Don't miss this opportunity to listen to lawyers Tony Biggar and Helen Browne from Big Law Pty Ltd discuss estate planning. Tony and Helen will cover some of the areas you may need to consider when making your will and discuss what may happen to your research when you die.
Christine Ianna will speak on caring for and conserving paper records, photographs, historic books and textiles.
For more information and to register go to our event page.
The latest QFHS publication was launched on Friday 19 August at The Queensland State Archives.
The series now covers 2.4 million entries from more than 1200 schools.
Rosemary Kopittke, QFHS Publications Team member, presents a copy of QSPI6 to Kit Kugatoff, Director of Collections and Access QSA. For more information click here
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The National Library of Australia's premier newspaper archive Trove will have to cease adding to its collections after not being granted funding in the recent Federal budget. The National Library of Australia will be forced to shed staff and will not be able to aggregate more content to the site.
Family historians have embraced the many aspects of the Trove website, particularly the free and unparalleled access to metropolitan and regional newspapers and magazines. As it stands, the Trove website sets a gold standard in historic newspaper access.
You can sign a petition here
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Family HiStory Mapping using ArcGIS for …
Presenter: Dr Graeme Browning
When: Friday, 9 September 2016 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am
Graeme will use an interactive Family HiStory Map to tell the story of his Scottish third great grandfather, William Slight, and …Read more...
Preserving your family history
Presenter/s: Tony Biggar, Helen Browne, and Christine Ianna
When: Saturday, 3 September 2016
Tony Biggar: Legal Practitioner, Director of Big Law Pty. Ltd. at Strathpine. Tony has worked for 30 years as a lawyer, both in…Read more...
TheGenealogist: what’s the difference
Presenter: Rosemary Kopittke
When: Friday 9 September 2016 - 1.00 pm - 2.30 pm
TheGenealogist offers records not available on other subscription websites and has some interesting search options that can help …Read more...
Bus trip to Queensland State Archives
Presenter: QSA staff
When: Friday 14 October 2016 - 9.45 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.
Topographic and cadastral maps of Queens…
Presenter: Bill Kitson
When: Friday 11 November 2016 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am
Bill Kitson will present a session on topographic and cadastral maps of Queensland. Divided into two parts, his talk will cover T…Read more...
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...