Societies and groups

Illawarra Historial Society, Wollongong – New South Wales

During the Second World War a group of professional men championed the establishment of the Illawarra Historical Society. They organised a public meeting on Tuesday, 5 December 1944 chaired by the then Mayor of  Wollongong, Alderman J. J. Kelly.  The…

Casino and District Historical Society – New South Wales

The Society aims to preserve all aspects of Australian culture such as aboriginal artefacts, implements, tools of trade, furniture, newspapers, photographs and diaries and especially the early history of the local area and its early settlers.

Society of Australian Genealogists – Sydney, New South Wales

The Society was formed in 1932 and is the oldest family history society in Australia. The SAG welcomes enthusiastic amateurs alongside professional genealogists, sharing a passion for family history. The Society has two catalogues that can be searched online. The…

Armidale Family History Group – New South Wales

The first meeting of the Group was held in 1985. Armidale is located midway between Sydney and Brisbane on the Northern Tablelands. It is surrounded by the small communities of Arding, Baker’s Creek, Ben Venue, Black Mountain, Boorolong, Castle Doyle,…