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Family History and Historical Societies in Australia

CoraWeb helping you trace your family history 
Australasian Association of Genealogists and Record Agents Includes an online member directory.

Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations Includes an online Membership Directory of Australian and New Zealand Societies.

Royal Australian Historical Society

Federation of Australian Historical Societies

Italian Historical Society On the CO.AS.IT. Italian Assistance Association's site.

Australian Jewish Genealogical Society

Australian Society of the Lacemakers of Calais

Australian Capital Territory
The Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra

Canberra and District Historical Society

New South Wales
Society of Australian Genealogists (Sydney)

Abermain Heritage Preservation Society Abermain is a village on the South Maitland Coalfield.

Armidale Family History Group

Ashfield & District Historical Society (Sydney)

Ballina and Richmond River GenWeb

Family History Group of Bathurst Updated

Bathurst Historical Society New

Bega Valley Genealogy Society

Berrima District Historical and Family History Society

Blue Mountains Family History Society

Blue Mountains Historical Society

Botany Bay Family History Society (Sydney)

Burwood and District Family History Group (Sydney)

Camden History  Covers both the Historical Society and the Family History Society.

Campbelltown District Family History Society (Sydney) Updated

Cape Banks Family History Society (Sydney) The Links section includes a comprehensive listing of Australian family history and historical societies.

Casino & District Family History Group

Casino & District Historical Society

Central Coast Family History Society (Gosford)

Clarence River Historical Society

Coffs Harbour District Family History Society 

City of Canada Bay Heritage Society (Sydney) The City of Canada Bay Heritage Society was formed by the amalgamation of Concord Heritage Society and Drummoyne & Districts Historical Society.

Cornish Association of New South Wales

Cowra Family History Group

Deniliquin Genealogy Society

Dubbo and District Family History Society

Forbes Family History Group

Gerringong and District Historical Society

Granville Historical Society

Griffith Genealogical & Historical Society

The Haberfield Association (Sydney)

Hawkesbury Family History Group 

Hay Historical Society

Helensburg & District Historical Society

Hill End Family History 

Hill End & Tambaroora Gathering Group (Central West of New South Wales).

Holroyd Family History Group (Sydney)

Hurstville Family History Society (Sydney)

Illawarra Family History Group (Wollongong)

Illawarra Historial Society (Wollongong)

Inverell District Family History Group

Inverell Genealogical & Historical Society

Kiama Family History Centre Part of the Australian Genealogical Education Centre. Select Family History Centre.

Lake Macquarie Family History Group 

Lithgow and District Family History Society

Liverpool Genealogy Society

Maclean District Historical Society

Maitland & District Genealogical Society Formerly Maitland Family History Circle.

Manly, Warringah & Pittwater Historical Society

Manning Valley Historical Society

The Manning Wallamba Family History Society (Taree)

Milton Ulladulla Family History Society

Molong Historical Society 

Moruya and District Historical Society

Muswellbrook Shire Local and Family History Society Updated

Nepean Family History Society (Penrith)

Newcastle Family History Society

Orange Family History Group

Parramatta & District Historical Society (Sydney)

Parramatta Family History Group (Sydney)

Paterson Historical Society

Picton & District Historical and Family History Society

Port Macquarie and Districts Family History Society

Port Macquarie Historical Society 

Port Stephens Family History Society

Raymond Terrace & District Historical Society

Richmond River Historical Society

Riverstone and District Historical Society (Sydney)   

Ryde District Historical Society (Sydney) 

Rylstone and District Historical Society Local & Family History Wiki  Covers an area of the Central Tablelands of New South Wales  bounded by the villages of Capertee, Glen Davis, Widden, Baerami, Wollar, Cooyal, Cudgegong, Crudine, and Sofala, and includes within this area Bylong, Lue, Ilford, Glen Alice, Bogee, Rylstone, and Kandos. 

