Records and archives
Aboriginal History Research Services holds material including government archives as well as other non-governmental
information. You can search for material that is classified open in our
Some restricted records that are sensitive will not be
shown. You can submit a family history application to see if some
of these records relate to you.
may apply with a specific purpose, such as:
- evidence of genealogy
- dates and
places of birth
- information relating to an ancestor
- photographic records
Any relevant family history material uncovered during the research process will
be sent to you. Where possible a detailed, annotated genealogy of direct
ancestors is also provided.
aren’t exhaustive so we also encourage you to access other collections and
link-up organisations for information about your family history.
confidentiality reasons applicants must be the oldest living generation to
apply. Alternatively, third party consent can be given by the eldest relative
and submitted with the application.