Australia Research Tips and Strategies

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The Australia Research Tips and Strategies page consists of links to specific research strategies for Australia. It also contains general tips and other resources for finding your ancestors in this locality.



Australia Research Strategies[edit | edit source]

National Library of Australia

Biographical Database of Australia

Listing of all FamilySearch Record Collections for Australia


Australia Research Tips[edit | edit source]

Civil Registrations.    Civil registration (vital) records were created by the government and include births, marriages, and deaths. They are commonly referred to as vital records because they pertain to critical events in a person’s life.   Australia Civil Registrations

Census.    The first country-wide census was taken in 1881. National censuses have been regularly taken by the Australian government since 1911.  Australia Census