FamilySearch is a free website with registration. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) has been microfilming genealogical records from around the world for many years. Their Family History Library is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. They are progressively digitizing and placing online their microfilm collection and this should have been completed by 2020. Records with restricted access are only viewable at Family History Centres and FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries.
Family History Centres and FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries Locator:
Ancestry.com is based in Utah, U.S.A. Ancestry is a subscription based website. Historical records may be viewed as well as family tree information put up by the public. A certain amount of information can be viewed for free. Ancestry may be accessed for free at local libraries, State Library of Victoria and Public Record Office Victoria.
Other online offerings owned by Ancestry.Com include Ancestry DNA, FindAGrave, Fold3, RootsWeb and Newspapers.com.
This owned by Ancestry.Com. It is a free genealogy community that uses online forums, mailing lists and other resources to help people research their family history. Users can upload GEDCOM files of their information for others to search at the WorldConnect portion of the site. Trees uploaded to WorldConnect are searchable at both the RootsWeb and Ancestry websites.
Findmypast is a UK-based online genealogy service. It is a subscription based website. Historical records may be viewed. A certain amount of information can be viewed for free. Findmypast may be accessed for free at local libraries, State Library of Victoria and Public Record Office Victoria.
Other online offerings owned by Findmypast include Lives of the First World War, the British Newspaper Archive and Genes Reunited.
MyHeritage is an Israeli-based online genealogy platform. It is a subscription based website. Historical records may be viewed as well as family tree information put up by the public. A certain amount of information can be viewed for free. MyHeritage may be acessed for free at some local libraries. It is said to be used more by Europeans and South Americans.
AUSTRALIAN MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
ALPINE SHIRE HERITAGE NETWORK
GEELONG AND DISTRICT
GLENELG AND WANNON SETTLERS AND SETTLEMENT
KINGSTON LOCAL HISTORY
PORT PHILLIP COUNCIL - HERITAGE WEBSITE
WESTERN DISTRICT FAMILIES
FRIENDS OF WESTGARTHTOWN INC
WHITEHORSE MANNINGHAM HERITAGE NETWORK
This is searchable through the library catalogue of the Whitehorse Manningham Library Service. Use on the dropdown menu beside the search box and then select Heritage Network.
TROVE - ARCHIVED WEBSITES (1996-PRESENT)
The Australian Web Archive contains:
These websites are saved as snapshots of how they appeared at the time that they were online, and then preserved on the archive as a copy.
To find these using keywords: use the pulldown menu to do a specific search for "Websites".
The Wayback Machine is a digital archive of the World Wide Web. It was established by the Internet Archive in 2001 and holds content going back to 1996. This archive currently holds more than 338 billion web pages.