HELPFUL WEB SITES IN AUSTRALIA
Australian Shipping arrivals & departures 1788 - 1967
Tasmanian Archives, includes a Wills Index 1824 1915, Convict records, Birth, Baptism, Marriage & Death Records. Once you find what you want you must contact them and then they will conduct a search and let you know how much information they still have, and how much it will cost you. The initial search fee is $22.00 and this will include 5 pages of photocopying.
National Archives of Australia.
Burials and Cremations (Southern Regional Cemetery Trust) Tasmania. Generally will give you a date of service (burial or cremation) the full name, the place of interment including actual plot number and possibly the last area of residence or a next of kin.
Convicts Lists CD-ROM available for purchase on this subject.
World War 2 Nominal Roll - Service personnel in Australia.
First families to land in Australia. This web site will be closing as of 31 December 2004. The State Library of Victoria maintains it, but they are not responsible for the accuracy of information, which was submitted by the public in 2001.
Cemeteries in Victoria, listing graves sites.
Genealogy Centre at the State Library of Victoria. Helps to find other Internet sites. Offers a list of Microfilms available at the State Library's genealogy Centre, as well as the family search CD-ROM. Has work in progress on German Family Histories.
National Library of Australia. Has many different areas, including Military Records, state Archives, Cemeteries, Irish Transportation Records, NSW Births/deaths/marriages. Lots more.