The Society will hold its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 14 June 2017 at the QFHS Library and Resource Centre, 58 Bellevue Avenue, Gaythorne commencing at 7.30 pm.
Nominations for positions on the Management Committee (including Office Bearers) close fourteen days before the AGM, so nominations must be in the hands of the Secretary by Wednesday, 31 May 2017. To download a nomination form click here
Please remember you can appoint a proxy to represent you at the AGM meeting in accordance with Clause 23 of our Constitution. Your proxy must be received by the Secretary at least 48 hours before the meeting.
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Tuesday 23 May 2017
3 June 2017
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Research in South Australia and the Nort…
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Bus trip to Queensland State Archives
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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.