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Chinese Settlers in Qld: Chinese gold digger ca. 1860; Ah Coy and his wife at St. George. State Library of Queensland.

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Central European’s 40th Anniversary 

Members & guests attending the event on Saturday 1 June are eligible to win one of our fantastic Lucky Door Prizes.

  • A hamper of continental food goodies and two continental meat trays – available to those attending in person at the event
  • An Unlock The Past book Arrivals in Australia from 1788 – available to those attending online

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Can’t come to the Morning Tea & Tribute on Saturday 1 June? There’s no need to miss out on all the fun – buy a raffle ticket & win one of these great prizes:

  • MyHeritage –  a one-year complete plan valued at US$309 / AU$460
  • Legacy Family Tree Webinars – two 12-month memberships valued at $49 each
  • Unlock The Past – four 4 book bundles containing 3 titles

All details re lucky door prizes and raffle prizes are published on the website here as required by the Queensland Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation.

Raffle tickets are available now:

Raffles will be drawn at the 40th Anniversary Morning Tea & Tribute on Saturday 1 June.

Results will be published on the website.

 Volunteers Week 20-26 May

During Volunteers Week 20 - 26 May, we want to pay tribute to our mighty QFHS volunteers.  No matter the task or what time you are able to give, every contribution helps to keep the wheels turning.  Your work supports a dynamic, reputable organization which has recently emerged strongly from the trials of COVID, a move and an open BCC tender.  We couldn’t have done it without you!

As the Volunteer Coordinator I sincerely hope that your work at QFHS is meeting your expectations and enriching your relationship with the society.  If it is not – please don’t hesitate to contact me at volunteering@qfhs.org.au explaining your concern or to arrange a confidential chat about it.  Volunteering should be a two-way street – providing satisfaction and enjoyment for the volunteer as well as contributing to the continuance and growth of the society.

Caroline Brudell
Volunteer coordinator

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We Remember Them: wartime stories in our family trees

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Women, some dressed in uniform, changing the tyre of a truck during World War Two, Queensland, 1939. The women were part of the Australian Military Women's Emergency Legion.
Image: State Library of Queensland

The We Remember Them project will gather stories from our members focusing on the wartime stories in their family trees.  A virtual Honour Board will be created on this website to display an image of the individual and a few vital statistics. Each image will be linked to the story of that person’s wartime experiences. Read More

QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

Finding your family: the fundamentals of…

Presenter: QFHS Tutors

When: Commences Monday 8 July 2024 weekly for six weeks - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm AEST (QLD time - no daylight saving)

Finding your family: the fundamentals of research

This event will be delivered online.

This six week course will be very comprehensive for someone wanting to start researching …

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Talking about ... Medieval genealogy

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When: Wed, Jul 24, 2024 - 10:30am – 12 noon AEST. (no daylight saving)

Talking about ... Medieval genealogy

Is it possible to trace ancestors to the medieval period?     Yes.     Join us for a "virtual" cuppa as we discuss resources and …

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Talking about ... everything automobile …

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When: Wed, Jun 26, 2024 - 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM AEST (GMT+10) No daylight saving

Talking about ... everything automobile related. (Rescheduled)

You don't have to be 'into cars' to get something out of this chat.

Whether you or your ancestor was connected to the automobil…

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TimeLines in Research

Presenter: Dr Jennifer Harrison

When: Wed, Jul 10, 2024 - 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM AEST (GMT+10) No daylight saving

TimeLines in Research

STEP IN TIME: Time Lines research value with Jennifer Harrison

This event will be recorded and the recording will be available …

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