Links for Australian Genealogy
This table lists the names and addresses of the Registrars of Birth, Deaths and Marriages in each state and territory of Australia and indicates the current cost of certificates. Has links to information about online and published indexes of Australian births, marriages and deaths.
The Australian Association of Genealogists and Record Agents has a members directory of people offering professional help with Australian genealogy research.
The National Archives of Australia. The National Archives promotes good government recordkeeping and encourages community awareness and use of valuable Commonwealth records in its care. We have galleries, a reading room and offices in Canberra and a reading room and offices in each State capital and Darwin.
The National Archives of Tasmania. This site provides information about policy and regulatory structures and settings, facilities, and services. It also includes the Tasmanian Archives Online database, which contains descriptive information about the State’s archives; name indexes, which index the contents of specific archival records relating to people; an index to our photographic holdings, which includes copies of the images; a database that describes film and video holdings.
The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) has had an Aboriginal Family History Unit since the late 1970’s. The Unit began as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographical Index (ABI) of names. Its aim was to provide a brief biographical entry of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people referred to, or depicted in published or unpublished material held in the Institute’s collections.