Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical & Historical Research Group Inc.

National Family History Month

August is NFHM and there are many opportunities to learn more through free resources on offer.

The Events Calendar on the National Family History website covers events in all States. While on the site enter the competition for some excellent genealogy related prizes.

State Library NSW have a range of free online events that will help you to uncover your family’s past.

Family from Victoria? Check out the Victorian State Library's offerings.

What happened in our Photo Digitisation Workshop? Read all about it here.

Join us for help with your family history research

Access the latest journals from a wide range of family history groups from across Australia via our members only site. Receive help from skilled research assistants.

Start your research for aboriginal and Torres Strait islander ancestors at AIATSIS

Trove updates

These local titles are now available through Trove. If you wish to limit your search to one of these titles, choose the link below then from Filter, check the box to limit the search to that title.

Digitisation Projects

Read the latest report on what is happening on Tuesday afternoons with photos in the Heritage Centre. If you would like to help with this or any other project, we'd be delighted to have your company and assistance.

The Local History index now has more than 10 000 entries. If you are searching for information about the Noosa Shire, its people and places be sure to visit our index. Additional indexes to local materials are available when you visit the Heritage Centre.

  • Index to Agricultural organisations which includes fruitgrowers and the agricultural and industrial society.

  • Index to local sports clubs - Specific to sports clubs their memberships and activities. Further entries about sport related activities may also be located in the general index.

  • Index to early land records and ratepayers

  • Index to Sunshine Coast Daily BDM notices : Oct 2004 - Feb 2005

  • Noosa Hospital Auxiliary Roll and meeting attendance records

Useful links from Noosa Library Service

Noosa Shire Heritage Walks - Pomona, Cooroy, Tewantin

Local town and locality histories - Cooroy, Kin Kin, Peregian Beach, Pomona, Gympie Terrace, Noosa Heads, Cooran, Tewantin, Sunrise Beach, Sunshine Beach, Marcus Beach & Castaways Beach

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 & Historical Research Group has been awarded a three year Community Alliance Grant for 2022 -2025
The Group acknowledges and thanks Noosa Council for its support and its commitment to the many groups and community activities within the Council area.