In the Library
There are a number of online Australian databases, both current and archival, subscribed to by the Library that provide access to information on Federation and related issues. Visit our eResources portal and search for the following resources using the Browse eResources tab.
- House of Commons parliamentary papers
- Informit eLibrary: humanities and social sciences
Freely available online resources
The following selected online Federation resources may be useful to researchers:
- Australian Federation full text database
- Constitution for a nation
- Documenting a Democracy
- Federation Fact Sheets from the Australian Electoral Commission
- National Archives of Australia. Resources on the constitution and Federation
- Parliament of Australia Infosheet 13: The Constitution
- Parliamentary Education Office: The Australian Constitution
- Parliamentary Education Office: Federation
- Records of the Australasian Federal Conventions of the 1890s
- Year Book Australia (Early years contain useful articles on Federation and related topics)
Historic newspaper archives, such as the British Library Newspapers and the Irish Newspaper Archive, can be accessed by registered library users via our eResources. Use the Browse eResources tab to search for resources.
Use your library card to access these resources outside of the Library building.