Online Resources

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There is an ever increasing number of resources available online. Here are some of our favourite online resources.

The Australian War Memorial
The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive.

Historypin
Historypin is a user-generated archive of historical content 'pinned' to a digital map. Visit Newcastle Region Library's Historypin page to view local sites of interest.

National Archives of Australia
The National Archives of Australia can best be described as the memory of our nation – collecting and preserving Australian Government records that reflect our history and identity.

NSW Anzac Centenary website
NSW State Records website which contaons overviews of records associated with war-related topics. Use our research guide, and search indexes to learn more about the people of New South Wales and the government that served them during the war.

NSW State Records
State Records is the NSW Government's archives and records management authority.

Register of War Memorials in New South Wales
A searchable database of images of NSW war memorials and recorded veteran names.

The Ryerson Index
The Ryerson Index is a free index to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers. The date range covered extends from the Sydney Gazette of 1803 up to newspapers published within the last week or so. The Index also includes many funeral notices, and some probate notices and obituaries.

State Library of New South Wales
A world-leading library and centre of digital excellence, the State Library of NSW informs, educates, inspires and surprises online, onsite and on tour. The Library’s rich heritage collections, contemporary print and digital materials, partnership with the public library network and vibrant collaborations enable Australians to interrogate our past and imagine our future.

Trove
Digitised newspapers and images (and much more) from all over Australia are available on Trove.