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About the Eastern Australian Group

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 The Eastern Australian Special Interest Group helps members and visitors research their interests in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. Meetings are held regularly.

Members are encouraged to share their successes and problems.  Group members, at each meeting, are alerted to the latest information on books, magazines, CD's, DVD's and websites etc.

Visitors and new members are always welcome.

The group holds over 3000 Victorian BMD certificates.


Last Updated on Saturday, 24 July 2021 18:25

Contacts & Next Meeting - Eastern Australian Group.

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Eastern Australian SIG Contacts: 

Convenor:       Ernie Fowler

Email:            SIGS Contacts - Convenor - Eastern Australian SIG


Meetings are usually held quarterly in February, May, August and November, with an extra day for a workshop in April. All meetings will be held at unit 4 / 48 May Street, Bayswater, on designated Saturdays.  Bring along your questions and research successes. Members are always on hand to help newcomers.

Calendar of Meetings - Have a look at:

FamilyHistoryWA Events

All meetings will be held in Unit 4 and commence at 10.00am.

Anyone interested in researching ancestors from Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania are invited to join us and share sources.  Find how and why, ancestors moved around between the different states of Australia. 

The meeting dates for this Special Interest Group for the year 2021 are as follows:-                                                       

  •  The meetings will be held in Unit 4,  48 May Street. 
  •   Saturday  21st  August  2021. 
  •   Saturday  21st  November 2021.  


       To jion a meeting go to the societies web page, click on the Events page, find the event required then book your

       spot though the Try Booking website.         





Last Updated on Saturday, 24 July 2021 18:22

Helpful Hints - Eastern Australian

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Central & Eastern Australia + NZ Forum

If you would like to get an answer to a burning question on any topic of interest on Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian or Tasmanian Research, post your question on the Central & Eastern Australia + NZ Forum.  One of our members will answer as soon as possible.

FHWA Members are already registered and just need to log in to post a message. Members of the public are also welcome, but need to register before being able to post, read the Forum FAQ's  to find out how.

Library Catalogue - Available on all computers at our Library, and now online for members.

The library exchanges journals and magazines with lots of Eastern Australian genealogical groups and related societies.

Projects  - Endeavouring to help all in their Eastern Australian research. Furthering the interests in Eastern Australian genealogy.


Last Updated on Saturday, 24 July 2021 18:27

Resources for Eastern Australian Research

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New Resources

To help in gaining some knowledge of what is available at FHWA, we have compiled a table of items covering Victorian Cemeteries, please click the link below to view the pdf file:

pdfVictorian Cemeteries - Records available in the FHWA Library365.36 KB

There has been compiled the following list of resources which will be of use for Australian military research 

pdfMilitary Records - Feb 2015267.94 KB


Last Updated on Monday, 26 July 2021 17:20

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