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RecordSearch describes over 8.1 million records created by 9000 Australian Government agencies, mostly since 1901. Currently, 23.2 million digital images are available for viewing.

You can search using: Basic search, Advanced search, NameSearch, PhotoSearch or Passenger arrivals index.




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RecordSearch includes some names and images of Indigenous Australians now deceased

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