As this guide indicates, a substantial number of official Government records dealing with multiple aspects of the Australian Jewish experience are located in the collections of the National Archives of Australia, in the ACT Central office and state branches. For researchers who may wish to inquire further into the history of the Jews in Australia, there are several other valuable repositories of records. A number of synagogues (notably Temple Beth Israel in Melbourne) maintain their own archives, while (more generally) extensive and wide-ranging material is held by each of the following bodies:
Australian Jewish Historical Society Inc.
385 Abercrombie Street
Darlington NSW 2008
Phone (02) 9518 7596
Fax (02) 9518 7596 (Hon Archivist: Helen Bersten)
Australian Jewish Historical Society, Victoria Inc.
PO Box 608
Carnegie VIC 3163
Phone (03) 9563 4737
Fax (03) 9563 4767 (Hon Archivist: Beverley Davis OAM)
Archive of Australian Judaica
University of Sydney, NSW 2006
Phone (02) 9351 4162
Fax (02) 9351 2890 (Archivist: Marianne Dacy)
In addition to these major archives, there are specific collections of Jewish interest in the State Libraries of NSW and Victoria. These are: