Daughters of William Coyle reading in the library, New South Wales, ca. 1920s

State and Territory libraries

State and territory libraries hold family history collections specialising in resources for their jurisdiction and a selection of material relating to other areas of Australia and overseas.

State and Territory archives

State and Territory archives hold the records of government for their respective jurisdiction. Some archive websites allow users to freely search indexes to the material held in that archive eg. immigration, convict records, census, court records, hospitals, divorce, land, patents etc.

  Family history and genealogy

Portrait of a family, ca. 1860

Portrait of a family, ca. 1860 [picture].
ca. 1860. 1 photograph : ambrotype, col. dyes, gilt ; image 14 x 9.5 cm., in frame 16.8 x 12.3 cm.
Part of Burke, Keast, 1896-1974. Keast Burke collection on the history of photography [picture]. ca. 1850-ca. 1950.

Dead reckoning : how to find your way through the genealogical jungle of Western Australia

An online version of the 1997 publication Dead Reckoning: how to find your way through the Genealogical Jungle of Western Australia. Hosted by the State Library of Western Australia.

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