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Family history
Aboriginal people and family history
by Grant Hamston - Last Updated Feb 24, 2014
A guide to resources that will help you to research Aboriginal Australian family history.
Adoption and Forgotten Australians
by Carmen Quick - Last Updated Apr 13, 2014
Family history for adopted people, Forgotten Australians and child migrants
Australian colonial forces and family history
by Grant Hamston - Last Updated Apr 19, 2014
A guide to researching Australian military personnel serving in Australia and overseas between 1788 and 1902
Early Australian census records
by Katie Flack - Last Updated Apr 16, 2014
Illuminate Australian society and your family history using census records from 1788 to 1901
Gold miners and mining
by Gerry Brody - Last Updated Apr 11, 2014
Find information about gold miners, mining companies and daily life in historic Victorian goldfields.
Key Victorian family history resources
by Ann Copeland - Last Updated Apr 13, 2014
A guide to family history research using the major Victorian resources
Maps for family history
by Amy McKenzie - Last Updated Mar 12, 2014
This is a guide to using maps for family history. It focuses on using the SLV maps collection, and on researching Victorian family history, including immigration to Victoria.
Performance in Victoria
by Kerri Hall - Last Updated Feb 12, 2014
Find information about theatrical performers, performances, theatre companies and venues. Includes everything from drama, opera and dance to circus, puppetry and readings.
Picture research
by Olga Tsara - Last Updated Feb 27, 2014
Guide to finding photographs, illustrations and other images in the State Library of Victoria's collections
Publish your family history
by Ann Copeland - Last Updated Apr 13, 2014
Provides advice and resources for publishing your family history.
Researching Australians in World War 1
by Barbara Carswell - Last Updated Apr 1, 2014
This guide focuses on Australians serving in World War 1. It also includes some information relevant to Great Britain, other Commonwealth nations and other combatant nations. There is a section on nurses and women's war occupations.
Researching your overseas ancestors
by Ann Copeland - Last Updated Apr 13, 2014
Recommends research steps and resources to help you begin to document the lives of your ancestors who were not born in Australia.
Ships and shipping
by Debra Hutchinson - Last Updated Mar 19, 2014
Find technical information, pictures, logs and histories of passenger and cargo ships.
Tracing a person in Australia
by Ann Copeland - Last Updated Apr 13, 2014
Outlines a range of research strategies and tips for finding people in Australia.
Victorian immigration and emigration
by Katie Flack, Carmen Quick - Last Updated Apr 13, 2014
Find passenger lists and other records of migrants arriving in and leaving Victoria.
Victorian Sheriff's Office warrants
by Lucy Shedden - Last Updated Oct 2, 2013
Access information from historic warrants issued by the Victorian Sheriff's Office from 1838 to 1919.
What happened when
by Andrew McConville - Last Updated Jul 31, 2013
Tips for finding when small events happened

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Carmen Quick
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State Library of Victoria

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