Finding records relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

The different types of records listed below can be useful in researching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family history. Each of the pages contain information about where the records are located and how they can be accessed.

The information provided was produced in consultation with Community and Personal Histories, Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs; and Colin Sheehan, formerly from the Department of Environment and Resource Management.

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