Busselton Oral History Group
Busselton Oral History Group (Inc) is a volunteer group dedicated to preserving history in the form of interviews; complete with typed transcripts. These recordings are all available on CD through the library, and many are on SoundCloud via the Internet. Visit the Busselton Oral History Group
Busselton Family History Society
Situated in the Community Resource Centre, the Busselton Family History Society is a totally volunteer operated group. It maintains a library of research materials for use by anyone researching their family history. Access to online resources is also available. Advice and assistance is freely provided. Visit the Busselton Family History Society
The Busselton Museum
The Heritage Butter Factory and Busselton Museum has ten display rooms packed with photographs, equipment and memorabilia which trace the family, social, civic, commercial and maritime history of Busselton. Visit The Busselton Museum
Maintains the State Register of Heritage Places, a comprehensive statutory list of places that have heritage value in the State. Visit Inherit
State Records Office
Responsible for managing, preserving and providing access to the State’s governmental records. Here you will find early exploration maps, early gazetted town plans, groups settlement plans and more. Visit the State Records Office
Historic Crown surveys and early exploration maps, and historical titles and surveys. Visit Landgate
The Bussell and Molloy Diaries
Digital copies of eleven diaries written mainly by Franes Louisa (Fanny) and Joseph Vernon Bussell and two diaries written by John and Georgiana Molloy available to download here. Visit The Bussell and Molloy Diaries
An interactive archive containing photographs, oral histories, historical documents, sounds and movies for the State Library’s digitised heritage collections relating to Aboriginal history in Western Australia. Visit Storylines
Created and maintained by the National Library of Australia. The digitised newspaper zone is the most heavily used part of Trove with more than 100 million newspaper articles. Includes local newspapers up to 1954. Visit Trove
The AIF Project
A database of Australian Anzacs in World War I. Drawn from a range of official sources, including personal files on the National Archives website and Embarkation and Nominal Rolls on the Australian War Memorial website. Visit The AIF Project
You can listen to stories and memories of Busselton and surrounds past through the State Library Catalogue or by borrowing copies from Busselton or Dunsborough Library.
The Busselton Oral History Group is an active group of volunteers that work to capture the fascinating stories of people local to Busselton, Dunsborough and surrounding areas.
Each oral history has a digital version, available on the State Library of Western Australia website, a hard copy CD located at Busselton and Dunsborough Library, and a written transcript kept in the Library archive. Each CD is available for borrowing through the library catalogue and you can make a request to view the transcript in the library.