National Archives of Australia
Collection of Australian Government Records including War Service records.
National Library of Australia
Contains the national collection of library material including comprehensive collection relating to Australia and Australian people. Has a range of material available as e resources for family history research.
Run by the National and State Libraries, Trove provides searchable content from historical newspapers, government gazettes, museums and libraries.
QLD State Archives
Queensland State Government records including Immigration, Courts, Land, Schools, Hospitals, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander.
Tasmanian Library Records
Searchable on-line Names Index for family history research including Births, Deaths and Marriages.
WA Births Deaths & Marriages
Online searchable index of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Western Australia for family history research.
Wagga Wagga City Library
The library provides free internet access, a Local Studies collection with material on Wagga Wagga history and local people, newspapers on microfilm and cemetery records . The loan collection of books and journals includes references on how to begin your family history.
Fellowship of First Fleeters
Association of descendants of those who arrived in Sydney Cove on First Fleet in January 1788. Their Library in First Fleet House in Sydney contains research material relating to the First Fleet.
Index to death notices from Australian newspapers including country NSW.
Virtual Australian War Memorial
This website is a home for records of all individuals who have served for Australia. It includes personal experiences of this service for the individuals and their families and communities. You can research your family members who served and also upload your information on them as part of the memorial.
Tasmanian Government and Non-Government records. Searchable collection on Libraries Tasmania website.
Western Australia State Archives
State Records Office of Western Australia - on line catalogue.
Regional Archives -CSU
Part of the Charles Sturt University, the Regional Archives have an extensive collection of government, pastoral, business and personal archival material covering the Riverina and Murray areas.
Convict Records of Australia
Searchable records of British Convict transportation to Australia between 1787-1867 - searchable by surname, year of transportation or ship. A good starting point for researching any convict ancestors.
A gateway website for Australian research which links to each State's records on Births, Deaths and Marriages as well as some UK and Ireland records.
Commonwealth War Graves
The Commission maintains over 23,000 cemeteries across the world for Commonwealth service personnel who died in WW1 or WW2. They also maintain an extensive archive. You can search the cemetery database and archive through this website.
Victoria-Births, Deaths & Marriages
Historical indexes of births, baptisms, marriages, burial and deaths in Victoria dating back to 1836.
Victoria - Public Records Office
Victorian Government records including photographs, maps and documents relating to family history.
The Wal Fife Room
Set up as a replica of the office of Wal Fife,the room contains all Wal's records from his 80 years of service to the Wagga Wagga community, including his time as a State and Federal parliamentarian. Much of material is accessible for research.
Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations
The umbrella organisation of family history societies and groups in Australia and New Zealand.
Family History Federation
The Family History Federation is an educational charity based in the UK which supports over 160 member organisations across the world - including the WWDFHS.
Wagga Wagga Rate Books
These digitised records are now available through the State Archives or through the links below:
1870-1907: Valuation and rate book records
1920-1931: Valuation and rate book records
1908-1919, 1932-1949 [with period 1944-1946 missing]: Valuation Rate books
The digitisation of this series was made possible by following entities through the Create NSW RAHS Cultural Grants program:
Charles Sturt University Regional Archives
The Museum of the Riverina
Wagga Wagga City Library
Wagga Wagga & District Family History Society
Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society