This resource is an index to the publications and products of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, with links to the full text contents of most sources. Material is continuously updated, and includes agriculture, census data, demography, finance, International trade and labour statistics.
Provides concise and informative descriptions of the lives of significant and representative persons in Australian history. The subjects come from all walks of life including prime ministers, governor-generals and premiers, generals and bishops, artists, actors and authors, engineers and schoolteachers, to prostitutes, thieves and murderers.
This database contains digitised versions of key texts recording the making of the Australian Commonwealth including debates of the Federal Conventions of the 1890s; debates of the people's conferences at Corowa and Bathurst, and a large selection of writings of contemporaries of Federation such as Sir Robert Garran and Sir Henry Parkes.
An index of over 80 Australian journals and periodicals in the social sciences and humanities hosted by the University of Sydney. This resource covers a broad range of subjects, including visual and performing arts, political science, business and economics, law and religion.
Explains the meaning of Australian legal terms and, for those interested in exploring legal concepts in more depth, more information and detailed in-text cross references are provided. With a focus on the Priestley 11, the Dictionary has been ‘mapped’ around 25 key legal subject areas to ensure comprehensive coverage of core legal content.
A collection of over 220 Australian primary-source texts available in full text, including historical records from settlement to the early twentieth century and key works from leading Australian literary figures from the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Source documents include fiction, poetry, plays, reports and journals.
In the tradition of the Oxford English Dictionary, the Australian National Dictionary Centre - a joint initiative of the Australian National University and Oxford University Press - published The Australian National Dictionary: A Dictionary of Australianisms on Historical Principles in 1988.
Digitised newspapers is a part of the National Library of Australia’s TROVE database and is freely available. It includes digitised newspapers from every Australian State and Territory with over 11 million pages from over 600 Australian newspapers. Newly digitised articles are added daily.
Austrom is an umbrella title given to a suite of databases dealing with a broad range of Australian topics.
Databases on AUSTROM include : AEI (Australian education index); AFPD (Australian Federal Police digest); AGIS (Attorney-General's information service); ALISA (Australian library & information science abstracts); APAIS (Australian public affairs information service); ARCH (Australian architecture database); ATI (Australian tourism index); AUSPORT (Australian sport database); CINCH (Australian criminology database); CSI (Consumer sciences index); DELTAA (Database on English language teaching for adults in Australasia); FAMILY (Australian family & society abstracts database); MAIS (Multicultural Australia and immigration studies)