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Coming Genealogy & History Events

So to keep you up-to-date with what's coming up, we've compiled a list of the (mostly) Australian online webinars along with other events that are coming up. So during this time of keep safe, and staying home, you can keep learning and enjoy talks from the comfort of your own home. 

 

July 2021

 

28 July 2021
Linton and District resources for Family History research (Victoria & Online)
Organised by: Geelong Family History Group

28 July 2021
What is Maori Heritage? (Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

28 July 2021
Family and Local History Winter Workshops: Trove & State Library of SA (South Australia)
Organised by: Onkaparinga Libraries and Willunga National Trust

28 July 2021
Managing Local Societies in Changing Times (Online)
Organised by: Royal Australian Historical Society

28 July 2021
A New Look at the History of the Caulfield Racecourse (Online)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Victoria

29 July 2021
ScotlandsPeople Website - ONLINE (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

30 July 2021
Bringing your ancestors to life: Part II (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

31 July 2021
Orientation to FHWA and the FHWA Website (Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

31 July 2021
Exploring English Parish Registers (Queensland)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland



 

August 2021

2 August 2021
Writing Family History Workshop with Dr Betty O'Neill (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

2 August 2021
Discover Moreton Bay - Our Story: Albany Creek (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

3 August 2021
Genealogy Club: Cemeteries (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library

3 August 2021
NFHM: Tracing Your Family History Through Heirlooms and Keepsakes (Tasmania)
Organised by: The Allport and State Library and Archive Service

3 August 2021
Family History for Beginners Course (National Family History Month) (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library Service

3-5 August 2021
Family History Staycation (Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

4 August 2021
Burying the Body in England (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

4 August 2021
NFHM: Convicts, settlers and soldiers: how to find your ancestors in the AJCP (Online)
Organised by: State Library of NSW

4 August 2021
NFHM: Remembering Convict Women and Orphan School Children (Tasmania)
Organised by: The Allport & State Library and Archive Service

4 August 2021
MyHeritage (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

4 August 2021
Hidden in Plain Sight (Online)
Organised by: Botany Bay Family History Society

4 August 2021
Introduction to the Library webinar (Online)
Organised by: State Library of Victoria

5 August 2021
Discover Moreton Bay - Our Story: Woodford (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

5 August 2021
NFHM: Why old newspapers are great for family research (Online)
Organised by: State Library of NSW

5 August 2021
Internet for genealogy (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

5 August 2021
Portable Buildings in Australia (Victoria)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Victoria

6 August 2021
Family History for beginners: Where to start? (South Australia)
Organised by: Adelaide Hills Council

6 August 2021
History of the Library tour (Victoria)
Organised by: Stare Library of Victoria

7 August 2021
Gold Seekers on the Victorian Goldfields (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

7 August 2021
ACT Region Heritage Symposium 2021 (ACT)
Organised by: National Trust of Australia

8 August 2021
Family History at Miss Porter's House (New South Wales)
Organised by: National Trust of Australia

9 August 2021
Findmypast, The Genealogist (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

10 August 2021
Researching your family home (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

10 August 2021
NFHM: Hobart 19th Century Burial Grounds and their Records (Tasmania)
Organised by: The Allport and State Library and Archives Service

10 August 2021
NFHM: Diaries & Letters: Fleshing out the Family History (Online)
Organised by: Caloundra Family History

10 August 2021
Germanic Research: Who are German? Where was Germany? Where is Germany now? (Online)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

10 August 2021
DNA Painter (part 2 - follow on from 13 July) (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

11 August 2021
What's in the State Archives Collection? (New South Wales)
Organised by: NSW State Archives

11 August 2021
Same Ships: 'Africaine' 1836 (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

11 August 2021
NFHM: Oral History for Family Historians (Online)
Organised by: State Library of NSW

11 August 2021
Newsworthy (Online)
Organised by: State Library of Victoria

11 August 2021
NFHM: Using DNA to solve family history mysteries, Ros Escott (Tasmania)
Organised by: The Allport & State Library and Archive Service

11 August 2021
British Parish records with Findmypast (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

11 August 2021
Orientation to FHWA and the FHWA Website (Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

11 August 2021
Ryerson Index (Online)
Organised by: Hawkesbury Family History Group

11 August 2021
Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network Forum (Victoria)
Organised by: Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network

12 August 2021
Getting Started with your Family History (Online)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

12 August 2021
NFHM: Family Research — 7 strategies to get unstuck (Online)
Organised by: State Library of NSW

12 August 2021
NFHM: A Grave Question: Where did they bury Great-Grandma? (Tasmania)
Organised by: The Allport & State Library and Archive Service

12 August 2021
Researching the Victorian Goldfields centred around Bendigo (Online)
Organised by: Family History Connections

12 August 2021
Finding Families in the National Archives of Australia (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria 

