About Alona Tester

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Inside History Magazine – Issue 25 (Nov-Dec 2014) is Out Now

Inside History Magazine - 2014-11 Inside History Magazine Issue 25 has hit the newsagent shelves and the letterbox of subscribers, and it is another bumper issue. New online resources, dating photos from hairstyles, the Trove campaign and HUGE givewaways are the highlights of this issue. Readers will find out about the latest free online resources and tools. Jayne Shrimpton world-renowned for photo dating, enlightens readers on how to use hairstyles to help date a photograph. Continue reading →

WorldWarOne Link Website Launched

logo - WW1 Link new On Remembrance Day 2015 people around the world stopped to remember those who had served in war, and those who never came home. Remembrance Day this year also saw the launch of a brand new Australian website – WorldWarOne Link. This website is dedicated to listing WW1 Commemorative Projects which are being conducted throughout Australia. Continue reading →

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 →