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‘Finding Family’ - Workshop on Family Searching

Expiry Date
28 December, 2024

‘Finding Family’ is a one-day seminar organised by Uniting Heritage Service to help people seeking family, known or unknown. It is particularly relevant to those who have experience in the family of adoption or out-of-home care.

Handouts on useful resources and a planning guide will be provided to you. Members of the Uniting Heritage Service will present. Alan Rhodes from the Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) will talk about the use of DNA and planning a family research project, and David Down will explain how the GSV can assist in your search.

The workshop will provide a good overview of planning and conducting a family search project, and will cover:

  • The history of adoption and out-of-home care in Victoria,
  • How to obtain records of your family member
  • How to plan a family search project,
  • Privacy and ethical considerations in your search,
  • Key resources for family searching,
  • Using DNA in your search, and
  • How to conduct and organise your search.

Cost: $100
Date: Saturday 27th July
Time: 9.30-4pm
Lunch will be provided.
Venue: Uniting, Level 4/130 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

RSVP and enquiries: Catriona Milne 0402969621
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