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Let’s Go to the Cemetery!

Find-A-Grave 2016 weekend 600 October is fast approaching, so it’s Spring in the southern half of the world, with Autumn (or Fall) in the north, both of which normally (excluding the crazy amount of rain that half of Australia’s had recently) are great times to get out and about cemetery visiting. Anyway we know you don’t NEED a reason […] Continue reading →

#AskACurator Day – 14 September 2016

Ask A Curator Day 2016 #AskACurator Day is back for 2016, and it’s year it’s bigger than ever! AskACurator Day has been going since 2010, and since 2012 it has been an annual Twitter event held around the middle of September. AskACurator Day seems to seems to grow in popularity each year, with 721 museums from 43 countries taking part […] Continue reading →

Congress 2018

logo - Congress 2018 1000 Congress, the once-every-three-years event is the BIG one for Australian and New Zealand genealogy. Organised by the Australasian Federation of Family History Societies (AFFHO), and the dates for the next one (the 15th) which will be held in Sydney in 2018, have just been in released. The following was an announcement from the Society of […] Continue reading →

National Family History Month, 1-31 August 2016

logo - NFHM 2016 National Family History Month (NFHM) is an initiative of the Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations (AFFHO). NFHM has been an annual event in Australia and New Zealand since August 2006, originally organised as National Family History Week, which was held during the first week of August. But due to its ever increasing popularity, NFHM […] Continue reading →

13th Unlock the Past Cruise: Papua New Guinea

13th Unlock the Past cruise map #1 After a busy schedule of 3 cruises during 2016, Unlock the Past cruises are taking it a little easier in 2017 with just one scheduled. Having been around Australia, to New Zealand, to the Pacific Islands, around the UK and Europe, their 13th cruise is something totally different. This one goes from Brisbane to Papua […] Continue reading →