The Research Centre provides comprehensive resources for tracing families both in Australia and overseas using an extensive library of books, microfilms, microfiche and CD resources.

Equipment includes Computers, Microfiche and Microfilm readers and an ST ViewScan II Microfilm Scanner and also a Book Scanner.

More resources are being added as funds allow. Specific information on the comprehensive resources is available from the Duty Monitor, and a small sample of what is available is listed below.

Books - Australia wide and Overseas

Cemetery Records - various
Family Histories - (Local and Other)
First Fleet Biographies
Hunter Valley Register I843- 1905
Log of Logs - 1788-1998 - 3 Vols.
Voyage Narratives for Australia & NZ
Musters & Census 1800-1837
Parish Registers - Various
Pioneer Registers - Various
Shipping Indexes - Assisted Immigration 1844- 1896
Microfilm Reels
Bounty Immigrants to NSW (1828-1842)
Births Deaths Marriages Tasmania (Registers from 1803)
Coroner's Inquests
Census 1841 NSW
Immigration Deposit Journals
Mutch Index
NSW Births Deaths Marriages pre 1856 (Registers)
Queensland Immigration 1848-1910
Shipping NSW Assisted Immigrants
Ticket of Leave Butts (Convicts)


BDMs All Australian States
Government Gazettes SA 1861-1870
Police Gazettes 1862-1900 NSW
Police Gazettes S.A.
Government Gazette Indexes 1832-l863
Cemetery Records - various
National Burial Index England and Wales
English Census Records
NSW Convict Records 1788-1856 +
Tasmanian Convicts
Various Irish Records
New Zealand Records


NSW Electoral Rolls 1842-1935
Inwards Passengers to Victoria 1839-1923
Immigration into Queensland 1848-1915
W.A. Births Deaths Marriages 1841-1965
S.A. Shipping 1846-1885
Northern Territory BDMs 1870-1902
Griffith's Valuation of Ireland
International Genealogical Index U.K. & Ireland
Convicts various NSW and Tasmania
Sands Directory for NSW.


NBN broadband access is provided to the extensive genealogical resources of the World Wide Web.

Access to ancestry.com is available on Computers #1, 2 and 3.

This collection contains historical records and images from Australia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, the United States and more locations around the globe.

Access to Findmypast Worldwide site is available on Computers #1, 2 and 3.

The datasets included are 1939 Register; Armed forces and conflict; Census, lands and surveys; Churches and religion; Directories and social history; Education and work; Institutions and organisations; Life event (BDMs); Newspapers and periodicals; and Travel and migration.

Access is also available to:
 Biographical Database of
 and British Newspaper Archive.

Information and images are being continually added to all these sites.

FamilySearch Films.

Orders for members are placed through the FamilySearch Administrator, and shipped directly from Salt Lake City, Utah, within 4-6 weeks.
All films are hired for 60 days, and an extension can be arranged if required. Please contact the Duty Monitor if you need more information, or assistance.