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Special deal! 5 webinars for the price of 4 - only available until February 17.

Aussie Researchathon

31 January at GSQ
Spend the evening from 7 until 11pm doing the Australian family history research that you have always meant to do at GSQ. Bring your notepad and/or computer, your notes, your comfortable clothes and spend some relaxed time doing research or just socialising.

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Does copyright protect my family history?
Can I use another person's work in my family story?
Where do sources fit into copyright?

Who owns what?
How much can you copy?
Do photos matter?
What about YOUR ownership?

17 February at GSQ

Greg Cope from the National Australian Archives will answer these questions and more. Come along and find out what is and isn't covered by copyright.

Monday Morning Natters

10am, February 5 @ GSQ

Come along, have a cuppa and a biscuit and share the tales about your ancestors who had brushes with the law!

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2018 is the year of events!

GSQ offers great events every year - informative, interesting and presented  by experts in their field. 2018 will be no different.  There are over 100 events across the year including education courses, open days, special interest group meetings, Wednesday night sessions, Monday morning natters, the mini seminar and annual seminar as well as the launch of webinars. Except for the seminars and education and webinar courses, the rest are on offer for the cost of a gold coin or at no cost at all. Check out the Events Calendar and see what might interest you and make it your 2018 New Year's resolution to attend more events. You won't be disappointed!


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 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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