Asian Studies Program

Chinese Australia

Links to other useful websites related to Chinese Australian studies


This is just a small sample of some of the websites related to Chinese Australian studies. Further links can be found in the Chinese Heritage of Australian Federation Links database.

1 - Museum of Chinese Australian History
Description of Site: This website describes the exhibition space of the museum and the educational programs and walking tours available through the museum.
Type of Site: Australian Chinese museums---
Geographic Scope: Australia--
URL: http://www.chinesemuseum.com.au/

2 - Golden Dragon Museum
Description of Site: Website describes the museum's exhibitions, educational programs and assistance available to researchers. Online resources for researchers currently being developed.
Type of Site: Australian Chinese museums---
Geographic Scope: Victoria--
URL: <http://www.goldendragonmuseum.org/

3 - Ararat Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre
Description of Site: Website describes the centre's Chinese Australian history exhibition and educational programs.
Type of Site: Australian Chinese museums---
Geographic Scope: Victoria--
URL: http://www.gumsan.com.au

4 - Golden Threads Project
Description of Site: Website includes an online exhibition, cultural heritage database, historical narratives and educational materials relating to museum collections in regional NSW.
Type of Site: Australian Chinese museums-online exhibitions-online materials-
Geographic Scope: New South Wales--
URL: http://amol.org.au/goldenthreads

5 - Harvest of Endurance Scroll
Description of Site: This digital scroll, located on the National Museum of Australia's website, provides an illustrated history of the contribution of Chinese Australians to Australia's development. It is based on a scroll painted in the gong bi style by Mo Xiangyi and Wang Jingwen. Research for the project was conducted by Mo Yimei.
Type of Site: online exhibitions---
Geographic Scope: Australia--
URL: http://www.nma.gov.au/harvest/html

6 - Chung Wah Society (Western Australia)
Description of Site: The Chung Wah Association of Western Australia is the largest ethnic Chinese Association in Western Australia. Its website provides information about the activities and events organised by the association, links to related organisations, digital copies of the bi-monthly 'Chung Wah News' and links to sites of interest to members.
Type of Site: community organisations---
Geographic Scope: Western Australia--
URL: http://www.nw.com.au/~ysyow/chungwah/index.html

7 - 'Tracking the Dragon' - a guide for finding and assessing Chinese Australian heritage places
Description of Site: This guide (available in digital and hard copy), produced by the Australian Heritage Commission, is designed to be used in conjunction with the 'Toolkit for researching and assessing Chinese Australian heritage places'. The aim of this guide is to assist individuals and community groups find and assess Chinese Australian heritage places. This document contains:
- a brief overview of Chinese life and heritage places in Australia
- a guide to finding and assessing Chinese Australian heritage places
- information on how to get further information on Chinese Australian heritage.
See also 'Toolkit for researching and assessing Chinese Australian heritage places'.
Type of Site: online materials
Geographic Scope: Australia
URL:http://www.ahc.gov.au/infores/publications/chineseheritage

8 - New South Wales Heritage Office
Description of Site: This site contains a section which focuses on New South Wales' mulitcultural heritage. It includes an extensive thematic history written by Michael Williams and copies of a number of articles published in Heritage NSW related to NSW Chinese heritage. These articles include: 'Wing Hing Long Store', 'Charting the Chinese Heritage of New England', 'Sze Yup Temple, Glebe', 'Chinese Market Gardens' and Celebrating the Yiu Ming Temple'.
Type of Site: national and state heritage organisations---
Geographic Scope: New South Wales--
URL: http://www.heritage.nsw.gov.au

9 - State Library of South Australia
Description of Site: Included on this website is a source sheet which provides a guide to information held in the library about the Chinese in South Australia, 1850s-1914. It can be found at: http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/lib_guide/sasource/sass32.htm.
Type of Site: national and state libraries---
Geographic Scope: Australia-South Australia-
URL: http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au