Scone and District Historical Society

Shoalhaven Family History Society (Nowra)

Singleton Family History Society

Stockton Historical Society 

Springwood Historical Society

St Marys & District Historical Society

Taree Family History

Tamworth & District Family History Group

Tumut Family History Group

Tweed Gold Coast Family History & Heritage Association  Formerly Twin Towns Family History Group.

Tweed Heads Historical Society Combining Murwillumbah, Tweed Heads, Uki and South Arm Historical Societies.

Wagga Wagga and District Family History Society

Wentworth Historical Society

Wyong Family History Group

Yass Historical Society

Northern Territory
Genealogical Society of the Northern Territory

Historical Society of the Northern Territory

The Genealogical Society of Queensland (Brisbane)

Queensland Family History Society (Brisbane)

History Queensland Formerly Queensland Association of Local & Family History Societies.

Royal Historical Society of Queensland

Family History Association of North Queensland

Brisbane History Group

Bundaberg Genealogical Association Updated

Cairns Historical Society

Caloundra Family History Research 

Central Queensland Family History Association

Cooktown and District Historical Society

Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical and Historical Research Group

Dalby Family History Society

Eacham Historical Society 

Genealogical Society Gladstone District 

Gold Coast Family History Society (Nernag)

Gympie Family History Society

Hervey Bay Family History Association

Indooroopilly and District Historical Society

Ipswich Genealogical Society

Kilcoy District Historical Society

Mareeba Historical Society

Maryborough District Family History Society 

Redcliffe & District Family History Group

Rosewood Scrub Historical Society

Southern Suburbs Branch of the Genealogical Society of Queensland (Brisbane)

Sunshine Coast Historical and Genealogical Resource Centre (Nambour)   

Shire of Toombul History Group

Toowong & District Historical Society

Toowong History Group

Toowoomba & Darling Downs Family History Society

South Australia
Genealogy SA The web site for the South Australian Genealogy & Heraldry Society (Adelaide).

Historical Societies in Adelaide and Regions  Includes the Yorke Peninsula & Lower North, Murray Lands, the South East, Eyre Peninsula, the West Coast, the North, the Outback and beyond South Australian borders. Plus links for the outer Adelaide Region which includes Alexandrina, Barossa, Kangaroo Island, Kapunda & Light, Mallala, Mount Barker, Victor Harbor and Yankalilla.

Pioneers Association of South Australia

Adelaide Northern Districts Family History Group 

Clare Regional History Group

Colonel Light Gardens Historical Society

Fleurieu Peninsula Family History Group

Lyndoch & Districts Historical Society

Mitcham Historical Society Updated

Mount Horrocks Historial Society

The Mount Gambier History Group 

Port Adelaide Historical Society

Salisbury & District Historical Society 

South East Family History Group (Millicent) Updated

Tea Tree Gully & District Historical Society

Yorke Peninsula Family History Group

Tasmanian Family History Society, Hobart Branch

Bellerive Historial Society

Burnie Branch, Tasmanian Family History Society

George Town and District Historical Society

Huon Branch, Tasmanian Family History Society

Launceston Branch, Tasmanian Family History Society

Launceston Historical Society 

Mersey Branch, Tasmanian Family History Society Formerly the Devonport branch.

Sandy Bay Historical Society

Ulverstone Local History Museum

The Genealogical Society of Victoria (Melbourne)

Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (Melbourne)

Royal Historical Society of Victoria

Chinese Australian Family Historians of Victoria Updated

Cornish Association of Victoria

Anglesea and District Historical Society

Ararat and District Historical Society Updated

Avoca & District Historical Society

Ballarat & District Genealogical Society

Ballarat Historical Society

Bellarine Historical Society (Drysdale)

Benalla & District Family History Group

Bendigo Regional Genealogical Society

Bendigo Family History This group is affiliated with the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies in Blackburn, Melbourne.

Bendigo Historical Society

Box Hill Historical Society

Bright & District Historical Society

Buninyong & District Historical Society

Camperdown & District Historical Society

Casterton & District Historical Society 

Castlemaine Historical Society

Central Highlands Historical Association This site includes a list of member groups.

