- Family history
Whether you're a beginner starting to trace your family tree or a seasoned researcher, you can access the State Library's free family history resources.
Family history research guides
Our guides cover various family history topics. They give details on resources, useful websites and research hints.
First Nations family history
Tracing your First Nations family history and don't know where to start? Discover key resources for family history research.
Family history eresources and indexes
Discover information about your ancestors in State Library's indexes and databases.
Family history webcasts
View our family history videos on topics like birth, death and marriage records; immigration, house histories and more.
Family history blogs
Explore our family history blogs. Find interesting websites, learn new research skills and read some amazing tales.
Tracing your family tree
Learn the steps needed to find and record information to start tracing your family, and creating your family tree.
Colonial Secretary's letters
Discover your family history through letters to the Colonial Secretary of New South Wales from early Moreton Bay officials.
Discover and explore resources for tracing the history of a house and the land it's built on.