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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. 

 

 

April 2021

20 January - 6 May 2021 (16 weeks)
Analysing Your Ancestry DNA Results (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists 

15 April 2021
Video Magic (Online)
Organised by: Unlock the Past

15 April 2021
Kirk session records (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

16 April 2021
New Zealand sources (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

17 April 2021
SAFHS Virtual Conference (Online)
Organised by: The Scottish Association of Family History Societies

17 April 2021
Meet the author - military history (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

17 April 2021
Oral History Basics (Queensland)
Organised by: Oral History Queensland

17 April 2021
The Ryerson Index (New South Wales)
Organised by: Lake Macquarie Family History Group

18 April-19 May 2021
Australian Heritage Festival (Australia & online)
Organised by: National Trust

20 April 2021  
Discover London Metropolitan Archives' family history sources on Ancestry (Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

20 April 2021
Noble and Notorious (South Australia)
Organised by: State Library of South Australia

21 April 2021
Honouring our mothers and grandmothers through a recipe (Online)
Organised by: Society of Austraian Genealogists

21 April 2021 
Remembering the military nurses (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

21 April 2021
The Real Sacred River: Truth-Telling and the Power of Regional Histories (Online)
Organised by: Royal Australian History Society

21 April 2021
Torrens Island Quarantine Station (South Australia)
Organised by: Port Adelaide Historical Society

21 April 2021
Members' Meeting. The Australian Joint Copying Project (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

22 April 2021
Air defence systems 1942 - Caboolture (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Library

22 April 2021
Local History for Family Historians (Victoria)
Organised by: Latrobe City Libraries

22 April 2021
Proving your family history (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

23 April 2021
Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area files (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives

23 April 2021
Editing and indexing your family history book (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

24 April 2021
From daguerreotypes to digital images (Online)
Organised by: Unlock the Past

24 April 2021
Finding Ola Persson (South Australia)
Organised by: Adelaide Northern Districts Family History Group

24 April 2021
How our ancestors earned their daily bread: exploring their occupations (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

25 April 2021
The history of Anzac Day - free talk and tour (Online)
Organised by: State Library of Queensland

27 April 2021
Finding British ancestors in India (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

27 April 2021
Criminal Records (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library Service

28 April 2021
An Introduction to Managing Local Societies in Changing Times (Online)
Organised by: Royal Australian History Society

30 April 2021 
Convicts at Moreton Bay: Beyond the Chronological Register of Prisoners (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

30 April 2021 
Crafting genealogical proof (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

30 April-2 May 2021
Sleuthability: The new Irish Genealogy, History & DNA Virtual Conference (Online)
Organised by: BBNY Group (The Genealogy Event)

 

May 2021

1-30 May 2021
South Australia's History Festival (South Australia & Online)
Organised by: History Trust of SA

1 May 2021
Ebenezer Church Heritage Day (New South Wales)
Organised by: Hawkesbury Historical Society & National Trust

1 May 2021
Irish Online: Leaping ahead in 2021 (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

2 May 2021
Adelaide Gaol History Day (South Australia)
Organised by: City of Adelaide Council

3 May 2021
Heritage Scanning Day (South Australia)
Organised by: GenealogySA

4 May 2021
Projected History: The Golden Grove Cemetery (South Australia)
Organised by: Tea Tree Gully Library

4 May 2021
Family History Research Session 1: The Basics (Online)
Organised by: History Helper

4 May 2021
Introduction to Family History (South Australia)
Organised by: Town of Walkerville

4 May 2021
Finding Your Ancestors: Researching Aboriginal Family History in NSW (Session 2 – May 2021) (New South Wales)
Organised by: Royal Australian Historical society

5 May 2021
That Luminous Moment: The ‘wild and enthusiastic’ ways of artist, mystic and republican Adelaide Ironside (1831-1867) (Online)
Organised by: Royal Australian History Society

5 May 2021
Irish Online: Leaping ahead in 2021 (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

5 May 2021
Comparing Australian Content on the Giant Genealogy Websites (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

5 May 2021
100 years of curtain calls (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

5 May 2021
Ancestry Tips (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

5 May 2021 
Tour Two Unique Cemeteries in Richmond (New South Wales)
Organised by: Hawkesbury Library Service

6 May 2021
Discovering History: Parade Committees and Secret Societies (Victoria)
Organised by: Goldfields Libraries

8 May 2021
In Her Own Image: Greek-Australian Women: Beyond the Stereotypes A Historical and Contemporary Insight, 1820s to Present (New South Wales)
Organised by: City of Sydney Historical Association 

9 May 2021
Our Women's Memorials (Online)
Organised by: State Library of Queensland

11 May 2021
Old Noarlunga Historical Walk (South Australia)
Organised by: Onkaparinga Libraries

11 May 2021
Government Gazettes (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library Service

11 May 2021
Family History Research Session 2: Skillbuilding (Online)
Organised by: History Helper

12 May 2021
Jean Wishart: Publishing icon (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

12 May 2021
A Feel for the Hawkesbury (New South Wales & Online)
Organised by: Hawkesbury Library Service

12 June 2021
The Cato Street Conspiracy: The Australian Connection (New South Wales)
Organised by: City of Sydney Historical Association

