Societies and groups

Italian Historical Society

This site hosted by COASIT – Italian Assistance Association aims to collect, preserve and promote the history of Italian immigration to Australia. There is an extensive collection of photographs, ephemera, letters, documents, official records and newspaper cuttings which relate to…

Australian Jewish Genealogical Society

This site has a list of resources for researching Jews in Australia and overseas plus a comprehensive set of world wide links. The Kosher Koala newsletter is online from 2009-current.

Descendants of the Lacemakers of Calais

Descendants of the Lacemakers of Calais is a group of family researchers who aim to maintain the interests of the Australian Society of the Lacemakers of Calais. The Society was formed in 1982 and its registration was cancelled in February…

Family History ACT

Family History ACT is a registered business name of The Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra Inc. Family History ACT (FHACT) was founded in 1964 (then known as the Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra) to promote and encourage the…

Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations

The Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations (AFFHO) is the umbrella organisation for family history societies in the region. AFFHO was established in 1978 to coordinate and assist the work of Australian and New Zealand groups with interests in family…

Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS)

The RAHS Australia’s oldest historical organisation founded in Sydney in 1901, promotes the study of Australian history. The Society organises events, produces publications and provides research advice and support to its membership network of individuals and local historical societies, with…

Federation of Australian Historical Societies

Federation of Australian Historical Societies is the national peak body representing 1,000+ historical societies across Australia. Use the Links tab to access the sites of regional associations of historical societies and historical societies.

Australasian Association of Genealogists and Record Agents

The Australasian Association of Genealogists and Record Agents (AAGRA) was founded in 1977. It aims to offer the services of reliable and competent genealogists and record agents to those wanting professional family history and genealogy services and general record searching.…

Carnamah Historical Society & Museum

Carnamah Historical Society & Museum. Carnamah is a town and farming community 300 kilometres north of Perth, Western Australia. The Society was founded in 1983 to collect, record, preserve and promote local history. This extensive site includes the following plus…