12 August 2021
Primary sources at the National Archives of Australia (Western Australia)
Organised by: National Archives of Australia

12 August 2021
May Gibbs’ Nutcote (New South Wales)
Organised by: National Trust of Australia

12 August 2021
Justice & Police Museum: Murder Most Foul Tour (New South Wales)
Organised by: Royal Australian Historical Society

13 August 2021
Members guided tour: Underworld (ACT)
Organised by: National Archives of Australia

13 October 2021
Same Ships: "Cleveland" 1839 (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

13-15 August 2021
Auckland Family History Expo 2021 (New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries & Genealogical Comupting Group

14 August 2021
DNA Case Study (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

15 August 2021
Stories of Vietnam veterans (Queensland)
Organised by: Stare Library of Queensland

17 August 2021
Genealogy Club: Family Search Wiki (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library Service

17 August 2021
NFHM: Prominent and Obscured: Land and Buildings in the National Archives (Tasmania)
Organised by: The Allport and State Library and Archives Service & NAA

17 August 2021
Click: SA Professional Photographers from the 1860s to the 1930s (South Australia)
Organised by: State Library of South Australia

17 August 2021
Collect, store and preserve: managing our collection (Queensland)
Organised by: National Archives of Australia

17 August 2021
Talking History Online: The Art of Family History (Online)
Organised by: History Trust of South Australia

18 August 2021
Maritime Smogasbord (South Australia)
Organised by: Port Adelaide Historical Society

18 August 2021
Early Ships arriving Kangaroo Island before 1836 (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

18 August 2021
Moving Image and Picture Research for Historians (Online)
Organised by: Royal Australian Historical Society & WEA Sydney

18 August 2021
NFHM: Family Research — 7 strategies to get unstuck (Online)
Organised by: State Library of NSW

18 August 2021
NFHM: House Histories: Further information and hints on house genealogy (Tasmania)
Organised by: The Allport & State Library and Archive Service

18 August 2021
Family history using educational records (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

18 August 2021
Getting started in writing family history (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

18 August 2021
Australian Births, Deaths and Marriages Online (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

19 August 2021
NFHM: Oral History for Family Historians (Online)
Organised by: State Library of NSW

19 August 2021
Local History Presents: True Crime in Campbelltown (South Australia)
Organised by: Campbelltown Public Library

19 August 2021
NFHM: Aboriginal Family History (Tasmania)
Organised by: The Allport & State Library and Archive Service

19 August 2021
National and State Archives in Australia (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

19 August 2021
The National Archives (UK) online (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

19 August 2021
NFHM: Starting Family History - Online (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

20 August 2021
Sydney Observatory records (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

20 August 2021
The Australian Joint Copying Project in Trove: Using the digitised collections (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

20 August 2021
Australian Research (Online)
Organised by: Family History Connections

21 August 2021
Researching Scottish Ancestors on the Internet (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

21 August 2021
Squizzy Taylor – film screening (ACT)
Organised by: National Archives of Australia

21 August 2021
A Night in the National Library of Australia with Tim Ross (ACT)
Organised by: National Library of Australia

21 August 2021
Family History Open Day: Discover you with A-B-C-D-Ease (Queensland)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

24 August 2021
NFHM: The life of Curzon Allport: part 2-The Aftermath (Tasmania)
Organised by: The Allport and State Library and Archive Service

24 August 2021
“Irish in my veins. Uncovering your Irish story” (Online)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

24 August 2021
DNA Auto Clusters (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

24 August 2021
Kate Kelly: The True Story of Ned Kelly's Little Sister (Online)
Organised by: Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts

24 August 2021
Fifteen ways to use Excel in family history (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

25 August 2021
State Library of Victoria resources for Family History research (Victoria & Online)
Organised by: Geelong Family History Group

25 August 2021
Discover Moreton Bay - Our Story: Bribie Island (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

25 August 2021
Tips and Techniques for Dating Historic Photographs (Online)
Organised by: Royal Australian Historical Society & WEA

25 August 2021
NFHM: Why old newspapers are great for family research (Online)
Organised by: State Library of NSW

25 August 2021
Family and Local History Winter Workshops - Online Genealogy Resources (South Australia)
Organised by: Onkaparinga Libraries and Willunga National Trust

25 August 2021
NFHM: Naturalisation, Aliens and Citizenship Records (Tasmania)
Organised by: The Allport and State Library and Archive Service

25 August 2021
An early Auckland Jewish family (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

25 August 2021
DNA Clinic (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

25 August 2021
Immigration records in Family History Research (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

25 August 2021
Analysing your DNA results using Chromosome Analysis - Module 1 (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

26 August 2021
Caboolture Cemetery Tour (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

26 August 2021
NFHM: Convicts, settlers and soldiers: how to find your ancestors in the AJCP (Online)
Organised by: State Library of NSW

