We begin with 1788 and explore the New Settlement Are you looking for your early ancestors How did they arrive , Their way of life, occupations Where did they live Do you have an elusive ancestor, There are many areas of our early history yet to be explored, Convicts, Military, Free Settlers , Early Squatters, Wills and Probates, Land Records, Directories Shipping, Birth Death Marriage Records, Colonial Secretary Records, State Records and many records held by FHACT to name but a few. We would love to have your company, and be able to help you. This group concentrates on Australian Records, and we advise to what SIG/SUG would also be able to help you further your research.
This SIG meets at 2pm on the fourth Sunday of each odd-numbered month. We meet in the Family History ACT (FHACT) Education room at Cook.
Australia Eastern Time
We meet in the Family History ACT (FHACT) Education room at Cook.
Who May Attend?
For FHACT members it is free. New members are most welcome.
Please join FHACT so that you can participate in this Special Interest Group.
For more information about this group please Contact Australia SIG
- Australia SIG (Information) 26th March 2023 2.00 pm Explore early Australian Parish Records along with tips and tricks to accessing the records more
- Australia SIG (Information) 28th May 2023 2.00 pm Join us to discuss the tools available to trace your Victorian and NSW Railways ancestors. more
- Australia SIG (Information) 23rd July 2023 2.00 pm Join the SIG for a Presentation and Discussion on members WEBSITES Are you having trouble accessing or wanting to know about certain websites, Do you have a problem and looking at where to find records and other information, come and join us for a ZOOM Meetiing . We would love to help more
- Australia SIG (Information) 24th September 2023 2.00 pm Discussion on Police Force more
- Australia SIG (Information) 12th November 2023 2.00 pm Jo Callaghan will be giving a talk on WW1and WW11 Medals more