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Date and time: 28 May 2017 9:16 AM

Notice of Annual General Meeting

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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QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

German research

Presenter/s: Janette Lange and Eric Kopittke

When: Saturday, 3 June 2017

German research

Janette Lange, Lutheran Archives, has had a long-standing interest in German family history research. She knows from personal e…

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Life Notes: recording people and their s…

Presenter: Sam Davison

When: Friday, 23 June 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Life Notes: recording people and their stories

will present a workshop on how to develop and record life stories, drawing on his experience doing this professiona…

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Microsoft Word advanced features for aut…

Presenter: Dr Bob Thistlethwaite

When: Friday, 9 June 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Microsoft Word advanced features for authors

This workshop will introduce you to some advanced features of Microsoft Word, which will make life easier when you are writing la…

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Beginners German research workshop

Presenter: Dr Keith Treschman

When: Friday, 16 June 2017 - 10.00 am - 12.00 noon

Beginners German research workshop

will assist those who wish to trace their family into Germany.

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How to research a World War I digger

Presenter: Paul Sutton

When: Friday, 14 July 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

How to research a World War I digger

For this workshop, Paul will invite one or more participants to provide the name and service number of a World War I digger whom …

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Online newspapers: Trove and the British…

Presenter/s: Sue Reid

When: Saturday, 5 August 2017

Online newspapers: Trove and the British Newspaper Archive

Sue Reidis the Convenor of the Education Sub-Committee of QFHS. She is the author of a number of family history articles publi…

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DNA testing and genealogy: the basics

Presenter: Ann Swain

When: Friday, 11 August 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

DNA testing and genealogy: the basics

Are you interested in DNA testing to extend your family history or are you confused by test results?

This session will cover th…

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Research in South Australia and the Nort…

Presenter: Bob Thistlethwaite and Chris Schuetz

When: Friday, 8 September 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Research in South Australia and the Northern Territory

Many people from Britain and Europe came to South Australia during the 19th century. Many moved on; some to Queensland and also s…

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The Gale NewsVault: a free source of Bri…

Presenter: Sue Reid

When: Friday, 13 October 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

The Gale NewsVault: a free source of British newspapers

The Gale NewsVault is newspaper database offered by both the Brisbane City Council (BCC) Library and the National Library of Aus…

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Bus trip to Queensland State Archives

Presenter: QSA staff

When: Friday 20 October 2017 - 9.00 am - 3.15 pm

Bus trip to Queensland State Archives

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…

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Trout Game

Friday, 20 October 2017

 
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.

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