The following links can assist you with tracing your family.

NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages
Details on how to obtain a birth, death or marriage certificate, or change a name in New South Wales.

State Records NSW
State Records NSW. The New South Wales Government’s Archives and Records Management Authority.

NSW Government – Office Of Communities Aboriginal AffairsWorks with Aboriginal people, government agencies, and the private and community sectors to promote the interests of Aboriginal people in NSW and reduce the inequity they continue to experience as a result of colonisation.

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
The Family History Unit is jointly funded by the Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and AIATSIS, as part of the Recommendations from the Bringing Them Home Report. The Unit specifically assists Link-Up caseworkers in the family tracing and reunion for Indigenous people who were removed. We can also assist anyone of Indigenous heritage with their family history research.

State Library of New South Wales
Free public library with over 4.7 million items (including monographs, pictures, posters, ephemera, sheet music, talking books, maps, CD-ROMs, newspapers, microfilm and fiche, films and videos, computer software, kits, sound recordings, photographs, objects, architectural plans, coins and postage stamps.

National Missing Persons Unit
Advice, information and resources relating to missing persons in Australia.

Australian Red Cross
The Research and Information Service comprises the National Resource Centre (a specialised library and information service) and the Australian Red Cross National Office Archives.

NSW Government Portal
Official New South Wales government website. Contains details about Indigenous programs and assistance available.

The following links are of Organisations that you may be able to contact for further, non research related, assistance:

Blue Knot Foundation
A national not-for-profit organisation whose core mission is to support the recovery of the estimated 5 million adult survivors of childhood trauma.

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