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  1. Brings together information about child and youth care facilities in Australia from the 1810s. Includes orphanages, benevolent institutions, asylums, etc. You can use Find and Connect to:

    • Read about orphanages, Homes and other residences
    • Track down records - where they are, who to contact
    • View images of places in the Gallery
  2. Use RecordSearch to find the digitised service records of Australian men and women who served in World War One plus passenger lists, naturalisation records and more.
  3. This site has an alphabetical list of over 92,000 passengers and crew. There are also lists of arrivals and departures arranged chronologically giving the name of ship with date and port of arrival or departure. Some shipping for New Zealand is also included.
  4. This index may assist researchers to access medical journals that have been copied as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP).
  5. The National Museum of Australia is a social history museum. It explores the land, nation and people of Australia. Focussing on Indigenous histories and cultures, histories of European settlement and our interaction with the environment. Includes histories, diaries and narratives.
  6. This is the new website for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where new transcribed records and images are being added regularly. Select Browse our record collection to see what is available.
  7. This website commemorates the young female orphans who were sent from Irish workhouses to Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide 1848-1850 under the Earl Grey scheme. There is background information on the scheme and the names of those on the memorial are listed.
  8. This is site from the National Archives of Australia about post-war migration to Australia. You are invited to register and share your stories or tag and make comments about the photographs.
  9. An online exhibition about British child migrants produced by the Australian National Maritime Museum and the National Museum Liverpool.
  10. Select Passenger index to search the database of over 800,000 names of passengers arriving in Fremantle between Jan 1921 and Jan 1950. You will need to log in first or search as a guest user. You can also use Name Search and select Immigration and Naturalisation Records to find information on people arriving in Australia. For example, many arrivals under the Assisted Passage Migration Scheme can be found in this way.
  11. Information on immigration to Victoria and Australia. Includes information on ships, personal stories and detailed statistics on migrants from various countries.
  12. Searchable database of passenger lists for people leaving British ports 1890-1960. View free results list and pay per view for transcripts or images of passenger list. Part of the Findmypast UK subscription site which is available to use free within the building at the State Library of Western Australia.

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