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Have you always wanted to find out more about your ancestors but didn't know where to start? This course will help you begin your family history journey, showing you where and how to find out more about your particular black sheep, whether settler or felon.
October 22 at GSQ: 9am-12.30pm

Close to My Heart presents a scrapbooking course for all ages and all levels of experience.
30 October at GSQ: 1pm-3.30pm
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Annual General Meeting Notice
GSQ will hold its annual general meeting at GSQ on Saturday 4 November commencing at 10am.  You can nominate for the Management Committee, cast your vote and provide input into what your Society can do for you. 
If you can't make it, then cast a proxy vote.  More details are on the AGM page

BOOK your event now! 
Have you been thinking about doing one of the education courses or attending the annual seminar on Scotland?  If so, then you need to book soon as places are going fast!  Check out the Events calendar for what's coming up or, for more information, read the latest eNews.  Non-members are also welcome to attend GSQ's events.

Sunday 22 October: Introduction to family history
Saturday 28 October: Annual Seminar - Scotland
Monday 30 October: Create a family keepsake album
Saturday 18 November: Exploring Find My Past
Saturday 02 December: My ancestor was in Wales


Our wide-ranging programme of classes, seminars, education sessions and hands on workshops are open to anyone interested in family history. Check out the Events calendar to see what's happening the world of family history. Book an event today!

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Become a member today to get full access to GSQ’s library and its unique records with more being added on a regular basis. Receive discounts for lectures, events and publications as well as member-only access to numerous indexes and online material.

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GSQ has a wide range of family history and genealogical publications for sale including ebooks for immediate download. Through the shop, you can join GSQ, book events and order research services and one-on-one consultations.

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The GSQ Library contains thousands of resources, unique records and publications. The library is updated on a regular basis and is a valuable source of information, especially for those records which are not yet online.

Library Catalogue

MyGSQ book

MyGSQ is a dedicated site containing unique records and is only available to GSQ members.  Log into MyGSQ through the GSQ Login/Logout and you can search the unique record collections such as the index to pedigree charts and funeral director's records. You can also view other members' interest areas.



Published monthly, eNews is the best way to stay up to date with what is happening in the world of family history and at GSQ. You can read past eNews and you don’t have to be a member to receive eNews so sign up today!


Resource Centre


The GSQ Resource Centre provides members and visitors with access to a number of computer-based paid sites such as Ancestry and Find My Past. The Centre also holds published reference material and special collections covering Australia and other countries.

Resource Centre

Opening hours and closures

clock-and-calendarFind out about GSQ’s regular opening hours, planned closures and transport options.

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Support GSQ


GSQ relies on volunteers and other supporters to provide the best services it can for members and visitors. Without dedicated supporters, GSQ would not continue to exist.  Find out how you can become a volunteer or provide other support to GSQ.

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GSQ Blog 


Read the latest articles on the Blog to see what's happening in the world of family history. You can also view the images in the GSQ gallery and perhaps share your photos.

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