Australian Vintage Picture Resource

clip_image002Picture Australia is a one stop shop for digitise images from around Australia & New Zealand. The images are sourced from places such as National Archives Australia, New Zealand National Library and Australian War Memorial.

Worth a visit if you find you have ancestors from the antipodes.

http://www.pictureaustralia.org/

 

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Aussie Newspapers online

clip_image002Many of us will have ancestors who ventured or were sent to Australia. A great resource apart from the usual births, marriages & deaths registers etc. is newspapers. The early newspapers recorded all the local gossip as well as national and international news so it is always worthwhile seeing if your family feature in them.

The National Library of Australia has scanned thousands of the old newspapers in their car and put them online and what’s more access is free. Great Smile

http://trove.nla.gov.au/

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