Genealogical & Historical Research Group Inc.

Win on the Radio

One of our local experts Win Wynn was interviewed re Cooroy's early History - Listen here 10 minute Interview starts at 1:25:45.

The Centenary Medal

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


Dr Michael Gattas, of Brisbane Genetics will be our guest speaker on July 27th at 10 am. he will be focussing on DNA.There will be a Q&A to ask those difficult questions as well. Read more here.

Saturday 27th July

Meet at the Heritage Centre

Heritage Walk

In conjunction with Noosa Alive, the Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical Group will conduct a Heritage Walk around Cooroy on Saturday 27 th July starting at 1pm. Your guide, Phil McGrath will provide background to the history of the town and its landmarks.

Registration begins at 12.30pm at the Heritage Centre, 17 Emerald St Cooroy.

So get out the sneakers, hat and water bottle and learn something about Cooroy’s heritage as you help your physical fitness. Afternoon tea is provided following the walk. More information available at 3129 0356

The Noosa Council assists community and not for profit groups by making funding available to assist with some of the general running costs. The benefit enables the Group to use its fundraising income to plan future projects for its members, visitors and the community.

The Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical Group has been awarded a three year Community Alliance Grant for 2019 -2021.

Community Alliance Grant

The Group acknowledges and thanks Noosa Council for its support and its commitment to the many groups and community activities within the Council area.

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