Our research guides can help students, researchers, curators and family historians learn more about Australia's maritime heritage, sea migrations to Australia and social history relating to Australians and the sea.

Popular research areas such as the First Fleet, immigration ships and the wreck of the Dunbar are included.

To assist with your research, you can search the library catalogue or contact us for assistance using the online library research enquiry form.

Visitors are welcome to come in to the library too. Check the opening hours and location and call or email to make an appointment.

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