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Australian and New Zealand sites that can be currently searched online free for: Births, Marriages and Deaths and other useful info.

By State:

NSW

New South Wales [Family History] - BMD
1841 Census - Searchable index
Asylums [Government] - 1880-1896, searchable index.
Bankruptcy - 1888-1928. Searchable index
Binalong Cemetery - Alpha Lists
Boorowa Cemetery - Alpha Lists
Cemeteries - Lists, includes burials
Cemeteries - Catholic, searchable. 
Cemetery Records - Coolac, Langs Creek, Tangmangaroo, Tumblong. Alpha Lists.
Census - 1828, Family Search. Searchable facility.
Convicts - First Fleet, searchable
Convicts - Second Fleet, searchable
Convicts - Third Fleet, searchable
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Convicts Index - Searchable
Coroner's Inquests
- 1796-1824. Searchable index
Deceased Estates - 1880-1923 [and beyond]. Searchable index
Divorce - 1873-1930. Searchable index
Education and Child Welfare - Various searchable indexes
Freedom, Certificates of - Convicts, searchable index.
Gaols - 1870-1930. Searchable with prisoners
Immigration Assisted - 1828 - 1896
Immigration Unassisted - 1842 - 1855
Insolvency Records - 1842-1887. Searchable index
Intestate Case Papers - 1821-1911. Searchable index. See also Deceased Estates.
Jugiong Cemetery - Alpha Lists
Rookwood Cemetery - Search Facility.
Rosewood Cemetery - Listed Alpha
Ships List - Online Microfilm of shipping lists with passneger images.
Sydney Benevolent Asylum - Searchable Index 1857 - 1900
Yass Cemetery - Alpha Lists

QLD
Queensland - [Family History] - BMD
Cemeteries - Bundaberg
Cemetery - Fraser Coast
Cemetery - Gympie
Cemeteries - Logan City, downloadable lists
Cemeteries - Moreton Bay/Brisbane
Cemetery - Nudgess
Cemetery - Somerset
State Archives - Government resource 

SA
South Australia - BMD, Cemetery Indexes and some newspaper notices
Births - 1836 -1854
Deaths - 1836 - 1855
Marriages - 1836 - 1856
Pioneer Families - 1836 - 1850+
State Library - Search facilities
WW1 - Servicemen deaths

TASMANIA
Convicts - Alphabetical lists, limited index of Name and ship [some convict numbers], handy for cross referencing, has over 11,000 names.
Gravesites of Tasmania - Not reviewed yet, but looks to be a vast array of family history etc., worth a look

Linc Tasmania - Searchable Index [names]

VIC
Victoria [Index Search] - BMD
Cemeteries - Melbourne; Springvale, Bunurong and St Kilda. Has a basic search facility. 

Criminal Case Files - Alpha' List
Electoral Rolls - Some early Melborne/Port Phillip Rolls.
Government Gazettes - Online Archive 1836 - 1997
Immigration - Assisted Brishish Passengers 1839 - 1871
Immigration - Unassisted 1852 - 1923
Missing Persons - Alpha' Lists
Prisoners - Male, central register, selected volumes
Teacher Record Books - Index 1863 - 1959
Vic State Library - Searchable facility
Wills, Probate and Admin' - Searchable index 1841 - 2009

WA
Western Australia [Online Indexes]- BMD
Post Office Directories - 1893 - 1949
WA Government - Searchable site for info
WA Police Gazettes - Searchable index
WA State Library - Searchable facility

General Australian Sites:
Australian Cemetery Search - Name/Cemetery search.
Australian Death Notices - Funeral/Obit notices
Australian Dictionary of Biographies - Notable Australians
Australian War Memorial - Searchable facility
Biographical Database of Australia - Free to search the index.
Burials [ozburials.com] - Listed by state.
Convict Records - 1787 - 1867
Convict Ships - Alpha' list, may not be exhaustive; well wort a look.
CoraWeb - Australian genealogy, tracing family history with plenty of searchable links.

Gravestones - Photographic resource.
National Archives of Australia - Includes Service Records

Ryerson Index
- Death Notices and Obituaries in the press
Sands Directories - Searchable 1858-1933
Shipping - 1788 - 1968
Trove - From the NLA, huge resource including newspaper searches
White Pages - Telephone numbers

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New Zealand:
Auckland Electoral Roll - 1881, searchable facility.

Cemeteries Online - Not exhaustive but searchable.
Funeral Notices - Alpha lists from Newspapers 1840's-1960's.
Gravestones - Photographc resource
Indexes, Miscellaneous - Mainly lists. Includes Electoral Rolls, Professions, etc.
NZ - BMD
Papers Past - Digitised, searchable newspapers and journals 1835-1945
WW1 - Searchable index of Servicemen


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