Every generation has a story to tell. These stories contribute to our richly layered history, they capture the human spirit and connect us with our past.
Ever wondered about where your family came from or how history impacted your ancestors? Remembering the Past Australia is a unique virtual family history reference centre and heritage archive bringing meaningful resources and stories from our past to today’s contemporary audiences.
At Remembering the Past Australia we believe that family history is an exciting journey of discovery. You never know who and what surprises you will find as you travel back through time! Whether you’re a beginner or already on your journey of discovery, the Family History eHub can help you discover more about your ancestors. Designed to connect family historians with Australian sources, finding aids, family history topis and fellow researchers, this exclusive virtual reference centre puts Australian family history information at your fingertips.
Explore Australia’s rich heritage, the fascinating stories, memories, recipes, poems and more. Our heritage archive offers a collection of articles, pictures, yarns, tales, recipes, and more. Enjoy reading about:
First hand accounts of the way life was in early Australia
Flashbacks to events as they made the news
The exploits of our bushrangers, their crimes and the manhunts as justice caught up with them
Significant events that happened in the growth of our states and country
Our ancestors homes with unique recipes, advice and handy-hints
Whether you want to better understand your ancestor’s lives, or just love history, this collection shed’s light on our distinctive heritage and history.