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History Queensland Services


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Zoom Service

Is now available to member societies who wish to use Zoom to run meetings, hold events, or keep in touch with members.

With over 1700 followers on Facebook and some 120 member organisations throughout Queensland, History Queensland Facebook page is a great way to promote your upcoming event.

The family and local history and small museum and collection community in Australia is very active, but promoting those activities to the other HQ organisations and the wider interested community has never been easy.

There are over 120 member organisations throughout Queensland and History Queensland can post activities on the HQ Facebook page on behalf of the member groups who wish to reach a wider audience.

You could:

  • Attract potential new members to meetings and events
  • Let us know about new publications, websites, databases
  • Advertise family reunions and events in your area
  • Seek information for projects, about mystery photos
  • Attract interstate visitors – post-Covid

*You don’t have to subscribe to Facebook to read these posts, but if you wish to post, comment or have the advice of postings dropped into your mailbox – then you will need to subscribe and like the HQ Facebook page.


History Queensland now has a Zoom account for use by member societies, completely free of charge, with no fixed time limits.

HQ has purchased an annual subscription to Zoom. This is now available to member societies who wish to use Zoom to run meetings, hold events, or keep in touch with members.

There will be no cost to member societies and no limit on use. For Zoom details click here or contact the Secretary/Zoom Coordinator on hqzoom21@gmail.com to book.

  • Groups will be able to book a time and receive a link to share for their meeting.
  • You could hold a meeting, do a presentation, or just have a discussion group.
  • Each meeting can have up to 100 people attending.

Zoom Meeting time slot
We have a calendar of meetings so we can manage meeting dates and times and, if there’s any conflict, we will liaise with you about possible changes.
Any society wishing to take advantage of this offer should email hqzoom21@gmail.com 

These conferences are usually organised by a member group with assistance from History Queensland.  Run by enthusiastic volunteers, these events have been well supported and enjoyed. History Queensland encourages members from all over Queensland to attend and financially supports at least two from regional Queensland. The History Queensland  AGM is held at the close of the Conference.

Sands of Time


Hosted by Redcliff Family History Research Inc.

A three day conference and fair.

Waves In Time


Hosted by Caloundra Family History Research Inc.

A three day conference and fair.

Waves in Time 2019

Footsteps In Time


Hosted by Gold Coast Family History Society Inc.

A three day conference and fair.

Footstseps in time 2017

In Time and Place


Hosted by Queensland Family History Society Inc. & Genealogical Society of Queensland Inc.

 The inaugural conference and fair.

In time and place 2015

Annual General Meetings / General Meetings

General meetings are held twice a year; these meetings are hosted by member groups with financial support from History Queensland.  The days may include talks by local or visiting speakers, tours of the organisation’s premises, the History Queensland AGM/General meeting, and a chance to catch up and network with old and new friends over morning tea and lunch.

May 2024 – AGM
Hosted by Genealogical Society of Queensland

Caloundra Family History

May 2023 - AGM
Caloundra Family History Research Inc.

Nov 2023 - GM
The Brisbane Tramway Museum

May 2022 - AGM
hosted by the
Queensland State Archives

May 2021 - AGM
hosted by the
Queensland State Archives

Nov 2021 - GM
Peachester History Group

November 2020 - AGM
due to Covid19, the AGM was delayed and then held as a Zoom meeting

Caloundra Family History

May 2019 - AGM
Caloundra Family History Research

Nov 2019 - GM
Blackbutt Tourism and Heritage

Warwick and District Historical Society

May 2018 - AGM
Warwick and District Historical Society 

Nov 2018 - GM
Qld Women’s Historical Association, Miegunyah House, Bowen Hills

Gold Coast Family History Society Logo

May 2017 - AGM
Gold Coast Family History Society

Nov 2017 - GM
Friends of Bankfoot House, Glass House Mountains

North Pines Historical logo

May 2016 - AGM
North Pine Historical Society

Nov 2016 - GM
Fassifern District Historical Society

Ipswich Historical Society

May 2015 - AGM
Ipswich Historical Society

Nov 2015 - GM
Crows Nest Historical Society

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