Tracing Aboriginal Ancestors

Anny Druett describes herself as a proud 4,005th generation Aboriginal-Australian woman descended from the Ngemba mob, as well as English and French mobs. For over 40 years she has tried…

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Amazing Response

We have had an amazing response to our 'Call for Speakers' well before the cut-off date of February 1st. The Committee has been looking over all the submissions ready for…

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The Home Curator

Our good friend Gay Hendriksen will present a Masterclass which I'm sure will be of great interest to many conference goers. Her 30 years of working in museums, mostly as…

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Headstone Cleaning

Ever wished you could clean up your ancestor's headstone so you could read it again? Come to our Masterclass on Headstone Cleaning & Restoration & learn how from the professionals.…

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Irish Convicts to NSW

It's great to welcome Peter Mayberry to our list of speakers. Those of us who have Irish convicts in our family trees will be well acquainted with Peter's wonderful website:…

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Historical Mapping Project

Although we have only just begun to put our conference speakers onto this website I want to tell you about yet another great speaker we have for you. For some…

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Local Author to Speak

We are so pleased to announce that our very own Julie Keating, a prolific author of historical books about Newcastle, will be one of our conference speakers. Julie has written…

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Serendipity

Documenting and preserving our family histories through the use of oral history has become increasingly popular in recent years. Most family historians look back at some stage and regret the…

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