History, Genealogy and Heritage Events

Unlock The Past will be at

Unlock the Past Cruises

Maryborough Family Heritage Institute Seminar

Event Information

  • 2 Oct 2010 9:00am - 1:15pm
  • Senior Citizens Hall, Alice St
  • Maryborough
  • Queensland
Other Information
  • Cost: $10


9.00am. Registration
9.30am. First talk - Immigration potpourri: a look at Chinese, European & UK immigrants
10.30am. Second talk - Online trends in family history. (this relates to using Web 2.0 for research)
11.30am. Morning tea
12pm. Third talk - Skeletons in the family: asylum & prison records
1.00pm. Questions
1.15pm. Finish

With guest speaker Shauna Hicks
Shauna Hicks has been tracing her own family history since 1977 and worked in government for over 35 years, primarily in libraries and archives including the State Library of Queensland, the John Oxley Library in Brisbane, the Queensland State Archives, the National Archives of Australia in Canberra and Public Record Office Victoria. She is currently  Director of Shauna Hicks History Enterprises. Shauna has a number of tertiary qualifications including a BA in History and Anthropology from the University of Queensland and an  MA in Australian Studies from Griffith University (Qld). She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Library Science from the Queensland University of Technology and a Diploma in Family  Historical Studies from the Society of Australian Genealogists. Shauna is also a Fellow of the Queensland Family History Society and in 2007 was awarded a Distinguished  Achievement Award from the Australian Society of Archivists and in 2009 received the Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations Award for Meritorious Services to  Family History.