For family historians
Family history pagesTo find out about family history research in the National Archives, have a look at our family history pages.
There you'll discover fascinating case studies, practical how-to information and advice about caring for your family's own records.
Fact sheets on family history research
Family history basics
- Beginning your family history research
- Tracing ancestors in the National Archives
- Tracing ancestors beyond the National Archives
- Family history sources held in Canberra
- Family history sources held in Adelaide
- Births, deaths and marriages
Parts of the National Archives collection are of particular use to family historians. We have more fact sheets about specific topics of interest, so you might like to browse through our fact sheets on: