Unlock The Past will be at

2017 UTP cruise - PNG - Jul-Aug 2017 
Researching abroad: Brit/Eur - Aug 2017 
NSW & ACT State Conference - Sep 2017 
Holy Land tour/conference - Oct/Nov 2017 
2018 UTP cruise - Alaska - Aug/Sep 2018



Unlock the Past is about promoting history, genealogy and heritage in Australia and beyond. It is a collaborative venture involving a team of expert speakers, writers, organisations and commercial partners throughout Australia, New Zealand and overseas.


Holy Land


UTP books

What is Unlock the Past?

  • A major events resource - supporting existing events and running our own major events - click here for upcoming events
  • A publishing brand - guide books for researchers - click here
  • A significant free content site

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