Reference

Australia

Sites

* Australian Literary and Historical Texts
The SETIS collection of more than 300 Australian literary and historical texts.
* Australian newspapers
Historic Australian newspapers, 1803 to 1954. Search the full text or browse by date, state, newspaper title, category or tags. Digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program of the National Library of Australia.
* Australians at War
Through animated documentaries, video, audio and activities you can re-live some of the greatest events in Australian history, as seen through the eyes of the men and women who were there.
* Convicts to Australia
A Guide to Researching Your Convict Ancestors
* Documenting a Democracy: Australia's Story
National Archives of Australia presents 110 key documents that are the foundation of the nation.
* Federation Gateway
The National Library of Australia's Federation Gateway has been created to assist you to locate a wide variety of materials like books, web sites, pictures and manuscripts relating to the Federation of Australia.
* Migration Heritage Centre
The Migration Heritage Centre at the Powerhouse Museum is a NSW Government initiative supported by the Community Relations Commission.
* Picture Australia
Primarily aimed at revealing Australia's cultural heritage through images, this site is also well worth using if searching for pictures of New Zealand's past. A single access point for searching the distributed image collections of many significant Australian cultural institutions.
* A Statistical Account of the Seven Colonies of Australasia
Compiled between 1890 and 1904 by the New South Wales Statistician, Timothy A. Coghlan. The eleven volumes bring together statistics for each of the colonies of Australia and New Zealand and are complemented by analysis and commentary. The publication also includes chapters on political divisions, areas and boundaries, climate, parliaments and defence much like in the current Year Book Australia.
* Trove
Digitised Australian historic books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more