Online history resources


Explore external sites that focus on family history, the Chaffey Trail, and so much more!


Ancestry helps you find links to your past, or explore your family tree. 

Note: For use in the library only using public computers

Find My Past

Explore birth death and marriage records, military records and newspaper articles from across the world.

Note: For use in the library only using public computers


Search Trove to explore amazing collections from Australian libraries, universities, museums, galleries and archives. It’s free and available online all day, every day. 

The Chaffey Trail

Trace the story of how Mildura became an irrigated oasis. Discover historic local sites and resources linked to this incredible story.

Genealogy and Historical Societies Sunraysia

Access information online about local societies.(PDF, 283KB)  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family History

Access resources to assist in researching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family history.(PDF, 431KB)

Australian War Memorial

Access the Australian War Memorial’s extensive collection online. Learn more about the Australia’s war-time history, access 3D tours, and get access to a range of resources.

National Archives of Australia

Access the National Archives of Australia's extensive collection online. Explore and discover the collection of records from the Australian Government, including records that document Australia's journey to Federation, some High Court of Australia records and papers from high profile Australians.

Public Records Office Victoria

Access the archive of the State and local government in Victoria online. Explore and discover the collection, including Aboriginal records, early colonial administration, and courts and justice.