Links to Resources

Libraries

Townsville CityLibraries Local History:
https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/facilities-and-recreation/libraries/local-history



James Cook University Library Special Collections:
https://www.jcu.edu.au/library/find/books,-dvds-and-more/special-collections/archives-of-the-jcu-library

Townsville RSL Library
http://www.townsvillersl.com.au/sub_branch/library.php

State Library of Queensland http://www.slq.qld.gov.au



National Library of Australia https://www.nla.gov.au



Museums / Historical Societies


Townsville Maritime Museum - has a small, specialist library (view by appointment) http://www.townsvillemaritimemuseum.org.au

Army Museum North Queensland http://armymuseumnorthqueensland.webs.com/about-us

Townsville Museum & Historical Society Inc. http://www.townsvillemuseum.com.a

Museum of Tropical Queensland
Cultures and Histories Research:
http://www.mtq.qm.qld.gov.au/Research/Cultures+and+Histories+Research#.WJfRdBTYp1M
Magnetic Island History & Craft Centre & Magnetic Museum - Magnetic Island https://www.facebook.com/Magnetic-Museum-386384658136390/

Family History Association of North Queensland http://www.fhanq.org

Performing Arts Historical Society Townsville
http://pahst.com/townsville-civic-theatre/

Cairns Historical Society Research Centre and Cairns Museum http://www.cairnsmuseum.org.au/historical-society

Queensland Police Museum, Brisbane https://www.police.qld.gov.au/aboutUs/facilities/museum/aboutus.htm

Australian War Memorial https://www.awm.gov.au


National Museum of Australia http://www.nma.gov.au

Archives

National Archives of Australia http://www.naa.gov.au


Queensland State Archives https://www.qld.gov.au/dsiti/qsa/


Catholic Archives Townsville http://www.tsv.catholic.org.au/contact/archives/

Anglican Records & Archives Centre http://www.anglicanarchives.org.au

National Film & Sound Archive - Holds Australian radio serials from the 1930-1970s, and radio broadcasts, newsreels, TV series, documentaries etc. about a number of topics https://www.nfsa.gov.au

Charters Towers & Dalrymple Archives Group
http://www.charterstowers.qld.gov.au/charters-towers-dalrymple-archives-group

Blogs

State Library of Queensland John Oxley Library Blog 
http://blogs.slq.qld.gov.au/jol/

Stories from the Archives - Queensland State Archives Blog https://blogs.archives.qld.gov.au/page/2/

Life and Death in the Sunshine State http://boggoroad.blogspot.com.au

Interpreting Ingham History http://interpretinginghamhistory.blogspot.com.au

The Fashion Archives http://thefashionarchives.org

Queensland Deco Project - the story of Art Deco in Queensland https://queenslanddecoproject.com

Your Brisbane: Past and Present http://www.yourbrisbanepastandpresent.com

James Cook University Library T150 Blog http://jculibrarynews.blogspot.com.au/2016/02/t150-townsville-past-present-1.html

Stumbling Through the Past
https://stumblingpast.com


Other

Queensland Historical Births Deaths & Marriages Index https://www.qld.gov.au/law/births-deaths-marriages-and-divorces/family-history-research/

Ancestry.com.au  I find the electoral records very useful. Your local library may have this available for you to use at no cost, on a dedicated computer.

Newspapers - current & past, includes Library Press Display, 19th Century British newspapers, Times Digital Archive (1785-2006), Papers Past (NZ 1839-1945) http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/resources/newspapers/finding-information


Text Queensland - contains full-text, searchable, digitised sources on Queensland colonial and state history, e.g. Pugh’s Almanacs, Qld Govt. Gazettes http://www.textqueensland.com.au


Queensland Government Education History Topics:

http://education.qld.gov.au/library/edhistory/topics/
Covers topics related to the history of schooling in Queensland.

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