As from Monday 9 January 2017, the QFHS Library and Resource Centre will be changing the opening hours on Mondays and Saturdays, as follows:
2nd and 3rd Monday of the month: open 6.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
1st, 4th, and 5th Monday of the month: closed all day.
Every Saturday: open 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday are unchanged.
See our opening hours here.
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Finding your family: a beginners course …
Presenter/s: QFHS Tutors
When: Commences Monday 13 February 2017 weekly for six weeks
This six week course will be very comprehensive for someone wanting to start researching their family history, but unsure of the …Read more...
Family history on the cheap
Presenter/s: Shauna Hicks
When: Saturday, 4 March 2017
Shauna Hicks is a Fellow of the Queensland Family History Society. She was awarded a Distinguished Achievement Award from the A…Read more...
Research in Victoria
Presenter: Helen Vince
When: Friday, 10 March 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am
This presentation looks at the tools and resources available for researching family history in the state of Victoria.
See how …Read more...
Contribute to Wikipedia: what and how
Presenter: Dr Kerry Raymond
When: Friday, 24 March, 2017 - 10.00 am - 12.00 noon
Learn what local and family history information can be added to Wikipedia, and learn how to add the information to Wikipedia. Thi…Read more...
Blogging to maximise your family history…
Presenter: Alex Daw
When: Friday, 12 May 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am
Alex will provide an overview of the benefits of blogging your family history, including giving:
Presenters: John Donaldson, Doug Elms, David Stephen
When: Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Learn more about Family Tree Maker’s powerful features from the presenters who are long-term users of the program.
Presenter/s: Janette Lange and Eric Kopittke
When: Saturday, 3 June 2017
Janette Lange, Lutheran Archives, has had a long-standing interest in German family history research. She knows from personal e…Read more...
Microsoft Word advanced features for aut…
Presenter: Dr Bob Thistlethwaite
When: Friday, 9 June 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am
This workshop will introduce you to some advanced features of Microsoft Word, which will make life easier when you are writing la…Read more...
Beginners German research workshop
Presenter: Dr Keith Treschman
When: Friday, 16 June 2017 - 10.00 am - 12.00 noon
How to research a World War I digger
Presenter: Paul Sutton
When: Friday, 14 July 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am
For this workshop, Paul will invite one or more participants to provide the name and service number of a World War I digger whom …Read more...
Online newspapers: Trove and the British…
Presenter/s: Sue Reid
When: Saturday, 5 August 2017Read more...
DNA testing and genealogy: the basics
Presenter: Ann Swain
When: Friday, 11 August 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am
Are you interested in DNA testing to extend your family history or are you confused by test results?
This session will cover t…Read more...
Research in South Australia and the Nort…
Presenter: Bob Thistlethwaite and Chris Schuetz
When: Friday, 8 September 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am
Many people from Britain and Europe came to South Australia during the 19th century. Many moved on; some to Queensland and also s…Read more...
Bus trip to Queensland State Archives
Presenter: QSA staff
When: Friday 20 October 2017 - 9.00 am - 3.15 pm
Join us for a visit and behind-the scenes tour of the Queensland State Archives. We will travel by bus from the Library and Resou…Read more...
Allow yourself the privilege of having a fun day in family history and play the Trout Game.
Numbers are limited and early bookings are essential.