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 What's New in Heritage

  • Heritage Month 2017

    Monday 13 March, 2017

    Exciting activities are planned for all ages during Heritage Month 2017.

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  • New Book Release

    Tuesday 10 January, 2017

    HMAS Sydney II in Peace and War by Wes Olson is now available from the Local Studies Bookshop.

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  • New Signage Installed at Historic Cemetery

    Thursday 22 December, 2016

    New interpretive signage has been installed at the Apex Pioneer Memorial Park.

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Electronic Resources

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Ancestry.com

Key resource for genealogical research. Databases include Australian convict index, Australian electoral rolls, United Kingdom census records, British Army World War One pension records, United States census records and much more.

Please Note: This database is only available from within the Library

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Trove

The National Library of Australia has been busy digitising newspapers, and a large amount is available in Trove. Click on ‘Digitised Newspapers and More’ to be able to conduct a keyword search or an advanced search.

Trove is a free database containing a huge amount of digitised archival information in various formats.  To allow this great work to continue you can donate to Trove.

For the Mid West researchers the following papers are now available online:
Geraldton Guardian 1906-1928, 1948-1950. Geraldton Guardian and Express 1929-1947, Inquirer 1840-1855 and The Inquirer and Commercial News 1855-1901.

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