Australian History Sources


Primary Sources

National Archives of Australia

A huge archive with a range of primary sources from Australia's history.

Australian War Memorial

Contains a vast collection of material from Australia's military history.

Trove Newspapers Online

A collection of Australian newspapers from the past.

National Library of Australia

Has many collections of artefacts, maps and articles with regard to Australian history.

Discovering ANZACS

Explore a growing selection of government records about Australians and New Zealanders in World War I and the Boer War.


Secondary Sources

Google Scholar

This searches internet sites for academic articles and books. It often only provides one or two pages, but it is often enough to find quotes and bibliographical details.

JURN Search Engine

Search millions of free academic articles, chapters, and theses.