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Launch of Irish Anzacs Database

Launch of Irish Anzacs Database

The Irish Anzacs Project is a significant research undertaking of the Global Irish Studies Centre at UNSW, made possible by a grant from the Irish government’s Emigrant Support Program. The project aims to identify all Irish-born enlistments in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) during the First World War, or as close to all as is...
New FREE Tasmanian Name Index available

New FREE Tasmanian Name Index available

Have you seen the new Tasmanian Names Index? Enter a person’s name in the search box and you can now find all kinds of records that you can view then and there! This is the first time that such a variety of Tasmanian records are available online, all from the same search, including Tasmanian Birth,...
Anzac Treasures. The Gallipoli Collection of the Australian War Memorial

Anzac Treasures. The Gallipoli Collection of the Australian War Memorial

A beautifully produced, lavishly illustrated commemorative volume drawing on the Memorial’s unique collection of Gallipoli-related objects, photographs, artworks, diaries, letters, maps and personal memorabilia. This landmark publication commemorates the centenary of the Great War’s Gallipoli campaign, 25 April 1915 to 9 January 1916. ANZAC Treasures approaches the subject of Gallipoli not only from a military...
FREE TALK. Indigenous Voices: Speaking out and changing the conversation

FREE TALK. Indigenous Voices: Speaking out and changing the conversation

An afternoon with IndigenousX – Luke Pearson, Kelly Briggs (The Koori Woman) and Mick O’Loughlin Type: Talk Date: Saturday, 4 October 2014 Time: 2.00 pm to 3.00pm with FREE afternoon tea afterwards Venue: Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor, Macquarie Wing, State Library of NSW Map: Click here for directions to the venue. Go to the Library...
Discovering Anzacs :: Records from the Front

Discovering Anzacs :: Records from the Front

Family historians will find more than just service records on the new World War One website, Discovering Anzacs. Inside History looks at what it reveals. With the centenary of World War One looming, the National Archives of Australia is launching a new website called Discovering Anzacs, in partnership with Archives New Zealand. War didn’t affect...
Do you have an amazing photograph of your ancestor? Enter our cover image competition!

Do you have an amazing photograph of your ancestor? Enter our cover image competition!

Do you have an amazing photograph of your ancestor? We are on the lookout for beautiful images to feature on an upcoming cover (or two) of Inside History. Could your ancestor be our next cover star? Many family history researchers have that ‘one’ special photograph: the one that speaks volumes about its subject’s life and...
The Other Anzacs :: Australian soldiers in WW1's Allied armies

The Other Anzacs :: Australian soldiers in WW1′s Allied armies

Was your ancestor one of the tens of thousands who served in World War One under an Allied banner? Military historian Neil Smith, from Mostly Unsung, explains why their records can be so difficult to find, and which are the best places to look. Australians are well served when it comes to tracking down the 430,000...
Rookwood Cemetery Open Day + HIDDEN Sculpture Walk launch :: Sunday 14 September 2014

Rookwood Cemetery Open Day + HIDDEN Sculpture Walk launch :: Sunday 14 September 2014

Rookwood Cemetery, in Sydney’s west, is Australia’s oldest and most multicultural working cemetery as well as the largest necropolis in the Southern Hemisphere. Many of the Victorian era features are protected by a Permanent Conservation Order covering 81 hectares of Rookwood. One of the world’s last surviving Victorian Cemeteries, Rookwood caters for over 89 different...