Queensland Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Family and Personal History

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family history research

Family and Personal History was established to provide Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders with access to records created by the Queensland state government.

The majority of these records have been transferred to the Queensland State Archives. Anyone can ask to see any government records on 'open access' in the Public Search Room at the Queensland State Archives. Government records that are still in the 'closed access' period cannot be viewed without written permission from the relevant government department. Contact Family and Personal History to arrange to see government records managed by Community and Personal Histories.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community histories are also available.

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