The Library is the perfect place to explore your family history. We offer a wealth of expertise and information for experienced family historians and those just starting out on the journey, including newspapers, letters, diaries and manuscripts, maps, passenger lists and electoral rolls.
As a starting point, some of our most popular resources are listed below, but you should also drop into our Family History & Newspapers room and talk with our expert staff. You'll find all the inspiration and resources you need to research your family's past.
- Adoption and Forgotten Australians
- Researching multicultural Australians
- Finding items in languages other than English
- Researching British ancestors
- Finding articles in newspapers
- What happened when