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Worldwide Honour Roll Project

Honor Roll Project header Back in 2013 Heather Rojo, of the Nutfield Genealogy blog fame, started her Honor Roll Project. To explain just what it is Heather says  … “The Honor Roll Project is an effort to transcribe and photograph military honor rolls. The transcribed names make the soldiers available for search engines, so that descendants and family members […] Continue reading →

9 August 2016, Australia’s Next Census

2016 Australian Census Where will you be on Tuesday, 9 August 2016? The Australian Government wants to know, as that is census night. Australia has a long and proud history of Census taking. Since the first national census in 1911, census data has played an important role in charting Australia’s history and shaping its future. Held roughly every […] 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 →