Inspiring Genealogy Blogs – September and October 2014

Inspiring Blogs 300 September has been and gone, and so has October, and I’m combining my inspiring blogs reading from both months into this post. And what a bumper lot of reading I have for you. There’s everthing from cleaning out a family members house, to hoarding, to why blog, to needing to be cautious with DNA testing, preserving home movies, online courses and Timelines just to mention a few. Continue reading →

The Winners of NLAs Community Heritage Grants 2014

grant money The National Library of Australia’s (NLA) Community Heritage Grants program provides grants of up to $15,000 to community organisations such as libraries, archives, museums, genealogical and historical societies, multicultural and Indigenous groups Australia-wide. The winners of the successful grant applications for 2014 have just been announced, and this year there are 73 grants being awarded, totalling $386,577. Continue reading →

South Australia’s 2015 About Time History Month Open for Applications

logo - About Time 2015 About Time is South Australia’s history festival! Since 2011 the month of May has been a celebration of South Australia’s history which is showcased through hundreds of events ranging from talks to tours; walks to workshops; and exhibitions to special events. 2014 was a HUGE year for About Time, with over 500 events being held, but I bet 2015 will be even bigger. The team at About Time are organised folk, and have just opened their website for applications for events for next year. So if you, your group or organisation already has something planned for May 2015, you can get it listed now. Continue reading →