Government Links

NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriage

Records since 1788 of Births (to 1911), Deaths (to1981) and Marriages (to 1961).

State Library/Mitchell Library/Dixon

The State Library of NSW, including the Mitchell Library and the Dixon Collection, is the unique major research and reference library in NSW.

National Archives of

Researching family history is a favourite hobby for many people. The National Archives holds many records in which you might find information about your ancestors. This is the place to come if your family members served in the Australian armed forces or if they migrated to Australia during the 20th century.

National Library of

The Library holds the greatest collection in the world of material relating to Australia and the Australian people. It ranges from the earliest European works about the Great Southern Land to the most current publications. The collection includes all formats of material, from books and magazines to pictures, photographs, maps, sheet music, oral history recordings, manuscript papers, ephemera and much, much more!

Australian ANZACS on the Great War

Established in 2003. A database of the 330,000 men and women who served overseas in the First Australian Imperial Force- hosted by UNSW@ADFA.

Australian War

The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war. Its mission is to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society.
Publishes a regular Electronic newsletter + the Wartime magazine.

Roll of Honour- Australian War

Records of Australia's war dead.

WW2 Nominal

Service record details of individuals who served in Australia's defence forces and the Australian Merchant Navy during World War 2.

Commonwealth War Graves

Commemorates the 1,7000,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars.

The War Graves Photographic

A project set up by the UK Ministry of Defence to photograph every war grave, individual memorial and family memorial of serving personnel from WW1 to the present day. Due to popularity it has now been extended to all nationalities and military conflicts.