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Exploring your family tree or simply interested in local history?

Click here to view our Local history & genealogy page    

Click here to view a video tutorial that tells you how to use this service.

Britannica Library

Encyclopedia Britannica Online Library Edition

This can be searched according to the user’s age group, ensuring results are suitable for all stages of learning.

To begin your research, have your library card handy and go to Britannica Library.

Literature-Map is a great (free!) tool to help you discover more authors who write the type of story you enjoy.

It's simple to use - go to the site and type in the name of your favourite author. click the search button and you'll then be presented with a map of authors. The closer authors are to each other on the map, the more similar their styles are. Click here to explore.

Australia Bureau of Statistics Logo

The ABS provides statistics on a range of economic, environmental and social issues.

Click here to browse the site.

Search Diversity WA is an online tool that allows users to search and download data on demographic, cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of people living across the State.

It includes profiles of Local Government Areas and selected birthplace, ancestry, gender, language and religious groups from the 2011 and 2016 Australian Bureau of Statistics Census information.

Click here to visit the website, or for further information please email the Office of Multicultural Interests at: [email protected]


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PO Box 61
Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

41 Wallcliffe Road
Monday to Friday
Ph 08 9780 5255
Fax 08 9757 2512


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National Relay Service

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment call us through the National Relay Service

Change of details form

To ensure that you receive your Rates Notice on time we need to be updated on changes. You can do this online.