Cora Num is a fellow of the Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra. She has worked as a professional family history researcher and lecturer for over thirty years. She has been writing and publishing quality Australian genealogy guides since 1995. In 1997 she established CoraWeb, an internationally recognised site for tracing family history in Australia and elsewhere. 

Cora lives on the far south coast of New South Wales and regularly presents to a wide variety of groups and organisations including family history societies, computer user groups, libraries, museums, historical societies, regional studies networks and community groups. She has presented at numerous regional seminars, Society of Australian Genealogists 'Lost In' seminars and webinars, the NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies conferences, Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry and Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association conferences.

Current speaking topics:

1. Irish research on the Internet

2. Work choices: Shaping our lives  

3. Mapping our families: Putting them in their place

4. Front Page to Back Page: Using online newspapers

5. An A to Z for tracing missing ancestors

6. Shipping and migration research on the Internet

7. eRecords for family history

8. Where in the world are they? Using FamilySearch

9. The way I work: Then and Now

10. Making sense of English census records

11. Monuments big and small: Family history in the local community