides

"Australian Birth, Death and Marriage Records Research Guide"

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

"Cemetery records"

A guide to cemetery records held at the National Library of Australia. Contains print sources only; microfiche guides are listed in the online guide called Family History Sources in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room.

"Ship and passenger records"

A guide to ship and passenger records held at the National Library of Australia. Includes records held in print, microform and online formats.