Queensland

Queensland

Mackay Family History Society Inc

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Library Charges
  • $5 per hour research fee for non members
Research Costs
  • $5 per hour non-members; $20 per hour for Society to search on your behalf
Open Hours
  • Mondays and Wednesdays 9am - 3pm Tuesdays 9am - 12 noon First and third Saturdays 10am - 12 noon
Approximate Membership
  • 130
Membership Cost
  • $42 per year
Magazine/Journal
  • Genie Gossip every three months. $3 each. $16.80/yr posted OR $12/yr emailed
Founded
  • 1981

The Mackay Branch of the Genealogical Society of Qld was formed at a meeting in the CWA Hall, Gordon Street on 22 April 1981. There were 7 financial members from the first meeting.

The aim of the Society was to further the study of family trees and family history, and to provide help and resources to people who want to know more about their family history.

Punctual Proofreading

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Open Hours
  • 8:30 am to 9:00 pm Monday to Saturday
Founded
  • 2012

Punctual Proofreading offers proofreading and editing services for family historians and writers. The editor has professional editing experience at the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography and Butterworths LexisNexis, has a keen eye for detail and has in-depth knowlegde of punctuation and grammar. She has a Master of Literature degree (with Distinction) in history and a Bachelor of Arts degree (with First Class Honours). Reasonable rates and quick turnaround for urgent projects. Please contact today for friendly, efficient and professional service.

We Paint Your Portrait

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Open Hours
  • 24 hours 7 days...contact us online
Founded
  • 2008

Old photos of your ancestors may continue to fade or be damaged and lost. We can turn them into magnificent hand painted oil on canvas paintings. We have produced many wonderful results. Simply send us the photo of your ancestor either by email...or by maill. We will scan the picture you send and return it...or we will use the emailed image to create a colour, painted portrait in the size yoiu nominate...frame it and send it to you...wherever you are around Australia ...or around the world.

Interests

All family Tree individuals and groups ...enthusiasts...researches...museums...Historical societies

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Victoria Barracks Historical Society

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Open Hours
  • 12pm til 4pm Sundays
Approximate Membership
  • Approx 200
Membership Cost
  • $20
Newsletter
  • Mentioned in Dispatches, Once a Month
Founded
  • 1983

The Victoria Barracks Historical Society administers the Queensland Military Memorial Museum, the Australian Legion Memorial Club and A Battery Queensland Permanent Artillery c1896.

Australian Armour - History of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps

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Open Hours
  • 24 x 7
Founded
  • 2005

This website is dedicated to the soldiers and history of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps, from Pre Federation colonial Light Horse regiments to the present day RAAC. It will cover the history and traditions of each regiment and include battle honours, personalities, badges and insignia, and of pictures.

It is intended for this site to be the most comprehensive reference on the Internet about the Royal Australian Armoured Corps (RAAC) and its predecessors.

Projects

Royal Australian Armoured Corps History and Heritage Project

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Anzacs Online - An Australian online military museum

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Open Hours
  • 24 x 7
Founded
  • 2011

ANZACs Online is an online military museum which displays photographs, diaries and letters, relating to the many Australians who served in the Australian Imperial Force during WWI.

The aim of this museum is to allow for these items of our Australian military history to be preserved and be made freely available as a shared resource, for current and future Australian generations alike.

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Australian Militaria Sales - Specialising in Australian Military Antiques and Collectibles

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Open Hours
  • 24 x 7
Founded
  • 2010

Australian militaria sales is an Australian military history business and specialise in the sale and purchase of Australian and World-wide militaria.

We specialise in the buying and selling of Australian military antiques and collectibles for historical preservation.

We are constanly looking for war medals, badges, patches, uniforms, helmets, swords, bayonets and much more.

Projects

Anzacs Online ANZACs Online is an online military museum which displays photographs, diaries and letters, relating to the many Australians who served in the Australian Imperial Force during WWI.

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Regimental Books - Specialists in Australian Military History

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Open Hours
  • 24 x 7
Founded
  • 2007

Regimental Books is an Australian military history specialist.

We specialise in the buying and selling of Australian military books and offer Australia's largest range of unit history books.

Our goal is the promotion of Australian military history and as such we have an active presence on the internet. Join us on Facebook and Twitter to receive updates about Australian military history as well as updates on new titles and other exciting history related items.

Projects

Anzacs Online ANZACs Online is an online military museum which displays photographs, diaries and letters, relating to the many Australians who served in the Australian Imperial Force during WWI.

Interests

Australian Military History

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Blackbird International

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Approximate Membership
  • 1000
Magazine/Journal
  • Storian Magazine, Quarterly, $3/copy
Founded
  • 2003

Established in 2003 as a small community project, Blackbird™ was founded on the clear and present need to reunite families of the decendants of those that were sent abroad, primarily to Australia but also Fiji, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Peru and Samoa with their families in the South Pacific in the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s.

Projects

Finding Family Community Development Rescuing the Pearling Lugger Antonia

Interests

Australian South Sea Islanders Aborignial Torres Strait Islanders Maritime History Ship Captains Sugar Plantation Owners Families from the Sugar Industry in Qld Cane Growers organisations

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Books On War Australia

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At Books on War, you will find a large collection of Australian military books for sale. We specialise with war books about Anzac Gallipoli Campaign, WW1 WW2 Vietnam Wars, RAAF RAN and Australian Army Titles. Also we sell a large selection of Australian War Movies and Documentary DVD about war.

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