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Congress 2018 … it’s Coming!

Congress 2018 keynote speakers While there is still over 9 months until Congress 2018 the hype and excitement is already building. Congress, the short name for the “15th Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry”, is held every 3 years. This is the BIG event on the Australasian genealogy calendar. This 4 day event … Continue reading →

Congress 2018

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 →

On the Sea Again …

It’s that time of year again. Time for Unlock the Past’s next genealogy and history cruise. This one is their 10th and it takes cruisers from the top of New Zealand, down to the bottom of Australia and right over to Perth. A number of our staff (myself included) are heading over to New Zealand […] Continue reading →

#GenealogySelfie Day, 1 February 2016

This one is for all of those social media lovers out there. If you are a regular reader of this blog, you may remember I’ve written about #AskACurator Day, #AskArchivists Day and #MuseumSelfie Day in the past. All of these social media activities are aimed at making the archives and museums more accessible, and ‘seen’ to […] Continue reading →