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Coming Genealogy & History Events

What's on? To keep you up-to-date with what's coming up, we've compiled a list of the (mostly) Australian events, both in person, and online that are coming up. As you can see there, is plenty on, so if you wish to keep on learning, and boost your genealogical and historical knowledge, you can do so - with many being available from the comfort of your own home.  

 

January 2022

13 January-24 March 2022 (15 sessions)
Analysing Your Ancestry DNA Results (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

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

19 January 2022
Any Nurses in the family? (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

19 January 2022
Out of the Vaults (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

19 January 2022
Australian BDMs online (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

19 January 2022
One-Name studies and future meetings (Online)
Organised by: GenealogySA

19 January 2022
Kaurna History Walk (South Australia)
Organised by: Port Adelaide Historical Society

20 January 2022
Using the Tithe Apportionment Records of England and Wales (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

20 January 2022
The National Archives (UK) online (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

20 January 2022
Finding families (Online)
Organised by: State Library of Victoria

21 January 2022
'Mavericks, Madness and Murder Most Foul!' - West Terrace Cemetery by Night Tour (South Australia)
Organised by: West Terrace Cemetery

22 January 2022
Scottish ViC 2022 Conference (Online)
Organised by: Scottish Virtual Conference

24 January 2022
Introducing the 1921 census of England and Wales (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

25 January 2022
Introduction to the Library webinar (Online)
Organised by: State Library of Victoria

27 January 2022
FamilySearch Online (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

27 January 2022
National and State Archives in Australia (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

29 January 2022
Fixing errors in your family tree (part 1 of 3) (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

29 January 2022
First Look at AncestryDNA (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

31 January 2022
Treasues on Trove (Online)
Organised by: Hawkesbury Library Service

31 January 2022
Making sense of family history research today (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

 

February 2022

1 February 2022
The profitability of peasants: a Bigge question in early NSW (Online)
Organised by: State Library NSW

1 February 2022
Discover Moreton Bay: Our Story (Woodford) (Queensland)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Region Libraries

1 February 2022
Genealogy Club: National Archives (of Australia) (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library Service

1 February 2022
Untangling Your Family Tree (Ellenbrook) (Western Australia)
Organised by: City of Swan Libraries

2 February 2022
Tatai Whakapapa (Online & New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

2 February 2022
More on Masons with Rob Hamilton (Online)
Organised by: Botany Bay Family History Society 

2 February 2022
The Unfinished Nation: Contesting Symbols of Australia (Online)
Organised by: Royal Australian Historical Society

2 February 2022
Education in Australia (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

3 February 2022
Curator’s choice — Maps of the Pacific (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

4 February 2022
Finding your Scottish ancestors - Hands-On Workshop (New South Wales)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

5 February 2022
Maps of the Pacific: Guided Tour (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

5 February 2022
German Genealogy (South Australia)
Organised by: WEA South Australia

5-12 February 2022 (2 sessions)
Share your family stories with PowerPoint (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

7 February 2022
Dating historical photographs (Albany Creek) (Queensand)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Region Libraries

8 February 2022
Discover Moreton Bay: Our Story (North Lakes) (Queensand)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Region Libraries

8 February 2022
Find My Past and the 1921 Census (Online & Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

9 February 2022
Introducing the 1921 Census of England & Wales (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

9 February 2022
Fantastic Records & Where To Find Them 01: PROV Basics and Popuar Records (Online)
Organised by: Archival Access Victoria

9 February 2022
Introducing the 1921 Census of England and Wales (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

9 February 2022
Same Ships - Buffalo (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

9 February 2022
Uncovering a Lost Culture: Australian Convict Dance 1788-1840 (Queensland)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Queensland

10 February 2022
A few of our favourite things with Geoff Barker (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

10 February 2022
Marion Mahony Griffin: In her Own Right (ACT)
Organised by: National Library of Australia 

10 February 2022
Curator Talk: An Introduction to Globes (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

10 February 2022
Getting Started with your Family History (Online & Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA 

11 February 2022
Getting the most out of the Tasmanian Names Index (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

