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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 →

On the Sea Again …

Celebrity Solstice ship 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

#GenealogySelfie Day - 1 Feb 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 →

3, 2, 1, Let’s Cruise

Baltic Map The countdown is well and truly on for the 8th Unlock the Past cruise. A number of our staff (myself included) are heading off to England on Wednesday this week for a genealogy cruise which leaves from Southampton. We’ll be arriving a couple of days before the cruise departs, to hopefully get into the right […] Continue reading →

RootsTech 2015 Livestream Videos Online Now

logo - RootsTech 2013 With over 300 presentations on offer, the combined RootsTech/FGS 2015 Conference was truly a smorgasbord for attendees, but it also made it impossible to get to every talk you wanted to. Fortunately for many (both those who were there, and those who couldn’t make it), a few of these were recorded and are available to view on the RootsTech website. Continue reading →