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Archives in your town – Broken Hill

Explore the NSW town of Broken Hill through records in the State Archives collection

  • Webinars
Archives in your town – Dubbo

Explore the NSW town of Dubbo through records in the State Archives collection

  • Webinars
Archives in your Town – Kiama

Explore the NSW town of Kiama through records in the State Archives collection

  • Webinars
Archives in your town – Tamworth

Explore the NSW town of Tamworth through records in the State Archives collection

  • Webinars
Archives in your town – Wagga Wagga

Explore the NSW town of Wagga Wagga through records in the State Archives collection

  • Webinars
Archives on tour – Ulladulla school records

Explore the NSW town of Ulladulla through its school records

  • Webinars
Local history guide

This guide lists a number of resources in our collection to help local historians trace the history of a place (rather than focusing on individuals)

  • Guides
Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area files

The files concern all aspects of operation in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, including inquiries by prospective settlers, naming and planning of towns, land resumption, operation of factories, abattoirs and canneries and soldier settlement

  • Webinars
Researching local history using State Archives catalogue

Our online catalogue is a powerful search tool for local history research. This webinar gives you some tricks and tips to try

  • Webinars
Using indexes for local history research

How to use our online indexes in your local history research

  • Webinars
Webinar: Tracing people by place

Learn about the various ways you can trace people by first looking at where they have been

  • Webinars