11 February 2022
Discover Moreton Bay: Our Story (Bribie Island) (Queensand)
Organised by: Moreton Bay Region Libraries

12 February 2022
Queensland’s Earliest Surveyors: Who, What and Where (Queensland)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Queensland

12 February 2022
A Paper Inheritance (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

12 February 2022
Introduction to the Society, and our resources (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

12 February 2022
Starting Your Family History (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

12 February 2022
Building Your Family Tree From Scratch (South Australia)
Organised by: WEA South Australia & GenealogySA

12 February 2022
Queensland’s Earliest Surveyors: Who, What and Where (Queensland)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Queensland

13 February 2022
Anzac Square Memorial Galleries Talk Series: Love and war (Queensland)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Queensland

14 February - 21 March 2022 (6 weeks)
Finding your family: a beginners course in research (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

14 February 2022
Explore Trove (at Morwell Library) (Victoria)
Organised by: LaTrobe City Libraries

14 February 2022
Explore Trove (at Traralgon Library) (Victoria)
Organised by: LaTrobe City Libraries

15 February 2022
Australia & the Pacific: A History (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

15 February 2022
Newsworthy (Online)
Organised by: State Library of Victoria

15 February 2022
Patents, trademarks and designs (Queensland)
Organised by: National Archives of Australia

15 February 2022
Genealogy Club: Story Map (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library Service

15 February 2022
Untangling Your Family Tree (Ellenbrook) (Western Australia)
Organised by: City of Swan Libraries

15 February 2022
Historic Gawler: South Australia’s Athens of the North (South Australia)
Organised by: State Library of South Australia

16 February 2022
Introducing the 1921 Census of England & Wales (Online & New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

16 February 2022
The Coromandelians (South Australia)
Organised by: Adelaide Northern Districts Family History Group

16 February 2022
Beyond Distinguished Gentlemen: Forgotten Voices from Brisbane’s mid 19th Century (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

16 February 2022
Out of the Vaults: Stories of First Nations Sports Heroes (Online)
Organised by: State Library NSW

16 February 2022
Maps of the Pacific: Guided Tour (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

16 February 2022
Early schools in South Australia (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

16 February 2022
Port Adelaide 1836 to 1880 (South Australia)
Organised by: Port Adelaide Historical Society

17 February 2022
Launch into Library Research: Using Maps for Historical Research (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

17 February 2022
FTM Beginners - brought to you by the Perth FTM User Group (Online)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA

17 February 2022
The National Archives (UK) online (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

17 February 2022
National and State Archives in Australia (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

17 February 2022
Researching your home (Online)
Organised by: State Library of Victoria

18 February 2022
Furthering your family history studies (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

18 February 2022
Dependent Children Registers (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

18 February 2022
Convict Music and Dance Concert (Queensland)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Queensland

18 January 2022
Newsworthy (Online)
Organised by: State Library of Victoria

19 January 2022
Research Reveals: 2020 Queensland Memory Awards fellows, residents and award winners share their research (Queensland)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Queensland

20 February 2022
Indexing your family history book using Microsoft Word (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

20 February 2022
21st Century Genealogy: Using Old and New Tools to Connect and Communicate (New South Wales)
Organised by: Wyong Family History Group

22 February 2022
Histories for Children (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

22 February 2022
Family History Meets Local History Using Trove Workshop (Online)
Organised by: Royal Australian Historical Society

22 February 2022
Till death do us part - Utilising death & burial records (Online)
Organised by: Hawkesbury Library Service

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

23 February 2022
Fantastic Records & Where To Find Them 02: School & Education Records (Online)
Organised by: Archival Access Victoria

23 February 2022
Her Brilliant Career: Miles Franklin (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

23 February 2022
ScotlandsPeople Website - ONLINE (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

24 February 2022
A few of our favourite things with Sarah Morle (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

24 February 2022
Mapping a Pandemic: Lessons for COVID-19 (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

24 February 2022
Her Brilliant Career: Miles Franklin (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

24 February 2022
FamilySearch online (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Victoria

24 February 2022
Introduction to the Library webinar (Online)
Organised by: State Library of Victoria

25 February 2022
GSV members Flagstaff Gardens History Tour and Lunch (Victoria)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Victoria

