Library

The Australian War Memorial commemorates the sacrifice of Australian men and women who have served in war, through its ceremonial areas, extensive exhibitions and research facilities. The focus of commemoration is the Hall of Memory, together with the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier, the Pool of Reflection and the Roll of Honour that lists the names of over 102,000 Australians who have died in war.

The Memorial is internationally recognised for its exhibitions, that cover over 12,000 square metres, which present stories of Australia's military history from colonial times to...
The Bicycle Museum is situated within the Canberra Tradesmen's Union Club, which has been developed along the philosophy of a living museum and is characterised by its nostalgic charm and friendly atmosphere. The Museum features over 60 old and unusual bicycles on display at any time. Visitors can relax in the Club and have their photos taken on a Penny-farthing.620 bicycles. We collect maintain store and display items showing the technical and historical development of the cycle over the last 150 years. Bicycles, tricycles, tandems, four seaters, clothing, parts, journals and photos.
The mission of the ACT Heritage Library is to collect, preserve, and provide access to the documentary heritage of Canberra and the ACT region. The library collects materials relating to the history and development of Canberra and the wider ACT region.The ACT Heritage Library was officially opened in 1995 but its collections have been developed since the early 1970s. Today it has an extensive collection of materials including: over 15,000 catalogued items; around 20,000 photographs; maps and architectural/engineering plans; books, newspapers, magazines and journals; ephemera such as programs...
The front building of the Museum was originally used as a house dating from 1842. It is the only remaining house building in the CBD area of Port Macquarie from that era.
All artefacts on display show development from convict beginnings to early settlement from the 1840s. Displays at the museum include; a 'street of shops' depicting life as it was in the 1800s and a prize-winning costume collection. The museum has been in operation for over 40 years and is the winner of awards for best museum.More than 20,000 items collected over a period of 40 years. Artefacts from all aspects of Port...
This museum is part Holy Trinity, Garrison Church the first military settlement with maps. The military section shows memorabilia from Boer War to Gulf War inclusive.Sydney's early history photos of people and places. Inclusive is first Prime Minister who attended this hall when it was a Parish School, as well as Cedric Immanuel prints, paintings of Rocks, maps of early Sydney, medal, WW2 uniforms, etc.
Original Glen Innes Hospital (Heritage listed) with over 10,000 displays from local Pioneer families including a slab hut inside the museum; 250,000 (minimum) Archive records on early settlers, businesses, council, properties, 10,000 original photos of early days.WW II memorabilia, slab Hut, Horse drawn vehicles, colonial rooms, costumes from 1800's
This local history collection covers Pittwater local government area, and to some extent Manly and Warringah. It includes photographs, books, documents, newspaper cuttings and oral histories.3,500 Photographs, 300 Books, Files, Documents, Oral histories, Maps, Displays
The Vaughan Evans Library is a research library with a specialist collection of resources in the areas of museology, maritime history and ship technology.

The Library collection supports the research needs of the exhibitions and collecting themes of the Australian National Maritime Museum. The themes covered are Maritime Technology; Australian Navel History Service; Convicts and Refugees; Australian American Maritime Experience; Shipping and Trade; Sport and Lifestyle; Indigenous Communities; Maritime Archaeology.The collection contains Lloyds Register of Shipping; Lloyds Lists;...
The Powerhouse Museum Research Library collection, services and staff expertise provide a rich research resource for museum staff, library visitors and colleagues in the cultural sector. The Research Library collection dates from the establishment of the museum in 1880. The collection is diverse and reflects the changing research requirements from the past and anticipates future research needs. The library collects to support exhibition development, publication production, education programmes, museology and corporate information needs.The research Library collection reflects the interests...
Ku-ring-gai Library in Gordon has been built on the site of the former Gordon Public School and incorporates the original sandstone school building (1876 - 1913). The library's collection can be searched online at the web address listed below. Also available online are digitised photographs.The library collects unique materials which record the history of the Ku-ring-gai area (Wahroonga, Turramurra, St Ives, Pymble, Gordon, Killara, Lindfield and Roseville). Materials which are accessible to the public during library hours include books, newspapers, maps and photographs. Also available by...
Australian Jewish Records - archival (organisations and individual), periodicals, tapes, photos, indexed newspaper clippings and microform.The collection contains archives and records of Australian Jewish organisations and individuals.
Mackay City Council Library Services Local History Collection acts as a repository and reference source for printed Local History. The Historical Pictorial Collection contains over 5000 images of Mackay, its people and the surrounding area. Some special collections and artefacts are held.Printed local history, Photographs, Council records, Family histories, Special collections.
Our Chinchilla Museum has restored Pioneer cottage - fully furnished. Prickly Pear story from devastation to eradication. Traction steam engines, vintage motor vehicles, horse drawn vehicles, original Chinchilla state school, fully furnished - Two halls containing collection of Memorabilia of yesteryear: fully restored dairy and cream shed.Over 5,000 items on display, including farm machinery, horse drawn vehicles, well appointed library housing history of Chinchilla and its pioneers. First Chinchilla school (1883) on grounds containing early school memorabilia.
Texas has a population of some 900 and has all necessities for shopping, health and sport. "Whyalla" feedlot, the largest in the southern hemisphere, is chief employer. Glenlyon and Coolmunda Dam and Dumaresq river provide fishing and boating venues. Numerous native birds for bird watching.All photos in albums cover early Texas, mining village, tobacco industry, social and sporting life of the area.
The Genealogical collection is located within the public library. It contains cemetery records for Queensland, births, deaths and marriages on microfiche for all States of Australia, Queensland shipping records, Queensland naturalisation and electoral rolls (pre 1900). it also contains a collection of books and journals relating to various countries.2,000 items; plus the microfiche collection. Also extensive collection of early Mackay families pre 1885 including photographs.
Social history displays of items of cultural and historic interest in a building of historic significance (former School of Arts - National Trust listed). Specialising in photographic displays with large collection of originals and copies. Also needlework and lace artefacts.3500 photographs and continually growing - predominantly on the Maryborough Burnett region, 3000 books, hundreds of files. Wedding gowns 1890-1910.
The Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre recalls those familiar features of the Australian landscape - corrugated iron roofs, water tanks, silos, wool sheds and shady verandahs. The interior features a vaulted ceiling and displays designed to reflect the wide-open spaces, colour and character of the outback landscape they celebrate.

The Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre has now proven itself to be the envisaged tourism destination. Longreach is a pivotal point on the Tropic of Capricorn, linking the Reef in the east with...
Established in 1960, Queensland Ballet is the oldest professional ballet company in Australia and one of only three professional ballet companies in the country today. The Company maintains an archive and the collection is housed in The Thomas Dixon Centre for Dance, a heritage-listed historic building in Brisbane's West End which is the headquarters of Queensland Ballet and the Queensland Dance School of Excellence.

It is not a borrowing library, but access is available during office hours and facilities are available to photocopy or scan required material at a minimal cost....
The Johnstone Shire Library houses the Innisfail Heritage Collection which consists of photographs and printed works related to the history of the Johnstone Shire area or created by residents of the shireThe Heritage collection includes approximately 350 monographs and several hundred photographs dealing with early settlement of the Johnstone River area of Far North Queensland and some modern material.
Mary Mackillop, a woman ahead of her time - her work & motivation. Early education in Australia Father JT Woods - Priest. Scientist - His interesting and significant scientific work in the region. The Schoolhouse - Historic building of 1867. The Interactive centre was built in 1998 - Interesting Architectural design.Mainly text panels with supporting artefacts and early history of Penola and the region of South Australia.

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