Genealogical & Historical Research Group Inc.

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The Centenary Medal

Awarded to the Group for contributions to the preservation of local history. Celebrations at the Award ceremony

Sharing ancestors' stories in small bytes

Blogging your family history

1st July, 9 am - 12 pm in the Heritage Centre

Learn how to set up a simple blog to share your ancestors' stories. This is a hands on workshop.

Registration form for members only, limit 10


Dr Michael Gattas, of Brisbane Genetics will be our guest speaker on July 27th at 10 am. He will explain the use of DNA testing in treating his patients and how next generation sequencing technology has entered clinical practice. There will be a Q&A to ask those difficult questions as well.

Before this event is advertised for non-members, please register your intention to attend on the form at the reception desk.

Fundraising and Building the Heritage Centre

The video covers the history of the group from 1996 through to the building and opening of the Heritage Centre in 2017

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Workshop with Jim Parsons

On June 3rd, Jim Parsons presented a Writers' Workshop. He provided excellent guidance for budding writers of family history and for those members who intend writing a novel.

Feedback on the day's workshop was extremely positive and the Group hopes Jim will return for a follow up workshop in the future.