26 February 2022
Coromandelians (South Australia)
Organised by: Adelaide & Northern Districts Family History Group

26 February 2022
Proving your family tree (part 2 of 3) (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

26 February 2022
Her Brilliant Career: Miles Franklin (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

 

 

March 2022

1 March 2022
Genealogy Club: Census Records (South Australia)
Organised by: Playford Library Service

2 March 2022
Starting Family History Research (Online)
Organised by: State Library NSW

2 March 2022
Early Chinese Restaurants in Auckland with André Taber (Online & New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

2 March 2022
Chinese in Australia (New South Wales)
Organised by: Botany Bay Family History Society

2 March 2022
Exploring the new 1921 UK Census (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

5 March 2022
Maps of the Pacific: Guided Tour (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

5 March 2022
Symonds Street Cemetery Walk with David Verran (New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

8 March 2022
Creating a family heirloom cookbook (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

8-15 March 2022
Creating a Family Heirloom Cookbook Part 1 & 2  (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

9 March 2022
Fantastic Records & Where To Find Them 03: Researching Land & Buildings (Online)
Organised by: Archival Access Victoria

9 March 2022
Same ships - Planter (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

9 March 2022
Early Queensland Maritime History (Queensland)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Queensland

11 March 2022
Latin for Family Historians (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

12 March 2022
Symonds Street Cemetery Walk with David Verran (New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

16 March 2022
Maps of the Pacific: Guided Tour (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

16 March 2022
Flour to Towers – Josiah Clifton Firth with Lisa Truttman (Online & New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

16 March 2022
George French Angas Exhibition (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

16 March 2022
Histories of the Port Adelaide District 1899–2021 (South Australia)
Organised by: Port Adelaide Historical Society

17 March 2022
From the First Fleet to the Harbour Bridge (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

18 March 2022
I Finished my Memoir (New South Wales)
Organised by: Lake Mac Arts & Culture

19 March 2022
Problem solving using mind mapping and timelines (part 3 of 3) (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

22 March 2022
Writing Family History Workshop with Dr Betty O'Neill (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

24 March 2022
Where do I start? Discover  your  State Library  online  (Online)
Organised by: State Library NSW

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

25 March 2022
Methodologies: researching, organising, assessing, evaluating (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

30 March 2022
Papers Past – A Quick Refresher with Emerson Vandy (Online & New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

30 March 2022
DNA Clinic (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

30 March 2022
Barr Smith Library's Special Collections Tour (South Australia)
Organised by: Friends of the State Library of SA

 

April 2022

1-3 April 2022
THE Genealogy Show (Online)
Organised by: THE Genealogy Show, Englanf

6 April 2022
Putting those records to work with Judy Russell (Online)
Organised by: Botany Bay Family History Society 

6 April 2022
Walking tour of Hahndorf (60-90 min) (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

6 April 2022
My Top 20 Free Australian Websites (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

8 April 2022
Queensland's online family history resources (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

8 April 2022
Researching your military ancestors using NSW State Archives (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

9 April 2022
32nd SAFHS Annual Delegate Conference: "Hard Times" (Online)
Organised by: Scottish Association of Family History Societies

9 April 2022
"Hard Times" SAFHS Conference (Online)
Organised by: The Scottish Association of Family History Societies

12 April 2022
Family history fundamentals: Getting started (Part 1 of 3) (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

13 April 2022
Connecting to the Pacific Through digitalpasifik.org (Online & New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

13 April 2022
An Historical Overview of the Queensland Ambulance (Queensland)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Queensland

14 April 2022
Getting Started with your Family History (Online & Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA 

20 April 2022
Online Cenotaph Celebrating 25 Years with Victoria Passau (Online & New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

21 April 2022
Sydney’s waterfront in late-19th  century suburban borough maps (New South Wales)
Organised by: State Library NSW

27 April 2022
Starting Family History Research (Online)
Organised by: State Library NSW

27 April 2022
A History of the Anglican Trust for Women and Children with Ruth Greenaway and Megan Hutching (Online & New Zealand)
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

