Ancestry have added a number of interesting records to their database recently.

The Australian Electoral Rolls database has been updated to include years ranging from
1903 – 1980 (previously only available up to 1954).

For those with convict ancestors, you may find the following databases to be of interest.
UK Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1857
UK Surgeon Superintendents’ Journals of Convict Ships, 1858-1867
These databases contain indexed images of medical journals kept by surgeons aboard convict ships sailing from England to Australia

And the following New South Wales records have been added
New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Police Employment, 1847-1885
New South Wales, Australia, Returns of the Colony, 1822-1857

Ancestry Library Edition can be accessed free of charge on any State Library computer.

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