26 August 2021
NFHM: Mystery of William George Dart (Tasmania)
Organised by: The Allport and State Library and Archives Service

26 August 2021
FamilySearch - ONLINE (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

27 August 2021
The Ryerson Index: where we are, and where we are going? (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

28 August 2021
Dr Samantha Battams her Book "The Secret Art of Poisoning" (South Australia)
Organised by: Adelaide Northern Districts Family History Group

28 August 2021
GSQ Open Day (Queensland)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

31 August 2021
Discover Scottish Kirk Session Records (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

31 August 2021
NFHM: Researching Tasmanian Rail Records: A guide for family historians (Tasmania)
Organised by: The Allport and State Library and Archives Service

31 August 2021
ScotlandsPeople Website - ONLINE (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

31 August 2021
Discovering kin and Country (South Australia)
Organised by: National Archives of Australia

 

September 2021

1 September 2021
Tech with Thomas (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

2 September 2021
Dating and Preserving Historic Photographs (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

2 September 2021
Internet for genealogy (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

3 September 2021
Unlocking film treasures: the National Film and Sound Archive collection (New South Wales)
Organised by: Cessnock City Library

3 September 2021
Surnames: Where did surnames come from? (Online & Queensland)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

3 September 2021
Family History for beginners: Where to start? (South Australia)
Organised by: Adelaide Hills Council

4 September 2021
Scottish Indexes Conference XII (Online)
Organised by: Scottish Indexes

4-12 September 2021
NSW History Week: From the Ground Up (New South Wales)
Organised by: History Council of NSW

5 September 2021
'Steaming' at the Waterworks and more… (ACT)
Organised by: National Trust of Australia

6 September 2021
The Workhouses (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

8 September 2021
Same Ships: 'City of Adelaide' 1839, 1840, 1841 (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

8 September 2021
Waterworks Road: The Track that made Brisbane (Queensland)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Queensland

8 September 2021
The Memory of the World in Auckland (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

8 September 2021
Orientation to FHWA and the FHWA Website (Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

8 September 2021
NSW Railways personnel records (Online)
Organised by: Hawkesbury Family History Group

9 September 2021
Getting Started with your Family History (Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

9 September 2021
Exploring Victorian Education Records (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

10 September 2021
Finding Grandma: Researching your family's female line (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

11 September 2021
NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies annual conference (Online)
Organised by: Botany Bay Family History Society

11 September 2021
Populate or perish: 20th century Immigration to Australia (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

12 September 2021
Family History at Miss Porter's House (New South Wales)
Organised by: National Trust of Australia

13 September 2021
Findmypast, The Genealogist (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

14 September 2021
Beyond the written word: Working with ancient documents (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

14-17 September 2021
2021 ASA National Annual Conference (Queensland & Online)
Organised by: Australian Society of Archivists

14 September 2021
DNA: Gedmatch (Part 1) (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

14 September 2021
Working with derivative sources (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

15 September 2021
Gurus of the Port Quiz Night 2021 (South Australia)
Organised by: Port Adelaide Historical Society

15 September 2021
The Coromandelians (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

15 September 2021
SAG New Member Induction (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

16 September 2021
Where do I start? Discover your State Library online  (Online)
Organised by: State Library of NSW

16 September 2021
National and State Archives in Australia (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

16 September 2021
The National Archives (UK) online (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

18 September 2021
Evernote - The Fundamentals (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

18-25 September 2021 (2 weeeks)
Creating a family heritage cookbook (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

21 September 2021
Picture this: State Library images and how to access them (South Australia)
Organised by: State Library of SA

21-28 September 2021 (2 weeks)
Introduction to Blogger - Telling your family story (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

22 September 2021
Ballarat and District resources for Family History research (Victoria & Online)
Organised by: Geelong Family History Group

22 September 2021
The Memories in Time Project (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

22 September 2021
Analysing your DNA results using Chromosome Analysis - Module 2 (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

24 September 2021
Police service cards (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

24 September 2021
The Internet Archive (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

25 September 2021
The Family History Show: London (England)
Organised by: Discover Your Ancestors Magazine

28 September 2021
Brisbane Burns: How the fires of 1864 shaped a city (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

 

October 2021

1-31 October 2021
Victoria's History Month (Online & Victoria)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Victoria

1 October 2021
Building Your Family Tree from Scratch (South Australia) 
Organised: WEA South Australia

1 October 2021
Family History for beginners: Where to start? (South Australia)
Organised by: Adelaide Hills Council

6 October 2021
A Cargo of Criminals: Transportation to Australia (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

6 October 2021
Auckland’s Harley Street (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

8 October 2021
Brisbane trams and their contribution to Brisbane’s development (Queensland)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

