Unlock the Past Cruises

History & Genealogy National Roadshow 2010 - Brisbane


  • Evening only (6pm onwards): $25
  • Day only (to 6pm): $45
  • All day & evening: $60
  • Pre registrations have closed, however there is still room for people to come on the day and register (prices as above).

Time & Date

  • 17 November 2010
  • 8.30am to 9.30pm

Speaking Program

If you do not wish to attend all the talks there will be opportunity to speak to the various presenters and see demonstrations in the exhibition area featuring the major event sponsors.

BRISBANE - Wednesday 17 November
8.30am 9.00am Registration and displays
9.00am 9.45am Findmypast.co.uk - Elaine Collins The Queensland Family History Society
10.00am 10.45am Can I Learn Everything I Need About Records and Research Strategies Online? Genealogical Education from a Distance... - Louise St Denis Genetics and Family History - Ann Swain
10.45am 11.15am Break and displays
11.15am 12noon Google Your Family Tree: the basics - Dan Lynch You can't do it all online: where else can I search for Ancestors - Shauna Hicks
12.00noon 1.30pm Lunch and displays
1.30pm 2.15pm Findmypast.com.au: what is there, what is coming and how to use it - Rosemary Kopittke Google Your Family Tree: Images and Video - Dan Lynch
2.30pm 3.15pm I Found It Once, Why Can’t I Find It Again! - Louise St Denis The Ryerson Index: 2.6 million deaths from Australian newspapers - John Graham
3.15pm 3.45pm Break and displays
3.45pm 4.30pm Archives you may not know - but should! - Shauna Hicks Getting to know the Queensland State Archives - Niles Elvery, QSA
4.45pm 5.30pm Google Your Family Tree: other Google tools for historians - Dan Lynch The Genealogical Society of Qld - Pauline Williams
5.30pm 7.00pm Displays and optional dinner at the venue
7.00pm 8.00pm Findmypast UK and AU - Elaine Collins & Rosemary Kopittke Can I Learn Everything I Need About Records and Research Strategies Online? Genealogical Education from a Distance... - Louise St Denis
8.00pm 8.30pm Break and displays
8.30pm 9.15pm Google Your Family Tree: advanced - Dan Lynch No Medicare for them: How our ancestors accessed health care - Helen Smith
9.15pm 9.30pm



An exhibition of our partners and sponsors, as well as product demonstrations, will be open throughout the day, featuring

  • Clean Cruising & Unlock The Past History and Genealogy Cruise 2011
  • Family Historian (genealogy software)
  • Family Photo Book
  • Findmypast.com.au
  • Findmypast.co.uk
  • Genealogical Society of Queensland
  • Google Your Family Tree
  • Gould Genealogy & History
  • Inside History
  • National Institute for Genealogical Studies
  • Queensland Family History Society Inc.
  • Queensland State Archives
  • Unlock the Past Publishing - including new handbook History & Genealogy 2011: Australia & New Zealand



Broncos Leagues Club. A $20 million dollar entertainment complex as well as the home of 2006 premiers, the Brisbane Broncos.


9 Fulcher Rd, Red Hill, Qld. Conveniently located just 8 minutes from the CBD.

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Transportation Details

  • Cars: Free onsite parking is available.
  • Bus: Numbers 379, 380 & 381 all stop on Waterworks Rd, then it's just a short walk down Fulcher Rd to the Club.

Meals & Refreshments

  • Cafe: 9.30am - 11.30pm
  • The Buffet: 12 - 2.30pm; 5.30 - 9pm.