Welcome to the GSV

Welcome to the GSV

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Discover a world of family history at the Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) and be part of a community of members, staff and volunteers dedicated to promoting and assisting family history research.

Find out about joining our society to obtain access to our collections, webinars and research services. Benefit from a wide range of supportive special interest groups, workshops, classes and knowledgeable individuals. Check out our opening times.


Writing Prize 2021

2nd October 2pm to 4pm, to be held via Zoom


Presented by Alan Rhodes.

Y DNA is a separate DNA test that traces the paternal line.  Only males can take the Y DNA test.  This presentation provides information about the test, haplogroups, interpreting results and use it to solve family history questions on paternal lines.

12th October 11 to 12.30am via Zoom.

15 Historical Documents that Changed History

Presented by Debra Parry.
The presentation will cover techniques for the preservation of documents, books, posters, maps and plans.

7th October 10.30am to 11.30am via Zoom

Visitor E-Pass

The GSV Visitor E-Pass gives you access to a huge range of genealogy resources for a short period (6 hours) from your own home at an affordable price. Normally priced at $20.00, you can buy a Visitor E-Pass at the special introductory price of just $10.00.

Please note that if you are a GSV Member, you do not need to buy a Visitor E-Pass because you already have access to these resources (and more).

New webcasts now available uploaded 1 Sept 2021

GSV Members can watch and listen to over 200 presentations of talks on a wide variety of topics specifically for family historians. All webcasts located via GSV catalogue.

Date last updated: 15 September 2021 @ 12:18