Age of Exploration Archive covers five centuries of journeys across the globe, scientific discoveries, the expansion of European colonialism, conflict over territories and trade routes, and decades-long search and rescue attempts in this multi-archive dedicated to the history of exploration.
Discovery is the National Archives of the United Kingdom's database of over 11 million historical government and public records. This interface provides access to some the digitised items of their collection including document, photographs, lists, posters and maps.
The Historical Aerial Photography collection tracks the use and development of land. It is a helpful way of locating places in Australia from 1928 to the present. Photographs can be searched by state and are free to view.
Migration to New Worlds collection provides a wide-ranging and in depth look at the emigration of peoples from Great Britain, mainland Europe and Asia during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through personal accounts, shipping logs, convict records, and printed literature and papers.
Navigate through space and time with the OldPerth project created in cooperation with Curtin University HIVE. Explore thousands of State Library images that are geotagged with an interactive map. This resource includes lesson plans for teachers and classroom activities.
State Library's Storylines platform was developed to provide direct access to the significant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collections that we hold. Browse thousands of photographs, find your family and assist the State Library in identifying and returning this vital material.