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April is the month to take your Excel skills to the next level and learn how to use it for your family history research. There are only 6 places for each Excel course. It is essential that you book early so that you don't miss out!
Course 1: Excel - Charts and pivot tables
THIS COURSE IS NOW BOOKED OUT.
01 April at GSQ: 8.45am-11.30am

Course 2: Excel - Formulas
29 April at GSQ: 8.45am-11.30am

Creating your family history blog

Find out about the different programs you can use to create your own blog and learn how to use one of the most popular platforms, Blogger.
01 May at GSQ: 1.30-4pm

Back by popular demand!
What do you do with all the paper and other records that you have accumulated through years of family history research? This course takes you through some of the ways you can organise the myriad of information sources.

03 June at GSQ: 9am-11.30am

Does your family history research look like this?

This course looks at what records are available and how to access them for people who lived in Victoria.
17 June at GSQ; 9-11.30am

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.
June 25 at GSQ: 9am-12.30pm

How do you establish that you have the correct ancestor? How do you document your evidence? This seminar will discuss the issues around proof and evidence and provide guidance on citation.

Evidence and citation: proving your research
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LATEST NEWS
The image gallery has opened!

The GSQ Gallery has now been launched on the GSQ Blog and GSQ invites all of its members to contribute any photos you have which are focused on Queensland and its past - its people, places, buildings, home interiors, cars, farm vehicles and any other images you think may be of interest. You may even find images relating to your family or you could help identify one of the 'unknowns'.

Updating your details

Many thanks to the almost 50% of members who have logged into the new site and updated their details.  GSQ strongly urges those of you who haven't yet done this to do so as soon as possible.  It is important that GSQ is able to make contact with you either by email or phone and many members have not updated these details for some time. 

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EVENTS & WHAT'S HAPPENING

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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JOIN GSQ

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 SHOP

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 and order LDS films, research services and one-on-one consultations.

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LIBRARY CATALOGUE

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 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.

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eNews

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!

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Resource Centre

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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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Opening hours and closures

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Support GSQ

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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 

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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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