Useful Links


Cairns & District

Cairns Historical Society

Cairns Regional Council Cemetery Search

Mulgrave Settlers Museum

Cooktown History Centre

Eacham Historical Society

Mareeba Historical Society

Hinchinbrook Cemeteries Index

Ryerson Death & Funeral Notices Index  – Cairns Post coverage & date details



Queensland Births, Deaths & Marriages & Family History

Queensland State Archives

QSA Historical Records Indexes

QSA Archives Search

QSA Image Queensland Search

State Library of Queensland

SLQ Picture Queensland

SLQ One Search

SLQ Flickr Photos

SLQ Family History Guides – eg. adoption, convicts, land, directories, electoral rolls, wills

SLQ Family History webcasts/videos

SLQ eResources  – Access from home

Genealogical Society of Queensland Inc

Queensland Family History Society Inc

The Royal Historical Society of Queensland

History Queensland Inc

Family History Association North Queensland – Remote Graves Index

Queensland Cemetery Records Index

Renamed Places In Queensland



National Library of Australia – Trove – books, letters, diaries, objects, pictures, maps, etc

Trove Digitised Newspapers – a direct link to our favourite newspaper search!

National Archives of Australia

Cora Num’s Australian Genealogy Portal

Cyndi’s List Genealogy Portal – Australia

Ryerson Death & Funeral Notices Index

Cemetery Records


New South Wales

NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages

NSW State Records, Indexes Online & Keyword Search

State Library of New South Wales



Births Deaths Marriages Victoria – Historical Index

Public Records Office of Victoria – Digitised Records & Online Indexes

State Library of Victoria



LINC Tasmania – Names index

LINC Tasmania – Family History Topics & Guides

LINC Tasmania – Archives & Heritage

LINC Tasmania Archives & Heritage – Photos on Flickr

Tasmanian Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes

Tasmanian BDM indexes on FamilySearch: Births & Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths & Burials


South Australia

SA Registry of BDM

State Library of South Australia and SLSA Quick Search

Genealogy SA and Family History SA

State Records of South Australia and SRSA family history resources

SA directories online 1864-1897

Adelaide Proformat


Western Australia

WA Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages

State Records Office of WA

WA Reverse Marriage Lookup

State Library of WA


Australian Capital Territory

ACT Historic Marriage Index 1930-1938

ACT Historic Death Index 1930-1982

ACT Electoral Rolls 1916-1967

ACT Heritage Library


Northern Territory

Northern Territory Archives Service

Northern Territory Historical Society

Genealogical Society of the Northern Territory Inc

NT Department of Justice

NT Department of Arts and Museums


Genealogy Databases & Family Trees or start a Family Tree at Ancestry or start a Family Tree at FindMyPast or start a Family Tree at MyHeritage

FamilySearch and FamilySearch OneTree



Genealogical & Historical Groups & Pages on Facebook – Katherine Willson


New links or broken links:  External websites update their links occasionally, so if you find any broken links in the above list, please let us know so we can replace them with a working link.  Or if you know of any other useful links relevant to North Queensland genealogy or history, please let us know so we can include them in the above list – Thank you!