Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical & Historical Research Group Inc.
Our sincere thanks to Dr. Ruth Kerr for her informative presentation on early land records in Queensland with particular reference to the local area. Her in depth research in archives and libraries over many years and her personal knowledge of the area was evident through the wealth of material provided.
For those interested in Land research in Queensland, Ruth has written a series of blog posts published by Queensland State Archives.
Current regional newspapers
Past Local titles in Trove
Noosa News is now available in Trove - so far December 1968 - 1974. Watch for updates within Trove.
Noosa Advocate (1911-1934) 1 issue in 1913 so far, more to come.
Noosa Advocate and Cooroora Advocate (1929-1933); 1932 -1934 now available
Many of the articles in these papers are still in the process of being digitised, so we look forward to their completion in 2021. A great New Year's treat for locals and those interested in the history of the area.
The Local History index now has more than 7500 entries. If you are searching for information about the Noosa Shire, its people and places be sure to visit our index.