Program for 2018

Venue:

Time:

Vonnie Young Auditorium,
Level 1, Bowen Library,
669-673 Anzac Parade, Maroubra
(unless otherwise listed)

7:00pm

Visitors Welcome

February

Fri 9th

Speaker: Sue Martin
Topic: “Remembering Ben Chifley”

Wed 14th

Members’ Workshop: “Its Not All Online”
11.00am-1.00pm
Location: 113A Paine Street, Maroubra
Presenter: Margaret Phillips, Education Officer

March

Fri 9th

Speaker: Professor Paula Hamilton
Topic: “Remembering the Past with Oral History”

Fri Mar 9th – Mon 12th

15th Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry Location: International Convention Centre (ICC) in Darling Harbour, Sydney

April

Fri 13th

Speaker: Kim Hatherly
Topic: “The Boy from Shoreditch”

Tue Apr 18th – Sun May 20th

National Trust Heritage Festival 2018
Theme: My Culture, My Story

Sat 21st

Beginners’ Workshop
11.00am-1.00pm
Location: 113A Paine Street, Maroubra
Presenter: Margaret Phillips, Education Officer

Sat 21st

Open Day: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: 113A Paine Street, Maroubra

May

Fri 11th

Speaker: Lee Bevan and Lindsay Harden
Topic: “World War 1 – Diggers Remembered”

June

Fri 8th

Speaker: Cape Banks FHS Members’ Stories
Topic: “A Leaf From My Family Tree”

July

Fri 13th

Speaker: Chris Betteridge
Topic: “Landscapes of the Dead – the symbolic and aesthetic values of cemeteries”

August

Fri 10th

Speaker: Pauline Weeks
Topic: “Kiwis Can’t Swim – Researching Across the Ditch”

Sat 18th

Members’ Workshop: “19th Century Bounty and Assisted Immigration Workshop”
11.30am-1.00pm
Location: 113A Paine Street, Maroubra
Presenter: Margaret Phillips, Education Officer

Fri 31st

Bus Trip – Tour of Strathfield and surrounds with local historian
Time: 9:00am-3:00am

September

Fri 14th

Speaker: Peter Poland
Topic: “Beyond The Flag’s Up”

Fri 14th to Sun 16th

NSW & ACT AFHS State Conference
Host: NSW ACT Association of Family History Societies
Theme: Sailing into History
Venue: Batemans Bay Soldiers Club

October

Fri 12th

Annual General Meeting, followed by “Show and Tell” – items displayed by members.

Thu 25th

Bus Trip – State Archives and Records NSW
Time: 9:00am-3:00am

November

Fri 9th

Speaker: John Payne
Topic: John will tell the story of his close association with the tiny French Flanders village of Merris, which ensued from the discovery of the remains of his great uncle, Corporal Ernest (Ernie) Corby, near the village in 2003.

Wed 14th

Members’ Workshop: “Divorce”
11.00am-1.00pm
Location: 113A Paine Street, Maroubra
Presenter: Margaret Phillips, Education Officer

December

Thu 13th

Christmas Luncheon