New newspapers for Trove

  The National Library of Australia is pleased to let you know that the following titles have been added to Trove newspapers over the past few months. Digitisation of these titles was funded by the National Library of Australia with microfilm supplied by the ANPlan partners. NSW The Australian Workman (Sydney, NSW : 1890 …
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Whittlesea Autumn Heritage Rally

Veteran, vintage and classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, vintage stationery engines, street rods, working crawler tractors, old machinery, horse drawn vehicles and equipment, working horses and more will be on display at the Whittlesea Showgrounds, Whittlesea on the weekend of the 5th and 6th March 2016. For more information visit Whittlesea Autumn Heritage Rally…
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11th Battalion A.I.F.

Do you have an ancestor in the 11th Battalion? Was he in this photo taken on 10 January 1915 at the Cheops Pyramid in Egypt? The Western Australian Genealogical Society (WAGS) is working on identifying the 703 soldiers in this photo – and have already achieved some success. For further information visit 11th Battalion A.I.F…
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Which ebook reader to buy?

The April 2015 issue of Choice magazine has the results of a test of ebook readers titled A library in the palm of your hand. If you are thinking of buying a dedicated ebook reader you might like to have a look at it but bear in mind that the eBooks available from the library…
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Alexander Henderson Award

The Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies, based in Blackburn, Victoria have recently announced that their annual Alexander Henderson Award is open for submissions again this year. If you have written a family history or Australian historical biography and you fit the conditions of entry, consider a nomination. Your entry will be kept by AIGS and…
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Ravenswood

The first meeting for Heidelberg Historical Society will feature author Jennifer O'Donnell about the research for her book Ravenswood. She will discuss the mansion's design and decoration and the changes made over time, culminating in detailed descriptions of the restoration work undertaken by skilled artisans. Ravenswood located in Beauview Parade, Ivanhoe was built by Robert Kennedy. The property, originally 16…
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Gale Newspaper Archive

Coverage in the Gale Newspaper Archive has been extended for the following UK newspaper titles: • The Economist Historical Archive, 1843 - 2012 • The Times Digital Archive, 1785 - 2010 • The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, 1902 – 2011 Search over 10 million digitized facsimile pages in the Gale Newspaper Archive. Fully text…
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