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FHWA's Motto is: Looking Forward to Looking Back Slim Dusty
Great Australian Country Music artist Slim Dusty M.B.E. (1927-2003)
recorded a song that nicely reflects FHWA motto, especially in this clip.
Looking Forward, Looking Back
Lyrics by Don Walker - Sung by Slim Dusty  -  thanks Slim (RIP) ...

Objects of the Society

The West Australian Genealogical Society, trading as FamilyHistoryWA Rules of Association containing the Objects of the Society are published at Rules of Association & By-laws

The objects of the Society are:
(1) to encourage and promote the study of genealogy, family history and allied subjects;
(2) to establish and conduct a lending and reference library and research centre;
(3) to publish and distribute any documents which the Society may think desirable;
(4) to preserve, record and acquire family records and other genealogical materials;
(5) to share knowledge, skills and information about genealogy, family history and allied subjects;
(6) to liaise, co-operate, associate and reciprocate with other associations, societies or bodies, having objects wholly, or in part, similar to the objects of this Society.


Rules and bylaws

The rules governing the West Australian Genealogical Association, trading as FamilyHistoryWA are now known as the "Model Rules and Guidance Notes" abreviated to the "Rules of Association" or the "Rules". The Rules are complemented with By-laws to make a complete set of laws governing WAGS.

The new Rules of Association and By-laws were formally adopted by special resolution passed unanimously at a Special General Meeting of the Society held at FHWA, unit 4, 48 May Street Bayswater, on 29 July 2018. The Commissioner for Consumer Protection has advised that the new Rules had been lodged effective 6 August 2018.

The By-laws were amended (1.6) and two new By-laws adopted by resolution at the AGM held on 30 June 2019.

Download the current versions of Rules of Association and By-laws as .pdf documents.

Rules of Association pdf2018 West Australian Genealogical Association Rules of Association


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