Legacy Family Tree Webinars, the leading genealogy and DNA education platform has just announced the addition of a new webinar series specifically for genealogists in Australia and New Zealand.

The “Down Under” series will be broadcast live the first Wednesday of every month at 12pm (noon) Sydney, Australia time. The webinar series has been created to recognise the importance of Australian and New Zealand genealogists and to provide live genealogy education in a more convenient local time zone.

The new channel features both well-known Australian and New Zealand educators as well as international genealogists. The speakers for the 2019 series include Helen Smith, Carol Baxter, Jill Ball, Fiona Brooker, Cyndi Ingle, Thomas MacEntee, Blaine Bettinger and Paul Milner, and topics range from Australian Cemetery Records to the British Parish Chest as well as technology and DNA.

“With 30 million people combined between Australia and New Zealand and the challenging time difference between there and elsewhere, we felt we really needed to do something unique and special for genealogists Down Under,” said Geoff Rasmussen, founder and host of Legacy Family Tree Webinars. “Genealogists in Australia and New Zealand will now have regular access to monthly live genealogy education with top notch regional and international experts, and not have to wake up in the early hours of the night to attend. We are very excited to be able to make this happen.”

While the “Down Under” series is geared toward the southern hemisphere, anyone is welcome to attend either the live session or the replay afterwards. The webinars will permanently be available on-demand to Legacy Family Tree Webinars subscribers. All webinar recordings will have closed captioning for the hearing impaired.

Researching in Australian ArchivesHelen Smith2 January 2019
Six Feet Under Down Under - Cemetery records in AustraliaJill Ball6 February 2019
Polled! Finding your ancestors in New South Wales colonial muster and census returnsCarol Baxter6 March 2019
One Touch Genealogy Research: How to Handle a Record Just OnceThomas MacEntee3 April 2019
English Parish Records: More than Hatch, Match and DispatchHelen Smith1 May 2019
They really didn’t swim! Finding your ancestors in New South Wales colonial shipping recordsCarol Baxter5 June 2019
Remedies for Copy & Paste GenealogyCyndi Ingle3 July 2019
Finding Families in New ZealandFiona Brooker7 August 2019
Are you Lost? Using Maps, Gazetteers and Directories for BI ResearchPaul Milner4 September 2019
The Stories Behind the SegmentsBlaine Bettinger2 October 2019
Trove: An Australian Genealogical TreasureHelen Smith6 November 2019
Buried Treasures: WhaBuried Treasures: What’s in the English Parish Chestt’s in the English Parish ChestPaul Milner4 December 2019

Sign up (it’s FREE!) for one or for all of them today and you will receive a reminder email both one day and two hours prior to the live event.


Note: All live webinars are free to watch live, and their recordings are free to watch for the first 7 days.



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