Illawarra entries can also be found in:
Try Subject Keyword searches in UOW Library's Classic Catalogue such as:
Still can't find much?
Try these newspaper databases for recent articles from the Illawarra Mercury and Sydney Morning Herald etc:
Try these databases. Some older newspapers are available online but not all! So if you can't find what you need try our other search tips in the Historical Newspapers guide.
Try these Australian databases first to search for academic articles written about the Illawarra:
Finding historical biographical information about specific people can often be difficult.
Are they prominent individuals in Illawarra's history?
If they are significant or well known (eg. local politicians, prominent land-owners) try:
Local Births, Deaths & Marriages records can be very helpful:
Contact local libraries history collections to ask what types of hardcopy and unpublished genealogical related records they hold: