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Unlock the Past Queensland Roadshow 2012 - Mackay

Unfortunately the roadshow (except Townsville) has had to be cancelled due to a critical personal situation with the family of the organisers. Those who have pre-booked will be contacted shortly for a full refund of any entry fee paid and a special offer on the products that would have been roadshow specials. If you have not pre-booked but intended to or just come on the day, you can still receive the offers if you send us your email by 25 September. An alternative similar seminar may be scheduled in the future.

Seminar Details

WHEN: Tuesday 2 October 2012, 11am - 8.45pm
WHEREThe Shamrock in Mackay (convention centre), 165 Nebo Road, Mackay
COST$35 pre-booked by Tuesday 25 September or $40 on the day. Evening only $25

Mackay150The Unlock the Past Roadshow - Mackay is another Mackay 150 event - part of the year-long celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Captain John Mackay‚Äôs camp at Greenmount in January 1862. Click here for more on Mackay 150.



11.00am1.30pmregistration and exhibition - book sales plus Flip-Pal and findmypast demos
1.30pm2.15pmBrief introduction to family history researchShauna Hicks
2.15pm3.00pmGerman records: what can I find?Eric Kopittke
3.00pm3.45pmbreak and exhibition
3.45pm4.00pmpromotion - partner societies, libraries and Inside History magazine 
4.00pm4.45pmFindmypast.com.au: gateway to the world collectionRosemary Kopittke
4.45pm5.15pmUTP publishing, webinars, genealogy cruises, online directories - and Flip-Pal mobile scanner
5.15pm7.00pmbreak for evening meal - exhibition open
7.00pm7.45pmCaring for your family archivesShauna Hicks
7.45pm8.30pmAustralian government, police & education gazettesEric Kopittke


An exhibition of our partners and sponsors, as well as product demonstrations, will be open throughout the day, featuring:

MackayFHS   MackayBanner

Also Research Help Zone - expert advice from presenters