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Are you a family historian or a local history researcher? Perhaps you are an exhibtion curator or researching records relating to Indigenous people? School student or teacher, or perhaps you live in a remote area of NSW. We have brought together resources that will be of interest to you.
Historians
We have gathered together some useful resources and handy worksheets to help you with your family history and local history. New to archives or an expert researcher? These topics include: How to start your family history; Asylum records; BDMs; Convicts; Immigration; Railway employee records; and Women in the records.
Indigenous communities
State Records holds a significant number of records relating to Indigenous Australians. The records document the interaction of the NSW government with Indigenous people from 1788 until today.
People in regional NSW
Find out where the regional repositories - which store State archives of regional significance - in New South Wales are. You can also access some of our most popular and heavily used colonial records through the "Archives Reources Kit" which can be accessed at our Commuinity Access Points around New South Wales and other states in Australia and some parts of the world.
School teachers and students
We invite university lecturers, school teachers and students to delve into the rich resources of the State archives collection. You can do this through the range of online resources that we have been developing.