Comprehensive collection of resources for Private Investigators and others involved in investigative fields.

People Search

The original guide to locating people using the internet both in Australia and worldwide.

Hire an Investigator

Find private investigators meeting your requirements locally and abroad.



Wanting to become a PI? Find training courses and licensing requirements.

Our Story

Welcome to Net-Trace, the preeminent Internet source of useful, informative, and practical resources for those involved in Investigative fields.

This site is designed to serve the needs of anyone involved in an Investigative field: Private Investigators, Accident Investigators, Fire & Arson Investigators, Surveillance Operatives, Criminal Investigators, … If Investigating is part of your job routine, Net-Trace should be as well.

This site provides a comprehensive collection of external links, hand selected and categorised into relevant fields, as well as an Investigator’s Search Engine.

This site is interactive allowing users to exchange ideas in real time or via Discussion Forums, discuss relevant issues, or find an answer to a problem.

An Investigator Directory¬†is available for both promoting ones services and locating specialists around the world. There’s even a Careers area, where job seekers can link up with potential employers.

Please take a moment to join our Directory of Investigative professionals and discover the benefits of membership.

If you have any comments or questions please contact us.


Net-Trace was established in May 1998 by a professional investigator and was one of the first Australian and international investigative and people search websites online. Now in our 18th year Net-Trace has undergone a few changes of late to bring it into the modern era.