Explore Your Family History

Connecting family historians with Australian sources, finding aids, family history topics, and fellow researchers.

Your online reference centre putting Australian family history information at your fingertips.


Finding Aids & Sources

Research Portal

Identify what records are available online in the largest Australian online records directory. Explore over 3,800 record and datasets with over 9,000 active links to online records and databases. Easily navigate obscure databases and archived websites with convenient access.

Archive Directory

Can’t find the record you’re looking for online? Discover hundreds of publicly accessible archives and repositories across Australia and their terms and conditions for access.  Includes historical societies, family history societies, museums, universities and church dioceses.

Databases & Transcriptions

An archive of free transcriptions and members-only databases.

Knowledge Base

Reference Library

Grow your knowledge and skills with our Australia and UK Research Guides, articles and glossaries.


NEW! Learn at your own pace with self-guided workshops.

Online Events Calendar

Discover upcoming online family history webinars, talks, workshops, and courses on offer around Australia.


Research Group

Australian Ancestors – Family History Research Group“. Our community has over 16,000 members discussing all things related to ‘Family History’.

* Hosted on Facebook.

Members’ Research Interests

The Members’ Research Interests area provides genealogists and family historians an online resource to find others researching the same family names.

Family History Resources


Downloadable family history worksheets.

Shop Family History

Templates to inspire your family history journey.