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2022
Finding Convicts at the NSW State Archives & Records - including a Question & Answer session NSW Archives Convict Records 23rd January 2022
Finding Convicts at the NSW State Archives & Records - including a Question & Answer session.
Get your 2022 DNA Research off with a bang at our DNA Summer session live with Diahan Southard FHACT DNA SUMMER SCHOOL 2022 8th January 2022
Get your 2022 DNA Research off with a bang at our DNA Summer session live with Diahan Southard.
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2021
“Heritage Matters” Exhibition 7th December 2021
"Heritage Matters" Exhibition at the ACT Heritage Library reopened for viewing until Feb 2022..
What's on your Christmas Wish List? We've done the work for you with our gift suggestions. All I want for Christmas is… 5th December 2021
What's on your Christmas Wish List? We've done the work for you with our gift suggestions..
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Celebrate with Simon Fowler's presentation on Christmas Food and drink through the ages. 2021 Christmas Celebration 14th November 2021
Celebrate with Simon Fowler's presentation on Christmas Food and drink through the ages..
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Family History ACT is pleased to announce and welcome its recently elected office bearers. Welcome to 2021 Councillors 12th November 2021
Family History ACT is pleased to announce and welcome its recently elected office bearers..
 Join us on Monday Nov 15 at 7:00 pm for Dr Janet Few's presentation on Forgotten Women Seminar: Forgotten Women 29th October 2021
Join us on Monday Nov 15 at 7:00 pm for Dr Janet Few's presentation on Forgotten Women.
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‘JUST TELL ME I AM NOT RELATED TO MY BOYFRIEND!’ a frustrated cry that is now a family legend. Write your family history 29th October 2021
‘JUST TELL ME I AM NOT RELATED TO MY BOYFRIEND!’ a frustrated cry that is now a family legend..
How does a genealogy society celebrate its birthday? With friends, music and cake of course! FHACTs Birthday Hootananny 26th October 2021
How does a genealogy society celebrate its birthday? With friends, music and cake of course! .
C&DHS pay tribute to prominent member Father Brian Maher in its October 2021 journal. Father Brian Maher Tribute 18th October 2021
C&DHS pay tribute to prominent member Father Brian Maher in its October 2021 journal..
Learn more about FindMyPast resources in four exciting webinars presented during October. FindMyPast October Webinars 18th October 2021
Learn more about FindMyPast resources in four exciting webinars presented during October..
9 October : Winner of the 2021 E.M. Fletcher Award announced at a special FHACT event 2021 E.M. Fletcher Award – WINNER 9th October 2021
9 October : Winner of the 2021 E.M. Fletcher Award announced at a special FHACT event .
The family of Thomas and Jane Cavanagh - from Tynagh, Ireland to Mulligans Flat, Canberra The Cavanagh Family Canberra 4th October 2021
The family of Thomas and Jane Cavanagh - from Tynagh, Ireland to Mulligans Flat, Canberra.
New book with stories from the 2020 E.M. Fletcher writing competition. Pre-order now. Buy: Every Family has a Story 6th September 2021
New book with stories from the 2020 E.M. Fletcher writing competition. Pre-order now..
During NSW History week, explore some of the records of Early NSW available through FHACT Records of Early NSW at FHACT 6th September 2021
During NSW History week, explore some of the records of Early NSW available through FHACT .
NSW & ACT Family History Conference Conference "With Conviction" 2nd September 2021
NSW & ACT Family History Conference "With Conviction: Beyond reasonable doubt" .
Website: Conference Website
FHACT receives funding for new Canberra Tracks AR videos and the Father Brian Maher project 2021-22 ACT Heritage Grants 24th August 2021
FHACT receives funding for new Canberra Tracks AR videos and the Father Brian Maher project .
Professor Peter Stanley launches our “Heritage Matters” Exhibition 8th August 2021
Professor Peter Stanley launches our "Heritage Matters" exhibition at ACT Heritage Library..
FHACT Member Bernadette Thakur awarded this year's T. T. Reed Family History Award. FHACT Member receives Award 21st July 2021
FHACT Member Bernadette Thakur awarded this year's T. T. Reed Family History Award..
Website: T. T. Reed Family History Award
UPDATED version of app released on 15th February. You can now download the Member Jungle mobile app and stay up to date with what's going on in FHACT. Download our New Mobile App 15th February 2021
UPDATED version of app released on 15th February. You can now download the Member Jungle mobile app and stay up to date with what's going on in FHACT. .
2020
Family History for Beginners & Beyond 16th edition is now in its second reprint. Copies are available from the Bookshop. Family History for Beginners & Beyond 16th edition 18th December 2020
Family History for Beginners & Beyond 16th edition is now in its second reprint. Copies are available from the Bookshop..