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Sunshine Coast Seminar - Shauna Hicks and Find My Past

Event Information

  • 22 May 2010 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Nambour State High School, 1 Carroll Street
  • Nambour
  • Queensland
Other Information
  • Cost: $10

A rare opportunity to hear leading presenters from Australia and the UK together. This seminar now combines the previously planned local Shauna Hicks seminar with the Queensland leg of the Find My Past in Australia Roadshow by Elaine Collins. Nambour will be the only location outside of capital cities on Elaine's tour - and the only event combining this with a great value seminar program featuring Shauna Hicks.


9.00 am - Welcome by Genealogy Sunshine Coast and Unlock the Past
9.15 am - Making the Most of Government Archives Online - Shauna
10.00 am - Find My Past in Australia - Elaine Collins
10.45 am - Morning tea - trade display
11.15 am - Skeletons in the Closet: Convicts, Prisons & Asylums - Shauna
12.15 am - Wind up - National Roadshow, Cruise & Questions (any speaker)
12.30 pm - Trade display, informal interaction with speakers
1.00 pm - Finish - those interested can join us for lunch

Venue: the Auditorium, Nambour State High School, 1 Carroll Street, Nambour

Shauna Hicks has been researching family history for more than 30 years. She has also worked at the Queensland State Archives, the National Archives of Australia (Canberra) and the Public Record Office Victoria (PROV). Shauna now runs Shauna Hicks History Enterprises and has an excellent website you should check frequently. Don't miss this talk as Shauna only visits Queensland occasionally now, and you are sure to learn a great deal!

findmypast.com.auElaine Collins, Commercial Director of www.findmypast.co.uk will be in Australia to promote their Australian interests. She will speak on this and briefly introduce sister web sites, 1911 Census, ScotlandsPeople and Genes Reunited 

Alan Phillips and Rosemary Kopittke of Gould Genealogy and History and Unlock the Past will attend with a trade display. Clean Cruising, booking agents for the inaugural History and Genealogy Cruise in March 2011, will also attend with a display and answer any questions about the cruise.

This seminar is jointly arranged by Unlock the Past and Genealogy Sunshine Coast.