How do you research family history in Australia?

How do you research family history in Australia?

Talk to relatives, collect documents, photographs and records. Organise the information into a chart like this one. Identify the gaps and decide what you want to look for first. Visit the Newspapers and Family History zone of the Library’s Main Reading Room to get started.

How can I find out my time of birth Australia?

Many Western European countries record birth times, but there are no official birth time records for Australia, Canada, Ireland, or India.

How do you find if someone has died in Australia?

The easiest and safest way to find out if someone has died in Australia is to search Australia’s most trusted destination for death, funeral and tribute notices in print and online – My Tributes. You can still find local, recent death notices in your local newspaper.

How do I find my family history for free in Australia?

12 Free Sites for Researching Your Ancestors from Australia and New Zealand

  1. The National Library of Australia eResources.
  2. Trove from the National Library of Australia.
  3. The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
  4. Australians in the Boer War.

How can I trace my family history for free?

Get to Know Your Family Tree.

  1. Take a Look. Go to and sign in. View your tree in portrait view (pictured).
  2. Add More. If you have less than 3 generations, go to to fill things in.
  3. Search and Link. Click on an ancestor’s name in the Family Tree, then on Person.

How do I find out if someone has died in Australia?

How can I find someone in Australia for free?

Here are six relatively easy, cheap (or free) and effective ways of locating a person within Australia:

  5. PIPL.
  6. Google.

How to find your family history in Victoria Australia?

Guide to Victoria, Australia Online Genealogy Records for researching ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth, marriage, death, census, church, military, immigration, and naturalization records. These are genealogy links to Victoria, Australia online databases to assist in researching your family history.

When did registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria start?

Research and family history. Here at the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria (BDM), we’ve been keeping records of significant life moments since the mid 1800s. You can search our historical indexes of births, baptisms, marriages, burials and deaths dating back to as early as 1836.

Are there any government records in Victoria Australia?

There are many Victorian government records in our collection that contain information about people and places relevant to your family or local history research. We have listed below the most commonly requested records for discovering people and places in Victoria, Australia.

Where can I find birth records in Victoria?

A second search option allows for searching events at sea. These cover births, deaths and marriages on board ships bound for Port Victoria between 1853 and 1920. The index contains records of births in Victoria between 1853 to 1917. Marriages from 1853 to 1957 and deaths from 1853 to 1988.

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