Family History

The National Library of Scotland Maps site contains many high-resolution, colour, zoomable maps. The maps are mainly of Scotland and date from 1560 to 1970.
NationalMap is an online map-based tool. It allows easy access to spatial data from Australian government agencies. Various datasets can be overlaid and explored on the map.
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.
Australian medical pioneers is a database of early Australian doctors. It includes doctors who were resident in Australia up to 1875.
The National Archives of Australia collects, preserves and provides access to Government records. Many records are available online for professional research or personal interest.
The Australian Dictionary of Biography contains biographical information on over 13,000 people. It is a useful source of historical information on notable Australians.
Historical Panoramas features panoramic photographs of Perth and Fremantle. These panoramas show how Perth has developed over a period of more than 150 years.
Nyungar Wardan Katitjin Bidi is a Nyungar knowledge trail. It presents Aboriginal values and knowledge about living on the coast.
Design & Art Australia Online contains data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.

OldPerth maps historic photographs from the State Library of WA. The site includes lesson plans for school classes and links to the library catalogue.

The National Library of Australia collects and preserves items of national significance. It holds the world's largest library collection relating to Australia and Australian people.
inHerit contains information about heritage places and listings in Western Australia. This includes state and some local government heritage listings.