Australia – Immigration & Travel

Ancestry has a number of record collections for immigration & travel in Australia.

National Archives Australia

The National Archives contain a number of records, including Naturalisation papers.  These can contain more details than what is available on the Immigration indexes.

New South Wales State Records Immigration records

This webpage has information to help find immigration records in New South Wales, with links to the immigration indexes.

Public Record Office Victoria – Ships and Shipping

The Public Record Office Victoria has the following passenger lists.  Access to these are free:

Queensland State Archives Immigration

Has a number of indexes to immigration records that are free to use – copies of individual entries can be ordered for a fee.

South Australian Shipping & Migration Directory

This website contains links to a number of other websites with shipping information for South Australia

The Ships List

Has passenger lists, immigration reports, newspaper records, shipwreck information, ship pictures, ship descriptions, shipping-line fleet lists which include records Canada, USA, Australia and some for South Africa.


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