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This web-site is not intended to replicate or mimic other web-sites of similar names. It is not intended to deceive visitors by pretending to be a similarly named commercial site. This site has been online since 2004 before the similar named commercial site had a presence here in Australia.

This web-site intends to provide direction to those Australian databases that are free to search.


At times, this site may contain advertising material for a third party, from which Ancestry Australia may receive a financial reward.

These pages have been created with the intention of sharing genealogy and ancestry, however we realise that some information offered by external parties for inclusion on this web-site may unknowingly cause offence to some visitors or individuals who may also claim a right to privacy of the submitted information. Please contact ancestry australia directly by email ancestryaustralia@gmail.com if you have any comments or suggestions.

Ancestry Australia respects the privacy of individuals and will only published information considered to already exist within the public domain, specifically, guidelines will be aligned with access years for Family History Indexes employed by state governments.

Information voluntarily submitted to this site by individuals, that occurred after these dates will be included on the site, as the decision for the information to be in the public domain lies with the submitter.



Ancestry Australia, domain name: www.ancestry-australia.com.au, uses the commercial web hosting facilities provided by Digital Pacific Pty Ltd. When visiting this site, a record of your visit is logged. The following information, supplied by your browser, is recorded for statistical purposes only and may be used to help improve the site:

No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities.

This site will only use 'session cookies' for maintaining navigation details when searching. These cookies do not remain on your computer after completion of an Internet session.

Email feedback is welcomed from users in order to improve the service offered by the site. When you email us we will record your e-mail address and only use it for the purpose for which you provided it. It will not be added to a mailing list unless you have specifically requested this. We will not use your email address for any other purpose and we will not disclose it without your consent.

Collection of personal information will only be collected by lawful and fair means and used for a lawful purpose. It will be collected with your consent, and the purpose for collection should be clear and explicit.