Trove Digitises More Historical Australian Newspapers

newspaper_pile Australia’s best free genealogical and historical resource, Trove continues to grow with more historical newspapers being digitised!! The National Library of Australia are pleased to announce that the following newspapers have been recently added to Trove: New South Wales Chaser (The) (Glebe, NSW: 1999-2005) Enterprise (The) (Katoomba, NSW: 1913) Record of the Blue Mountains (The) […] Continue reading →

Inspiring Genealogy Blogs – August 2015

Inspiring Blogs 300 Welcome to my latest Inspiring Genealogy Blog post. Here are a collection of posts that I’ve read during August that I’ve found intriguing, useful and/or inspiring. In this edition of Inspiring Genealogy Blog posts we have posts that cover:  mobilegeddon, desktop genealogy software, citations, labelling digital photos, is your research intellectual property?, and who owns […] Continue reading →

7 Gift Ideas for Dad for Father’s Day

Retro Elements For Father's Day Calligraphic Designs. Vintage Or Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Sunday, the 6th of September is Father’s Day in Australia, and have you got your dad something yet? While your dad may need socks, jocks or a tie, why not get him something more interesting, something […] Continue reading →

RootsMagic Software and Windows 10

RootsMagic 7 and Windows 10   I recently wrote about Legacy Family Tree and Windows 10, and now here’s the word from the publishers of RootsMagic, and what they say about Windows 10 … “Will RootsMagic run on Windows 10?” The short answer is “Yes”. Microsoft made early versions of Windows 10 available to developers and to the public to make […] Continue reading →

National Family History Month 2015

logo - NFHM 2015 If you are in Australia or New Zealand and are into family history, you should already have heard about National Family History Month which is on for the whole of August. This is a time when individuals and groups promote family history to the public, which ca be done in any number of ways. Seminars, […] 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 →