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Wednesday night @ GSQ:
Was your ancestor a slave owner?

WHEN: 22 May, 7-8pm
WHERE: GSQ, 25 Stackpole St, Wishart

Please note that this event is only for members.

Exploring our ancestors' occupations

WHEN: 01 June, 9-11.30am
WHERE: GSQ, 25 Stackpole Street, Wishart

WHEN: 22 June, 8.45am-4pm
WHERE: Nazareth Lutheran Centre,
12 Hawthorne, St, Woolloongabba

The Management Committees of both QFHS and GSQ are in early, but active, discussions regarding possible amalgamation of the Societies.

The second communique about this important issue has been sent to members.
It addresses member feedback on the issue and outlines the amalgamation process.
Future communiques will continue providing regular updates on the discussions and investigations.

Members can read more at this link, along with details on how to have your say.

Have your say
Don't forget GSQ's Open Day

Saturday 18 May 2019
25 Stackpole Street, Wishart

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Upcoming must-attend events

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Wednesday night at GSQ: Was your ancestor a slave owner? What were the legacies of payments made to former slave owners?

Presentation - 01 June, 2019 @ GSQ Exploring our ancestors' occupations

The power of the past: 160 years of QLD records, research & stories - Reserve your place now 

This one day conference on June 22 offers a unique opportunity to put flesh on the bones of your Queensland ancestors – to take you beyond the documentary evidence and explore the social, political and economic contexts which shaped their lives. Find out how you can unearth evidence in images or oral histories as well as the more traditional record sources.


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.

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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.


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.

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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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