Family history events

August 2015   National Family History Month with guest blogger Shauna Hicks

August 2015 National Family History Month with guest blogger Shauna Hicks

August 12, 2015

Family history events, Family matters:

Special welcome to our August guest blogger Shauna Hicks, coordinator of National Family History Month in Australia.

2015 – Some dates for your family history diary!

2015 – Some dates for your family history diary!

January 8, 2015

Family history events, Family matters, Training:

2015 is going to be an exciting year for Australian family historians with a major Australasian congress and a number of State level events.

National Family History Month 2014

August 1, 2014

Family history events, Family matters:

Family matters is pleased to welcome our special guest blogger for August, Shauna Hicks, national coordinator of National Family History Month. August is National Family History Month in Australia which… Read More ›

State Library builds Rome for a day

State Library builds Rome for a day

April 10, 2014

Events, Exhibitions, Family history events:

The State Library will be transformed into a piece of Italy this Sunday at the free Viva l’Italia! family day. The Italian festival is inspired by the Library’s latest exhibition:… Read More ›

Children take on family history

Children take on family history

March 20, 2014

Family history events, Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

Lately, I’ve been noticing a lot of children in our Genealogy Centre. During school holidays in particular, the centre is buzzing with enthusiastic kids, helping their parents and grandparents research… Read More ›

Inky Awards longlist announced

Inky Awards longlist announced

March 20, 2014

Announcements, Education, Events, Family history events:

The 2014 Inky Awards longlist for peer-recommended, high quality young adult fiction has been announced by the Centre for Youth Literature (State Library of Victoria) at the Somerset Celebration of… Read More ›

Take a break with a great Victorian book this summer

Take a break with a great Victorian book this summer

December 19, 2013

Announcements, Events, Family history events:

The Summer Read is on again and with the warm weather already here, it’s time to sit back, relax and lose yourself in a great Victorian book.

National Adoption Awareness Week

November 12, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

This week is National Adoption Awareness Week, so what better opportunity to blog about adoption records for family historians.

That elusive Digger – 2013 Don Grant Lecture

That elusive Digger – 2013 Don Grant Lecture

September 5, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

The final presentation of Family History Feast was the 2013 Don Grant Lecture, delivered by Lt Col. Neil C Smith, AM. His excellent talk That elusive Digger : tracing your… Read More ›

Well armed! The military history collection at the Library

Well armed! The military history collection at the Library

September 2, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

The 2nd last presentation of Family History Feast was our very own Steven Kafkarisos, with his talk Well armed! The military history collection at the State Library of Victoria. Steven… Read More ›