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Information on Australian birth, marriage and death (Civil registration) certificates

(Information may be missing if informant did not know or Registry at the time did not ask)
BIRTHS
ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Starts
Jan 1930
Mar 1856
Aug 1870
Mar 1856
Jun 1842
Dec 1838
Jul 1853
Sep 1841
Name
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Date
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Place
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Father's name
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Father's occupation
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Father's age
Yes
Yes
1949->
Yes
1907->
1902->
Yes
1896->
Father's birthplace
Yes
Yes
1908->
Yes
1907->
1902->
Yes
1896->
Mother's name
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Maiden name
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
1907->
Yes
Yes
Yes
Mother's age
Yes
Yes
1949->
Yes
1907->
1902->
Yes
1896->
Mother's birthplace
Yes
Yes
1908->
Yes
1907->
1902->
Yes
1896->
Marriage date
Yes
Yes
1908->
Yes
1907->
1896->
Yes
1896->
Previous children
Yes
Yes
1908->
Yes
1907->
1919->
Yes
1896->

MARRIAGES
ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Starts
Jan 1930
Mar 1856
Aug 1870
Mar 1856
Jun 1842
Dec 1838
Jul 1853
Sep 1841
Date
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Couple's names
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Couple's ages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Couple's birthplaces
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
1907->
1896->
Yes
1923->
Previous status
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Couple's Occupations
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Couple's residences
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
1856->
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fathers' names
Yes
Yes*
1949->
Yes
1856->
1896->
Yes
Yes
Fathers' occupations
Yes
Yes*
1949->
Yes
No
1896->
Yes
Yes
Groom's mother
Yes
Yes*
1949->
Yes
1964->
1896->
Yes
1896->
Bride's mother
Yes
Yes*
1949->
Yes
No
1896->
Yes
No
   (* missing from many NSW civil records esp. 1860s & 1870s but may be present in church record)

DEATHS
ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Starts
Jan 1930
Mar 1856
Aug 1870
Mar 1856
Jun 1842
Dec 1838
Jul 1853
Sep 1841
Name
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Date
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Death place
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Age
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Occupation
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Cause of death
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Parents' names
Yes
Yes
1949->
Yes
No
1914->
;
Yes
1896 ->
Spouse's name
Yes
Yes
1949->
Yes
1968->
No
Yes
1896->
Marriage details
Yes
Yes
1949->
Yes
1915-> age at marr.
No
Yes
1896->
Children's names
Yes
Yes
1949 ->
Yes
No
No
Yes
1896->
No of children
Yes
Yes
1949->
Yes
1907->
1914->
Yes
1896->
Birthplace
Yes
Yes
1949->
Yes
1907->
1897->
Yes
1896->
Residency
Yes
Yes
1949->
Yes
1907->
No
Yes
1896->
Burial place
Yes
Yes
1949->
Yes
1907->
No
Yes
1896->

   Early Church Records (before Civil Registration)

   (Great variability across time and location as to information collected)
BAPTISMS
NSW
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Starts
1787
1836
1803
1803
1829
Name
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Date of birth
Maybe
Maybe
Yes
Maybe
Maybe
Date of baptism
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Place of baptism
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Father's name
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Father's occupation
Yes
Maybe
Yes
Yes
Yes
Mother's name
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Maiden name
RC/Wes
Yes
No
Maybe
Maybe
Residence
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Sponsors
RC
RC
RC
RC
Maybe
Name of minister
Yes
Maybe
Yes
Yes
Yes

MARRIAGES
NSW
SA
TAS
VIC
SA
Starts
1788
1836
1840
1803
1829
Date
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Couple's names
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Couple's names
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Couple's names
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Couple's residences
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Groom's Occupation
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Couple's residences
Yes
Yes
Yes
1856->
Couple's fathers
No
Maybe
No
No
Banns or license
Yes
Maybe
Yes
Maybe
Witnesses
Yes
Maybe
Yes
Maybe
Name of minister
Yes
Yes
Yes
No

BURIALS
NSW
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Starts
1787
1836
1803
1803
1829
Name
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Date of death
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Cause of death
No
No
Yes
No
No
Date of burial
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Parish of burial
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Maybe
Age
Maybe
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Occupation
Yes
Maybe
Yes
Yes
Maybe
Usual abode
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Name of ship
Maybe
No
No
No
No
Who performed burial
Yes
Maybe
Yes
Yes
Maybe