Webinar: Dutch–Australian Shared Cultural Heritage program

Tip! The National Archives of Australia is hosting a webinar about Dutch-Australian immigration. With support from the Embassy of The Kingdom of the Netherlands, over 500 records have now been digitised and accessible online. When: Monday 7 November 2022, 10:00 am – 11:00 am AEDT. For more information and registration see Eventbrite. … [Read more...]

Quick tip – Dutch Emigrants to Australia database

The National Archives has a database of Dutch emigrants to Australia between 1946 and 1991. The database may only be used for historical research. The database is compiled based on the card catalogs that were created by the Dutch consulates in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane between 1946 and 1991. The cards were organized by heads of household and contain information about the whole family. Only the head of household is indexed. Contents of the database The database provides basic data … [Read more...]


The Dutch first discovered Australia in 1606, exactly 400 years ago. Since then, many Dutchmen have emigrated to Australia. Most of them left the Netherlands after World War II. … [Read more...]