Chelsea and District Historical Society

Cobram Genealogical Group

Cohuna & District Historical Society

Daylesford & District Historical Society

Dimboola and District Historical Society Updated

Doncaster-Templestowe Historical Society

Dromana and District Historical Society

East Gippsland Family History Group 

Echuca-Moama Family History Group

Echuca Historical Society

Essendon Historical Society

Flinders District Historical Society

Footscray Historical Society

Frankston Historical Society

The Geelong Family History Group

Geelong Historical Society

Mid-Gippsland Family History Society Serves the towns of Boolarra, Cowwarr, Churchill, Glengarry, Moe, Morwell, Toongabbie, Trafalgar, Traralgon, Walhalla, Willow Grove and Yallourn North.

The Goulburn & Murray Association of Local and Family History Groups Covers the North East & Goulburn Valley areas of Victoria and the Riverina areas of New South Wales.

Hamilton History Centre Covers both genealogy and local history.

Hastings-Western Port Historical Society

Healesville and District Historical Society

Heidelberg Historical Society

Horsham Historical Society

Inglewood Historical Society

Jamieson & District Historical Society

Kilmore Historical Society

Koroit and District Historical Society

Knox Historical Society

Lakes Entrance Family History Resource Centre

Lang Lang and District Historical Society

Lilydale & District Historical Society

Lorne Historical Society Updated

Maffra & District Historical Society

Mansfield Historical Society

Maryborough-Midlands Historical Society

Melton Family History Group

Mildura & District Genealogical Society

Historical Society of Mooroopna

Mornington Peninsula Family History Society (Frankston)

Mt Rouse & District Historical Society (Penshurst)

Narre Warren & District Family History Group 

Newstead & District Historical Society

Nhill Historical Society Updated

Oakleigh & District Historical Society

Omeo Historical Society

Ouyen District History & Genealogy Centre

Port Fairy Historical Society

Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society

Port Phillip Pioneers Group (Melbourne)

Pyramid Hill Historical Society

Ringwood Historical Society

Sebastopol Historical Society

Shepparton Family History Group

Somerville, Tyabb and District Heritage Society

Stawell Biarri Group for Genealogy

Stawell Historical Society

Steiglitz Historical Society

St Andrews (Queenstown) Historical Society

St Kilda Historical Society Updated

Southern Peninsula Family History Society Covers Dromana, Safety Beach, Arthur's Seat, McCrae, Rosebud, Cape Schanck, Tootgarook, Rye, Blairgowrie, Sorrento and Portsea.

Swan Hill Genealogical & Historical Society

Traralgon & District Historical Society

Wangaratta Family History Society

Warrandyte Historical Society

Warrnambool Family History Group

Waverley Historical Society

Western Victorian Association of Historical Societies. Includes contact details for the fifty plus societies belonging to the Association. Updated

West Gippsland Genealogical Society (Warragul)

Whitehorse Historical Society Formerly Nunawading & District Historical Society.

Winchelsea and District Historical Society

Wodonga Family History Society

Wonthaggi Genealogy

Woodend & District Heritage Society

Yarra Glen and District Historical Society

Yarram Genealogy Group

Yarram & District Historical Society

Yarrawonga Family History Group

Western Australia
Western Australian Genealogical Society (Perth) Includes information on affiliated societies at Albany, Australind, Busselton, Carnarvon, Collie, Esperance, Goldfields, Mandurah, Rockingham and Warren Blackwood (Bridgetown).

Albany Regional Family History Society

Australind Family History Society

Busselton Family History Society

Carnamah Historical Society


Geraldton Family History Society

Great Southern Family History Society

Mandurah Family History Society 

Outback Family History The aim of Outback Family History is to provide you with information on the lives and ancestry of individuals and families on the Central Goldfields of Western Australia.

Family History Society of Rockingham & Districts

Rockingham District Historical Society 

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