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 Patron: Shauna Hicks  MA Grad Dip Lib Sc Dip FHS FQFHS

Notice of HQ Annual General Meeting

Date:  Saturday 14 May 2022
Venue:  Queensland State Archives at 435 Compton Road, Runcorn, Brisbane, Qld

AGM 2022 - Program and Agenda 

  9:30         Registration and a welcoming cuppa

  9:55         Welcome to Queensland State Archives - Jenny Kidd, Director of Access & Engagement, QSA

10:00        History Queensland 2022 Annual General Meeting  

      1. Welcome – Margaret Doherty President
      2. Apologies
      3. Minutes of previous AGM held on Saturday 8 May 2021 at Queensland State Archives and on Zoom.
      4. Correspondence
      5. Reports:
        President - Margaret Doherty
        Treasurer - Fay Carbis
        Insurance - Helen Turner
      6. General Business
      7. Management Committee election for 2022 – 2023
      8. Appointment of Auditor: Chartered Accountant, QSA Accounting, 74 Ashmore Road, Bundall, Qld.
      9. Appointment of HQ Insurance Officer
      10. Appointment of Insurance Broker
      11. Appointment of Webmaster
      12. Appointment of Australian Federation of Family History Organisations (AFFHO) Representative
      13. Annual General Meeting close.
      14. Member Reports

12:00         Lunch

12:45         Presentation:A Symbiotic Relationship: Archives & Family History”   

By Shauna Hicks - Archives Matter.
Family history matters. In a 21st century world, they need each other. Together they can thrive, separately they simply exist. A personal look at archives and family history over the last 40 years.

13:30         Tour of QSA:

The process of ordering records through to delivery in the Reading Room -
please advise if you wish to join the tour niles.elvery@archives.qld.gov.au

14:00         Departure

AGM Information

General AGM Information:

  • In-person or Zoom attendance available - both require pre-booking before 6 May 2022
  • Member Reports to be submitted in writing to the Secretary by Friday 6 May 2022
  • Agenda suggestions, Apologies etc to be notified via Valerie secretary@historyqueensland.org.au
  • All positions declared vacant at the AGM - Nomination Forms available from the Secretary
  • New Committee Members and their new ideas are welcome to fill vacancies!

In-Person AGM Attendance at Queensland State Archives:

  • Bookings are essential - book by Friday 6 May 2022 
  • Please send details of attendees to Valerie secretary@historyqueensland.org.au
  • Cost: $15 pp to cover catered refreshments and lunch - payable in cash on arrival
  • Note: we do not have EFTPOS facilities so please ensure you bring $15 per person in cash
  • Dietary requirements to be notified to Niles elvery@archives.qld.gov.au by Fri. 6 May 2022.

Entry to Queensland State Archives

  • Visitors are asked not to attend if they are unwell.
  • Social distancing of 1.5m must be maintained during the visit to QSA
  • Visitors should carry a mask to wear in situations where social distancing isn’t possible.
  • Hand sanitising stations are available at the entrance and inside the Reading Room; visitors should not use their own hand sanitiser as this may damage original records.

Queensland State Archives is open for research until 4:30 pm following the HQ meeting.

AGM Attendance via online ZOOM link:

  • Registrations are essential so we can send you the Zoom link
  • Any member of any HQ Society can register as an individual
  • Register via this link  Join the HQ 2022 AGM by Zoom
  • Register by Friday 6 May 2022
  • It's free, and you can join from home or your Society's rooms
  • Your Zoom link and helpful Zoom hints will be emailed by Thursday 12 May 2022.


The 2022 History Queensland Annual General Meeting will be held at the Queensland State Archives, Runcorn.

Date: Saturday, 14 May 2022 
Time: Registration 9.30 am for 10.00 am start 
Venue:  Queensland State Archives at 435 Compton Road, Runcorn, Brisbane, Qld

Presentation:A Symbiotic Relationship: Archives & Family History” by Shauna Hicks


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