We can help you to research your Indigenous family history. Our collections have information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, families, communities and places. Our Family History Unit can help you to find information in other collections across Australia.
This section of our website contains a wide range of resources to help you with your research.
- Before you start – key information for Indigenous family history
- Research step-by-step – how to do Indigenous family history research
- Family history sources – information about the different types of sources
- Where to get help – comprehensive contact information for resources by state
- Toolkit – worksheets and checklists
- Family History Kit – downloadable PDF version of the information on the website
Quick links – search for a name
Use our index and Mura® catalogue to search for your family in our collections.
- About the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographical Index (ABI)
- Do an ABI name search
- Search our Mura® Collections catalogue
Most popular pages
- Stolen Generations
- Contact information for Link-Up services
- Proof of Aboriginality
- Research step-by-step
- Family History Kit (PDF downloads)
Contact the Family History Unit
Our purpose is to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are looking for information about their families by providing family history research assistance, access to information, skills and knowledge.
Freecall: 1 800 352 553