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Immigration Records and Passenger Lists, Australia

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A draft guide to searchable shipping and immigration lists for Australia.

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Australia Wide

Northern Territory

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New South Wales

NSW State Archives Collection
The NSW State Archives Collection holds extensive immigration records with detailed guides and a number of online searchable indexes. Images of passenger lists for many voyages between 1828-1896 are also available for viewing online (no subscription or charge).

Start here:

  • Immigration & shipping - a list of resources relating to immigration and shipping which includes guides, indexes and articles. This Guide highlights the key records and available indexes, relating to passengers arriving in New South Wales, 1788-1922. While most of the records relate to passengers disembarking in Sydney, records of arrivals in other ports such as Port Philip and Moreton Bay are also included. Records relating to departures are also listed.

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NSW State Library
The State Library of New South Wales maintains an extensive list of resources with details of coverage and links. Start here: https://guides.sl.nsw.gov.au/shipping_passengers/getting_started


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South Australia


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Western Australia

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