Shake Your Family Tree 2013

Posted on 12 April 2013 by

The National Archives of Australia are hosting Shake Your Family Tree 2013 events in their local offices around the country on Tuesday 16 April. This year’s theme is immigration and will include sessions on how to find records related to migrants arriving and settling in Australia.

The Find & Connect web resource will have a stand at the Melbourne event and our National Editor, Cate O’Neill, will be running a seminar: Finding and Connecting – ancestors who were in ‘care’ as children at 2pm. This seminar is a free event; however bookings are essential and can be made at

Emma Ryan from the Tasmania Find & Connect support service will be demonstrating the web resource in the reading room at the Hobart event.

Full programs and locations for each of the Shake Your Family Tree events are available on the National Archives website:

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