MyHeritage Free Access 95 Million Records From Australia until January 30, 2023 #announcements #records

Jan Meisels Allen


MyHeritage is honoring Australia Day with free access to 95 million of their Australian records!



When you go to above link it will ask you for first and last names, year of birth and any keywords. I was able to place in surnames only such as Cohen and Goldberg with almost 24,000 results  so I had to refine my search so that I was only obtaining Australian results not their entire database with those surnames.  When I received my results the Australia collections that are included in the free access there is a  green free sign such as this  next to the name of the collection.


Over the past few months, MyHeritage has added more than 25 new collections from Australia, bringing their total of Australian collections to 288. These collections come from all over the country and include birth, marriage, death, naturalization, military, passenger lists, and more types of records, and many include high-quality scans of the originals. One recently added collection, Australia, New South Wales, Gaol (Sic: Jail) Inmates & Photos, includes stunning photographs of inmates who served in prison from 1870 to 1930. In some cases, they are the only photos of these individuals that exist.


Records on MyHeritage are always free to search, but to view the records, you generally need a paid Data or Complete plan, except during this free access period.

I have no affiliation with MyHeritage and am sharing this information solely for the information of the readers.


Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee