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The Anzac Portal The Anzac Portal

Resources from the First World War to more modern operations, including interviews, event planning resources and more
The Department of Veteran's Affairs Anzac Portal contains information and educational resources from the First World War to more modern operations. It includes interviews, resources for anyone planning events during the Anzac Centenary, posters and more

YPRL Local History Flickr YPRL Local History Flickr

View historical photos on our Flickr portal including photos of our libraries, the Fay Thomas and Alice Broadhurst Collections
View historical and contemporary photos on our Flickr portal including photos of our libraries, the Fay Thomas and Alice Broadhurst Collections and Photos documenting the aftermath of Black Saturday

State Library Victoria Digitised… State Library Victoria Digitised Collections

Explore SLV's digitised collections. Use the 'Find' function to search all collections or choose the drop down menu to narrow your search.
Explore SLV's popular digitised collections, including Sands and McDougall directories. Use the 'Find' function to search all collections or choose the drop down menu to narrow your search.

Trove Trove

Free online service to find information about Australia and Australians including historical newspapers, photographs, books, maps and more
Free online service to find information about Australia and Australians including historical newspapers, photographs, books, maps and more

Writing and Publishing Local History Writing and Publishing Local History

The guide provides essential advice from preliminary planning to final publication in an attractive and accessible guide.
The guide provides essential advice from preliminary planning to final publication in an attractive and accessible guide. Readers will follow a logical set of steps as well as complete activities that provoke thinking beyond conventional approaches to content and format.

Driving with Bolinda Driving with Bolinda

Torquay to Barossa Valley 757km / 8.5 hours. Grab an eAudiobook and go!
Torquay to Barossa Valley 757km / 8.5 hours. Grab an eAudiobook and go!

busy things busy things

Busy Things is an online learning resource that hosts a range of quirky, colourful, fun educational games for 3 to 6 year olds.
Busy Things is an online learning resource that hosts a range of quirky, colourful, fun educational games for 3 to 6 year olds.

British Newspapers Archive British Newspapers Archive

23 million newspaper pages from over 600 titles available in the British Library's vast collection. Search in the library for free
Search 23 million newspaper pages from over 600 titles available in the British Library's vast collection, including Ireland. Browse by location and Search by subject in the library for free

Take Digital Magazines on Vacation Take Digital Magazines on Vacation

Before you go, don't forget to stock your mobile device with magazines to enjoy on the plane, in the car, on the boat, or at the beach.
Before you go, don't forget to stock your mobile device with magazines to enjoy on the plane, in the car, on the boat, or at the beach.

Language Learning Language Learning

ByKi utilises dozens of fun and engaging learning activities to help you learn up to 99 different languages.
ByKi utilises dozens of fun and engaging learning activities to help you learn up to 99 different languages.

Your New Music Library Your New Music Library

Stream or download all the best pop music, Freegal’s database contains 9 million songs from over 28,000 record labels.
Stream or download all the best pop music, Freegal’s database contains 9 million songs from over 28,000 record labels.

Limitless Learning! Limitless Learning!

Your library membership gives you free access to Lynda.com - an online learning library with easy to follow videos at your fingertips.
Your library membership gives you free access to Lynda.com - an online learning library with easy to follow videos at your fingertips.

Discovery Discovery

Search the public archives of the UK government containing over 1000 years of history with over 5% of its collection digitised.
Search the public archives of the UK government containing over 1000 years of history with over 5% of its collection digitised.

Irish Famine Orphan Immigration Irish Famine Orphan Immigration

Was your ancestor an orphan Irish girl? This resource from Public Records Office provides a list of names to explore and more
Was your ancestor an orphan Irish girl? The “Earl Grey” Scheme was implemented to select female orphans from the workhouses of Great Britain and Ireland and to bring them to the colonies. This resource from PROV provides a list of names to explore and more

Online Chinese magazines & newspapers Online Chinese magazines & newspapers

View Simplified and Traditional Chinese newspapers & magazines online from China. New Chinese Newspapers are updated daily.
View Simplified and Traditional Chinese newspapers & magazines online from China. New Chinese Newspapers are updated daily.
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