There are lots of interesting talks planned for National Family History Month in August. Our first talk on ebooks is fully booked but after that on Thursday 1 August at 1.30 - 2.30pm you can learn about 'National and State Archives in Australia'. Then on Saturday 3 August 10 - 11am we have programmed two talks: 'Introduction to the GSV and our Resources' and at 11.15am 'Starting your Family History'. Lots to start you off and FREE for Family History Month. See more details and booking in our Events listing on our website www.gsv.org.au
For a regional event on Friday 2 August at 1.30pm at the Maryborough Regional Library, Robyn Ansell will be the guest speaker for the launch of the digitised Maryborough and Dunolly Advertiser 1857-1867. It is a free event which will include the opportunity to go online afterwards to try out the paper on Trove.
The launch of National Family History Month August 2019 is on Friday 2 August.
The launch includes a short presentation by Celia Blake, Regional Manager South & Director Victoria and Tasmania, National Archives of Australia, and Justine Heazlewood, Director and Keeper of Public Records, Public Record Office Victoria.
A keynote address, Doing it for ourselves – transcription projects, will be given by curator and historian Dr Sophie Couchman.
The launch is jointly hosted by the National Archives of Australia and Public Record Office Victoria.