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Australian Genealogy and History Snippets – October 2015

Snippets 280 It’s been a while since my last Snippets post, but recently I’ve been coming across all sorts of interesting genealogy-related tidbits that I wanted to share with you, so I’ve have collected them together to make up a new Snippets post. —————————————- Australian Electoral Roll update In early 2014 the Australian Electoral Commission began to […] Continue reading →

Winners of South Australia’s 2015 “History Greats” Award Announced

logo - HCSA South Australia’s newest “history greats” were recognised in a ceremony held at historic Government House last week. Five South Australian historians were honoured with History Council of SA Awards in recognition for a range of activities from South Australian history research, writing, teaching, and raising community awareness of history and heritage. The Awards are supported […] Continue reading →

Help Save Waverley Cemetery

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Attribution: Winston Yang Waverley Cemetery is “one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world” , and it’s easy to see why. Sitting on the cliffs at Bronte, in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, overlooking the sea, the sight of the thousands of old graves is simply spectacular. However, now this 125+ year old cemetery needs your help … Continue reading →