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State Library Victoria in Melbourne, Australia has many helpful online collections for family history and genealogy.
Australia Digital Image Pool 200,000 historical images of Victoria’s history, all out of copyright or available to use
Port Phillip papers, Early European settlement records and journals including life among Aboriginal people
Australiana Index “The Australiana Index has been compiled by Library staff over a number of years. It contains references to published material, such as newspapers, journals and books, as well as references to in-house files of various types. It contains references to material about people, organisations, places and things.”
Mufti “The official journal of the RSL Victorian Branch from 1934 to 2000. Includes accounts of battles, feature articles, honour rolls, commentary on political news and obituaries of members.”
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, the official publication of the Royal Society of Victoria with historical topics since 1854
Victorian Historical Journal (1911-2012) Digitized copies of this historical journal with photos, maps, obituaries, and more
World War I unit histories, “descriptions of battles, unit movements and operations…diary extracts and letters of servicemen”
The State Library Victoria and all branches have on-site access to many research databases including Ancestry Library Edition, Discovery (National Archives UK), Family history and biography CD Roms and websites, FindMyPast, FindMyPast Ireland, ProQuest, and JSTOR.