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A must for family historians, our eresources include how-to guides, historical records, biographical information and the popular Ancestry Library Edition.

Maxine McKew on the state of Australian education

  • Date recorded: 9 Sep 2014

  • Duration: 27:27

Elizabeth Broderick on men’s role in creating gender equality

  • Date recorded: 18 Nov 2014

  • Duration: 32:17

World War I unit histories

Our digitised World War I unit histories contain descriptions of battles and operations; listings of officers and soldiers; personal letters; and maps and photographs.

Family history research guides

For help with your family history research, check out our family history research guides.

Victoria Government Gazette 1836–1997

Access official notifications from the Governor, Government authorities and departments, local councils, companies and individuals from 1836 to 1997.

The New York Times

Search archival content of The New York Times to research major international events that occurred during the lives of your ancestors.

The Times Digital Archive

Browse the complete content of The London Times since 1785 for details of births, marriages, deaths and other useful information that might shed light on your family history.


Search indexed parish records from the International Genealogical Index and genealogies in the Ancestral File.

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Informit Collection

Searching for Australian resources? Find indexes to hundreds of Australian journals, with some full text content available.