Research agents – Adelaide and Darwin – Fact sheet 43

The organisations and individuals listed below have indicated their willingness to undertake research or help with inquiries in the National Archives reading rooms in Adelaide and Darwin. Areas of specialisation, where advised, have been included.

Arrangements concerning conditions and fees should be made privately between inquirers and research agents. The National Archives makes no recommendation as to the competence of the agents, and their inclusion in this list does not indicate any form of accreditation by the Archives. The National Archives accepts no responsibility for work performed by research agents.

Research agents – Adelaide

Mr Steven Birchby
PO Box 421
Moonta SA 5558
Tel: (08) 8825 3558
Specialising in Australian and South Australian history, Australian military history and Cornish mining in South Australia

The Secretary – Professional Historians Association SA         
PO Box 3345
Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000
Tel: (08) 8411 0161
The Association’s Directory lists professional researchers with expertise in a wide range of Australian historical research topics

Mr Spiros Sarris, BBus (Public Admin)
PO Box 701
Torrensville Plaza
Mile End SA 5031
Mob: 0404 145 455
Specialising in Hellenic (Greek) genealogy and migration history research

SA Genealogy and Heraldry Society Inc
201 Unley Road
Unley SA 5061
GPO Box 592
Adelaide SA 5001
Tel: (08) 8272 4222

Mr Peter Crush
8 Quin Street
Bowden SA 5007
Tel: (08) 8340 1348

Research agents – Darwin

Research including genealogical

Ms Pauline Baban
3 Stapleton Court
Malak NT 0812
Tel: (08) 8927 5073
Specialising in Aboriginal family history research

June Tomlinson
Accredited Record Agent (AAGRA)
Genealogical Society of the Northern Territory Inc 
PO Box 37212
Winnellie NT 0812
Tel: 0412 018 015 or (08) 8981 7363 (during library hours)

KARU Link-up Service
Ms Rosie Baird
Shops 2 and 3, Malak Shopping Centre
16 Chambers Crescent
Malak NT 0812
PO Box 828
Sanderson NT 0183
Tel: (08) 8945 4159

Mr Gary Lee
11 Mawalan Street
Darwin NT 0801
Tel: (08) 8985 1047

Ms Penny Smith
1/56 Essington Street
Gray NT 0830
Tel: (08) 8932 7611
Specialising in Aboriginal family history research

Research other than genealogical

Mr Bob Alford
Heritage Consultant
PO Box 37835
Winnellie NT 0821
Tel and Fax: (08) 8941 7331
Specialising in World War II history of the Northern Territory

Mr Bill Wilson APM, BA (Hons.)
PO Box 37656
Winnellie NT 0821
Tel: (08) 8988 1104
Fax: (08) 8988 4584
General history of Northern Territory, especially administrative history and history of policing

Northern Territory Research Services
Dr Bev Phelts
PO Box 2102
Palmerston NT 0831
Tel: (08) 8988 5484
Mobile: 0417 868 827
Member of Northern Territory Professional Historians Association


Other lists of research agents

Fact sheets listing research agents who will undertake research in other offices of the National Archives and in overseas institutions are also available:

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