Issue 5 of “Traces”, Australia’s history and genealogy magazine is out now. And as with each issue, it’s packed with 64 pages of high quality history and genealogy-related articles.

It starts off with Heritage news from around the world. You’ll find a round-up of the latest historical records that are now online, followed by the “Then and Now” article on MercyCare Wembley, a schoolhouse in Perth, which has a long history.

Other topics in Issue 5 that you’ll read about:
– Lunacy and incarceration
– Nursing in Australia
– Art from antiques
– The Spanish flu
– Australia’s war with France
– Ned Kelly: hero or villain?
– A journey back in time: Norfolk Island
– Street photography
– The women of the Old Ararat Gaol
– A treasure lost and found
– Joseph Tuso: child convict
– Pompey Elliott: A legendary Australian leader
– Freddie McEvoy: Australia’s international man of mystery
– Snowdropping
– Vaucluse House
– … and so much more!

Launched in December 2017, Traces is the only quarterly printed magazine dedicated to providing its readers with insight into the latest historical research, news, events and heritage projects taking place around Australia. The expert voices of historians, researchers, heritage professionals, genealogists and journalists uncover the fascinating characters and stories of our past.

If you love Australian history and/or genealogy, do yourself a favour and grab a copy of Traces. At AUD$9.95 per issue is great value for money.

You can subscribe through iSubscribe, buy individual issues from Traces magazine themselves, or check with your local newsagent. And you can find details of Australian stockists here:

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