13 May 2021
Family Story Maps (Online)
Organised by: GenealogySA

13 May 2021
Adelaide Mosque from the Cameleers to Contemporary Times (South Australia)
Organised by: City of Adelaide Council

13 May 2021
Projected History: Hope Valley Cemetery (South Australia)
Organised by: Tea Tree Gully Library

13 May 2021
Moreton Bay History Seminar (Queensland)
Organised by: Morton Bay Regional Libraries

14 May 2021
Parramatta Female Factory (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives

14 May 2021
Convicts at Moreton Bay: Beyond the Chronological Register of Prisoners (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

15 May 2021
VAFHO 2021 Virtual Expo (Online)
Organised by: Victorian Association of Family History Organisations

15 May 2021
Copyright for Family Historians (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

16 May 2021
Kangaroo Point Heritage Walking Tour
 (Queensland)
Organised by: Brisbane's Living Heritage Network

17 May 2021
Echoes of the Past: the history of a house (Online)
Organised by: GenealogySA

17 May 2021
Tracing Adoption and Fostering Records in South Australia (Online)
Organised by: GenealogySA

18 May 2021
Make the most of DNA matches - Burpengary (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

18 May 2021
History Month: Genealogy Lock In
Organised by: Playford Library Service

18 May 2021
Make the most of DNA matches - Burpengary (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

18 May 2021
Family History Research Session 3: Strategies (Online)
Organised by: History Helper

19 May 2021
Make the most of DNA matches - Redcliffe (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

19 May 2021
Cinemagoing in South Australia (South Australia)
Organised by: Port Adelaide Historical Society

19 May 2021
Lieutenant Cooper's summer holidays (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

19 May 2021
Tales of Sunny Corner: Gold Mining, Silver Smelting and the Birth of Broken Hill (Online)
Organised by: Royal Australian History Society

19 May 2021
Make the most of DNA matches - Redcliffe (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

19-20 May 2021
NGS 2021 Live! (Online)
Organised by: National Genealogical Society (US)

20 May 2021
Finding Family - Is it in your DNA? (South Australia)
Organised by: GenealogySA & State Library of South Australia

20 May 2021
Projected History: Tea Tree Gully Township, Terrible Tales (South Australia)
Organised by: Tea Tree Gully Library

20 May 2021
Railways in Australian & New Zealand Environments (Canberra)
Organised by: National Library of Australia

21-23 May 2021
Kernewek Lowender: Copper Coast Cornish Festival (South Australia)
Organised by: Copper Coast City Council

22 May 2021
Scottish Indexes Conference X (Online)
Organised by: Scottish Indexes

23 May 2021
Building your Family Tree from Scratch (Online)
Organised by: GenealogySA

25 May 2021
Languages and translations (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library Service

25 May 2021
Family History Research Session 4: Searching and Recording (Online)
Organised by: History Helper

28 May 2021
Bringing your ancestors to life: triumphs and trials of publishing a family history (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

28 May 2021
Learn how to use Ancestry.com (Queensland)
Organised by: Gympie Library

30 May 2021
Historic Newspaper Trascription Day (South Australia)
Organised by: GenealogySA

 

June 2021

2 June 2021
Revitalising Pacific connections with Big Y (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

2 June 2021
The stories we tell... (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

2 June 2021
Ancestry tips (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

6 June 2021
Discovering what's new with FamilySearch (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

8 June 2021
Maternal Lines (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library Service

9-16 June 2021
Tracing Your Irish Ancestors (Ireland)
Organised by: Ulster Historical Foundation

11 June 2021
Researching your relatives in Western Australia (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

16 June 2021
Discovering what's new with FamilySearch (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

18 June 2021
A festival of film (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives

19 June 2021
The Family History Show: York (England)
Organised by: Discover Your Ancestors Magazine

24 June 2021
Where do I start? Discover your State Library online (Online)
Organised by: State Library New South Wales

22 June 2021
Minding your manners (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library Service

25-26 June 2021
THE Genealogy Show 2021 (Online)
Organised by: THE Genealogy Show

30 June 2021
Art cities off the beaten track (New Zealand & Online)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

 

July 2021

6 July 2021
Tracing living people (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library Service

7 July 2021
Death is not the end - litigation remains: Exploring Australian wills and probate (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

9 July 2021
Aboriginal blanket returns (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives

9 July 2021
Researching in Victoria: tips, tricks, and good advice (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

10-23 July 2021
Canadian Genealogical Virtual Research Institute (Online)
Organised by: Kathryn Lake Hogan & Christine Woodcock, Canada

17-24 July 2021
2021 Virtual International German Genealogy Conference (Online)
Organised by: International German Genealogy Partnership, Germany

20 July 2021
Dating Photographs (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library Service

25 July-1 August 2021
History in Paradise AFFHO 2021 Conference (Norfolk Island)
Organised by: Norfolk Island Museum

 

August 2021

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

10 August 2021
Tips and tricks for researching your family home (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Regional Libraries

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

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

 

September 2021

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

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

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

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

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

 

October 2021

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

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

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

 

November 2021

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

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

 

December 2021

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

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

 

March 2022

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.

 

 

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