Generally Useful Information Links
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Radio TV and Internet News ABC News Australia latest
World Info and Travel (incl. Currency; World Time Zones)
Australian Public Information (incl. White pages; Telstra; Weather)
Address Searches International
Family history, genealogy (
Literature - Text on line
Scientific Research and General Knowledge

Shopping for books
Worship and Preaching
Church and Churches
Computing Equipment & Software

Automatic translation -- SYSTRAN


The Age Melbourne
The Australian National [News Ltd group]

The New York Times [Registration required]
The Times London
Welcome to Times internet space London
The Straits Times Interactive - Home Singapore
Los Angeles Times Web Site LA
Le Monde: Bienvenue Paris
The Times of India

Radio TV and Internet News

ABC Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ABC News
ABC NewsRadio Continuous news
774 ABC Melbourne
ABC Radio Narional
ABC FM Classic FM
Radio Australia Live International

CNN Interactive US
CNN: News Summary
Latest news from CBC Radio Canada
BBC World Service - Home Page UK
BBC Programmes
News Now National Public Radio US


Australian Stock Exchange
The Trading Room Fairfax newspaper service Fairfax investor info
AFR Net Services Australian Financial Review service
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
BT Online: Funds Management
Bell Potter Securities
CNNfn - Markets US - International


AFL Official Web Site - Home Page Australian Football
The Australian Open - Grand Slam Tennis
Australia's Official Home of Cricket Online
BBC World Service - Sports Home Page

World Info and Travel

Currency (Currency conversion rates)
World Time Zones (Current time anywhere)
MetaFind Your Search Spot on the Net
Inference Find! -- Server 38 (Travel info and reservations)
Worldwide Brochures
international directory
Research-It! - Your one-stop reference desk
Excite Travel by City.Net
CIA Publications (Useful information on just about anywhere)
OECD Statistics
UK Street Map Place names in Britain and London streets

Australian Public Information

White Pages, Australia
Yellow Pages, Au Australian maps of streets and localities
City Search Melbourne What's on and general information for visitors
Telstra Main Page (Access to many useful sites)
Bureau of Meteorology, Australia
Australian Commonwealth Government Entry Point
Parliament of Australia: Parliamentary Library
The National Library of Australia WWW
Australian Bureau of Statistics World Wide Web Information Service
Welcome to the National Archives of Australia
Australian Electoral Commission Home Page
Vicnet Contents (Victorian State network)
Ticketek Australia (Entertainment booking service)
The Village (Movies)
Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service

Address Searches International

E-Mail Directory Four 11
Email Addresses - InfoSpace
Welcome to Bigfoot
Welcome to WhoWhere?!
Switchboard White Pages, Yellow Pages, Email addresses, and Web Sites US

Family history, genealogy

International and General
FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service Search the IGI, LDS international data base.
Family Tree Searcher Free search of several data bases with preset data on individuals.
Genealogy: Advice for Effective Searches
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
The SurnameWeb - Home
Limited free access. US based.
Genealogy Today Mainly US with some free and some commercial data bases
Family History section of Ninja J - particular families and resources
The Genealogy Home Page

Genealogy Gateway To The Web by Steve Lacy
Genealogy Online by Cora Num
FreeBMD - Your free, private family web site. Its quick, easy and free.
Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: The FamilyFinder Index
Brother's Keeper
Other Genealogy Links

Particular Families
Beswick Family History
MacGregor, Despite Them! This is The Clan Gregor World Home Page!
Jess'p Home Page Jessup, Jessop and Jessep

Australia (esp Victoria and Tasmania)
Australian Family History Compendium
The Genealogical Society of Victoria Inc.
Victorian GUM (Genealogists Using Microcomputers)
Public Record Office Victoria - Home Page
Tasmanian genealogical resources Tasmanian Archives
Taslink Page 2 Tasmanian Archives Pioneer Index search
Browne Tasmanian Genealogy (Tas Roots Web)
Sydney DPS Indexing Project (Sydney Dead Persons Society project)
Convict Ships to Tasmania 1812-1853
Immigration to Victoria 1852-79 Indexed arrivals by ship

UK and Ireland Public Information
GENUKI Home page General information on genealogical sources in UK and Ireland
Public Record Office UK
NAI: Transportation Records National Archives of Ireland
Westminster Libraries and Archives Homepage
Corporation of London Homepage

Literature - Text on line

The Modern English Collection at the Electronic Text Center, UVa
On-Line Literary Resources U Penn
The On-Line Books Page CMU

Scientific Research, Arts and General Knowledge

Wonder Directory

Shopping for books

Angus & Robertson
Dymocks Booksellers
McGills Website
OzBooks - The Australian Online Bookstore

International! Earth's Biggest Bookstore
Barnes & Noble-The World's Largest Bookseller

Worship and Preaching
David Beswick's RCL sermons and lectionary resources on this site - see it for other links
Stepping Stones: A Guide to Lectionary-Based Resources for Worship and Preaching, from Doctrine and Liturgy, Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of Victoria, prepared by John Maynard.
Lectionary-Based Liturgies by Moira Laidlaw, Uniting Church in Australia, good liturgies, not sermons.
The Liturgy Planner Outline, Catholic resources, US and Canada
ozsermonillustrations Illustrations compiled by Scott Higgins, Baptist pastor, Newcastle, NSW.
Seekers Liturgies In the tradition of the Church of the Saviour, Washington, DC.
Garry Deverell's thoughts and prayers Another UCA resource, but not regularly following the Lectionary.
Sermon Seeds  A weekly "pump-primer" for United Church of Christ, USA
SAMUEL ( Weekly reading and historic commentaries from UCC, USA
Preaching Regent College UBC - Wabash web links
Christian HQ a wide range of links to Chrisitian worship and teaching resources
The Cyber Hymnal -- Christian Online Music
John Wesley's Collection of Hymns's Hymn Suggestions for Revised Common Lectionary
John Wesley's Notes on the Bible
Wesley's Sermons -- Title Index and on UMC site
John Wesley's Sermons -- Index by Scripture Reference

Church and Churches

UCA national The Uniting Church in Australia
Uniting Church in Australia | Synod of Victoria | Home Page
u n i t i n g e d u c a t i o n (UCA publications and education)
Issues in the Uniting Church (Documents from recent debates and controversy)
Welcome to E.M.U. Evangelical Members of the Uniting Church
Australian Churches: congregations in Kevin Keep's index, subscribing to a particular statement of faith.
Ecunet Ecumenical and international links
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
United Methodist Information: UM News Service US
Church on the Web many links, help locating churches and services

Computing Equipment & Software

Corel Customer Service Australia
Welcome to RealAudio !
Welcome to Netscape
Access HP - Welcome to Hewlett-Packard
Replenishment Technologies Australia Inkjet and laser toner cartridge recycling.

Search Engines and Net Info Recommended.


Sensis Includes Australian White pages, Yellow pages, Whereis, Citysearch and general Australian searches
Search AllinOne MetaSearch! Includes AllTheWeb Altavista HotBot MSN Yahoo WiseNut Lycos Netscape (by Google)
A web portal with ten types of search
SearchEngineZ Australia Recommended for finding Australian sites generally
Yahoo! Australia & NZ
Fast Search, All the Web Recommended
HotBot - Search made simple.
Infoseek Guide
LookSmart - exploring World
Next generation search engine or metasearch.
Seek and ye shall find ... (Search Engines)
Web Wombat Australian Search Engine 
The Australian Net Guide
Australian WWW servers

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