9 October 2021
Writing Family History Workshop with Dr Betty O'Neill (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

9 October 2021
Queensland’s Earliest Surveyors: Who, What and Where (Queensland)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Queensland

11 October 2021
Researching your Scottish ancestors (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

11 October-19 December 2021
Place, Image, Object (Online)
Organised by: University of Tasmania (UTAS)

11 October-19 December 2021
Writing the Family Saga (Online)
Organised by: University of Tasmania (UTAS)

13 October 2021
Same Ships: 'Cleveland' 1839 (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

13 October 2021
The Fickle Fortunes of a Mount Morgan Miner and His Family (Queensland)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Queensland

13 October 2021
From Flour to Towers - Josiah Clifton Firth (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

13 October 2021
History of the Greentree family (Online)
Organised by: Hawkesbury Family History Group

14 October 2021
Beachmere - then and now (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

14 October 2021
The Pioneer Register (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria & RHSV

14-17 October 2021
2021 OHA Biennial Conference: Oral History in Troubling Times (Tasmania)
Organised by: Oral History Australia and Oral History Tasmania

16 October 2021
Family history fundamentals - Part 1 Getting started (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

16 October 2021
Evernote - Beyond Fundamentals (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

16 October-11 December 2021 (3 sessions)
Family history fundamentals - FULL COURSE (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

17 October 2021
Narrative mapping on Kotuku Peninsula (Online & New Zealand) 
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

23 October 2021
Finding Family in England & Wales Records (half-day conference) (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

20 October 2021
Analysing your DNA results using Chromosome Analysis - Module 3 (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

23 October 2021
Beginners Introduction to DNA (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

24 October 2021
Visit to Police Historical Museum (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

27 October 2021
Some surprises from the Greater Geelong Thematic History (Victoria & Online)
Organised by: Geelong Family History Group

27 October 2021
Visit to Police Historical Museum (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

28 October 2021
Research Planning (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

29 October 2021
Teachers' rolls and Teacher career cards (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

30 October 2021
Building Your Family Tree from Scratch (South Australia)
Organised by: WEA SA

30 October 2021
Orientation to FHWA and the FHWA Website (Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

 

November 2021

3 November 2021
Uncovering the lives of your London (England) ancestors (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars 

3 November 2021
Two artists and their architects (Online & New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

5 November 2021
Family History for beginners: Where to start? (South Australia)
Organised by: Adelaide Hills Council

9 November 2021
Discover our First Nations Elder Stories (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

10 November 2021
Starting Family History Research  (Online)
Organised by: State Library of NSW

10 November 2021
Orientation to FHWA and the FHWA Website (Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

10 November 2021
Same Ships: Small Ships (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

11 November 2021
Getting Started with your Family History (Online)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

12 November 2021
A History of Calendars for the Genealogist (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

12 November 2021
Honouring our ANZACs (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

17 November 2021
Auckland's Heritage Counts 2021 (Online & New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

17 November 2021
Early Dentists & Dentistry in South Australia (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

19 November 2021
Top-numbering explained (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

24 November 2021
Analysing your DNA results using Chromosome Analysis - Module 4 (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

25 November 2021
Where do I start? Discover your State Library online  (Online)
Organised by: State Library of NSW 

27 November 2021
Family history fundamentals - Part 2 Analysing the evidence (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

December 2021

1 December 2021
Using Australian historical maps in your research (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

6 December 2021
Retrospective 1841, 180 years on (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

8 December 202
Show & Tell (Online)
Organised by: Hawkesbury Family History Group

10 December 2021
Top-numbering explained (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

11 December 2021
Family history fundamentals - Part 3 Documenting and Presenting (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

28 December 2021
The People in Charles Hill’s Painting, 1870, of Proclamation Day, Glenelg, 1836 (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

 

January 2022

19 January 2022
Researching Land in Victoria, Part 1 – OLD Title (Victoria & Online)
Organised by: Geelong Family History Group

 

February 2022

23 February 2022
Strength & Grace: strong women who shaped Geelong (Victoria & Online)
Organised by: Geelong Family History Group

 

March 2022

23 March 2022
Researching Land in Victoria, Part 2 – TORRENS Title (Online)
Organised by: Geelong Family History Group

March/April 2022 ** PROPOSED EVENT**
Family History Down Under 2022 (Queensland)
Organised by: Unlock The Past

NO OFFICIAL DATE IN 2022 YET
Riding the Waves of History: NSW & ACT Annual State Conference
 (New South Wales)
Organised by: Newcastle Family History Society Inc. with Maitland & Beyond Family History Inc.

 

July 2022

25 July-1 August 2022
History in Paradise AFFHO 2022 Conference (Norfolk Island) [deferred from 2021]
Organised by: Norfolk Island Museum

 

 

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