Also see Passenger Arrival Records.
Also see Shipping Records.
PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE VICTORIA - OUTWARDS SHIPS PASSENGER LISTS 1852-1923 (VPRS 948)
These are indexed through the catalogue on the Public Record Office Victoria website and include images of outwards ships passenger lists. This is a finding aid for outwards ships passenger lists.
FAMILYSEARCH - AUSTRALIA, VICTORIA, OUTWARD PASSENGER LISTS, 1852-1924
This information was provided by Public Record Office Victoria. Images are included and are searchable.
ANCESTRY - WEB: VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA, OUTWARD PASSENGER INDEX, 1852-1915
Index to Outward Passengers to Interstate, UK, NZ and Foreign Ports 1852-1923. Public Record Office Victoria.
FINDMYPAST - AUSTRALIA, INWARD, OUTWARD AND COASTAL PASSENGER LISTS 1826- 1972
These include the following:
MYHERITAGE - AUSTRALIA, OUTWARDS PASSENGERS FROM VICTORIA INDEX, 1852-1915
NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF AUSTRALIA - DEPARTURE RECORDS 1924-PRESENT
The records are not available for 20 to 30 years after their creation unless access is approved under the Freedom of Information Act or the Archives Act.
The National Archives of Australia, Canberra office holds outwards ships passenger lists for all Australian ports. These are not online.The National Archives of Australia, Canberra office holds outwards aircraft passenger records for all Australian airports. These are not online.
The National Archives of Australia, Melbourne office holds outwards ships passenger lists for the ports of Melbourne, Geelong and Portland. These are not online.
Shipping departures were reported in the newspapers. Additional information given may include details of the ship, date of arrival and departure as well as the further destination of the ship. Other information may include the ship's captain, crew and passengers (usually only cabin passengers are named) as well as the cargo. See Newspapers, Magazines and Journals.
FINDMYPAST - STRAYS COLLECTION AUSTRALASIA
A "stray" is defined as anyone who is married, lived or died away from his/her place of birth in Australia and New Zealand.