27 April 2022
German Research (Online & Victoria)
Organised by: Geelong Family History Group

 

May 2022

1-31 May 2022
South Australia's History Festival (Online & South Australia)
Organised by: History Trust of South Australia

4 May 2022
Agricultural Labourers with Ian Waller (Online)
Organised by: Botany Bay Family History Society

4 May 2022
Government Gazettes as a Genealogical Resource (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

6 May 2022
Fires and firefighters (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

10 May 2022
Family history fundamentals: Analysing the evidence (Part 2 of 3) (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

11 May 2022
Lady Cilento: A Pioneer in Child and Maternal Health (Queensland)
Organised by: Royal Historical Society of Queensland

13 May 2022
Dutch research unclogged (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

25 May 2022
TROVE – it’s not just newspapers (Online & Victoria)
Organised by: Geelong Family History Group

27 April 2022
Junior Pioneers (South Australia)
Organised by: Pioneers Association of South Australia

27-28 May 2022
State History Conference: A State of Change (South Australia) 
Organised by: History Trust of SA

 

June 2022

1 June 2022
Using NSW Legislative Website for Family History (New South Wales)
Organised by: Botany Bay Family History Society

1 June 2022
The Bones - New Zealand Civil Registration (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

10 June 2022
Convicts Revisited (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

9 June 2022
Getting Started with your Family History (Online & Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA 

14 June 2022
Family history fundamentals: Documenting and Presenting (part 3 of 3) (Online)
Organised by: Society of Australian Genealogists

29 June 2022
DNA Clinic (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

 

July 2022

6 July 2022
A Step Through Timelines with Fiona Brooker (Online)
Organised by: Botany Bay Family History Society 

6 July 2022
The Madness of 'Mc' Surnames (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

23 July 2022
The Huguenots: the almost-forgotten people (Online)
Organised by: Queensland Family History Society

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

 

August 2022

3 August 2022
Finding Mob: Researching Indigenous Australian Family History (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

11 August 2022
Getting Started with your Family History (Online & Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA 

12 August 2022
Immigration and shipping records revisited (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

26 August 2022
Live Q&A: Conditional purchase records (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

31 August 2022
DNA Clinic (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

 

September 2022

3-11 September 2022
New South Wales History Week: Hands-on History (Online & NSW)
Organised by: History Council of NSW

7 September 2022
Dappeto with Leonie Bell (New South Wales)
Organised by: Botany Bay Family History Society

7 September 2022
Shackles, shekels and shrapnel: the exodus to the Southern seas (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

8 September 2022
Getting Started with your Family History (Online & Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA 

15 September 2022
Where do I start? Discover  your  State Library online  (Online)
Organised by: State Library NSW

16 September 2022
Live Q&A: What's now digitised on the website? (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

16-18 September 2022
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.

 

October 2022 

5 October 2022
Putting Your Ancestors in Their Place: Ten Steps to a One Place Study with Janet Few (Online)
Organised by: Botany Bay Family History Society

5 October 2022
Encounters – Our Immigrant Ancestors (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

14 October 2022
Private hospital records (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

17-20 October 2022
2022 ASA Conference: Here We Are (Online)
Organised by: Australian Society of Archivists

 

 

November 2022 

2 November 2022
Tips & Tricks for Researching in Australian Archives (Online)
Organised by: Legacy Family Tree Webinars

8-11 November 2022
Family History Down Under 2022 (Online & New South Wales)
Organised by: Unlock the Past

9 November 2022
Starting Family History Research (Online)
Organised by: State Library NSW

10 November 2022
Getting Started with your Family History (Online & Western Australia)
Organised by: FamilyHistoryWA 

18 November 2022
The Built Environment - building records in the State Archives Collection (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

24 November 2022
Where do I start? Discover  your  State Library online  (Online)
Organised by: State Library NSW

30 November 2022
DNA Clinic (Online)
Organised by: Genealogical Society of Queensland

 

 

December 2022

9 December 2022
Shipwrecks and coastal records (Online)
Organised by: NSW State Archives & Records

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