National Family History Month August 2016

National Family History Month is celebrated during August each year. The following program is presented by the Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc. (WAGS) in partnership with the State Library.

At State Library of Western Australia

For more information of the programs of seminars and training at the State Library, select a day below.

All sessions are free but bookings are essential. Please book at: or 9427 3111.

Download the program (PDF)

Speakers Handouts

Our Military Ancestors (Wed 10th 9.40am - 10.30am)

Overseas Research (Wed 10th 11.00am - 12.00pm)

Volunteers from the WA Genealogical Society will be available in the Genealogy Centre (3rd floor) to assist with your research.

Making History Seminar at Perth City Library

573 Hay Street, Perth
Saturday 30 July
10.15am 3.30pm

Guest speaker Shauna Hicks , the National Family History Month co-ordinator, will give three talks supported by Janelle Gildea from Finders Café. Please visit the WA Genealogical Society event calendar for full details including registration form and payment options.
Note: this event is at Perth City Library, not SLWA

At Western Australian Genealogical Society (WAGS)
48 May Street, Bayswater

For these sessions book at 9271 4311 or

Thursday 4 August

Getting Started: useful tips and hints for your research (note: this event is at WAGS, not SLWA)

Wednesday 17 August

Orientation: discover the resources available at WAGS (note: this event is at WAGS, not SLWA)

Sunday 28 August

Family History Open Day: (note: this event is at WAGS, not SLWA)
See all the resources available at the WAGS Library and ask WAGS members questions about your family history.

For more information on WAGS events please visit their website and check their event calendar.

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