We hold many records relating to immigration to South Australia from 1836 onwards.
For arrivals after 1940, see the National Archives of Australia.
You may be trying to find a particular individual's arrival in South Australia.
A complete copy of digitised incoming official passenger lists is also available.
National Archives of Australia has records of:
- British and Foreign crew from the 19th and 20th centuries
- Passenger lists for all Australian ports from 1924, and
- Passenger lists for arrivals in South Australia from 1941.
Ships arriving at South Australian ports
You may be more interested in information about the ship than individual passengers.
We hold a range of series relating to Ships arriving at South Australian ports.
You may be looking for information about a person who applied to migrate - or nominated a migrant - through a particular scheme.
We hold a range of series relating to Immigration schemes.
We hold a range of series relating to the employment of Mariners and sailors.
National Archives of Australia has records of British and Foreign crew from the 19th and 20th centuries.