West Australian History

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.

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

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.
inHerit contains information about heritage places and listings in Western Australia. This includes state and some local government heritage listings.
AIATSIS focuses on the history and heritage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. The site includes resources, research and publications. It also has a section on Aboriginal family history.

State Library's Storylines platform ws developed provide direct access to the significant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collections that we hold.