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National Archives of Australia

Sometimes finding information about your ancestors in Australia can be difficult.  As I’ve mentioned in previous posts not all records can be found on the subscription genealogy websites.  Sometimes to find your elusive ancestor you need to find another way to source records.  It is a case of knowing where to look.  One of the…

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Trove – Australian Newspapers

What is Trove? Have you ever wondered where to source old Australian newspapers, journal articles, or maps?  Then Trove is your solution.  Trove is an online service provided by the National Library of Australia and is a real treasure trove of information for genealogists.  It contains many Australian resources from libraries, museums, and archives, for…

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National Library of Australia

When conducting genealogy research, knowing where to find relevant information can sometimes be difficult.  This is where a library can be of great assistance.  The National Library of Australia (NLA) in Canberra is operated by the Library Council as per the National Library Act (1960).  The National Library of Australia first opened in 1901 and was…