Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical & Historical Research Group Inc.

News update

If you missed the April meeting a couple of points to note

  • Membership fee increase to $45 single and $55 family from July 1st, a bargain compared to the cost of many groups.

  • Open day April 24th - come along and help promote the group. Sale of jams, plants, books and more so if you have goodies to add to the current stock, please bring them along.

Read all about the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) resources available through Trove in this series of posts each day in April


Order your copy of this book to learn all about the families of the local area. In depth research conducted by Betty Sutton and members of the group. On sale now for $10 + postage or pick up from the Heritage Centre.

Current regional newspapers

Cooroy Rag Noosa Today

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 10 000 entries. If you are searching for information about the Noosa Shire, its people and places be sure to visit our index.

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

Free access to Family History magazines

Visit our blog to find out how to access these using your local library card


We welcome new volunteers. Please fill in this form to indicate your areas of interest

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