Introducing Caroline Haigh

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A post from Caroline Haigh, one of our Tasmanian members.   After a diverse career of teaching, Commonwealth public service and establishing a retail business, I took early retirement in 2008. What to do with my new found freedom?! I’d … Read More

42nd AGM

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AAGRA held its 42nd AGM on Monday 9 November 2020 using Zoom videoconferencing. The following office bearers were re-elected: President – Dr Dianne Snowden Vice President – Rachel Croucher Secretary – Anne Young  Treasurer – Douglas Browning Jean Main, Peter … Read More

40th AGM

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AAGRA has just held its 40th AGM. In the course of the AGM, Peter Gill noted that reaching the 40th AGM was a significant milestone and wished to acknowledge the foresight of the founders in 1977 and the efforts of … Read More

The importance of original records

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The importance of looking at the provenance of records. AAGRA’s code of ethics states “ARTICLE IV : In undertaking research, members must try at all times to examine the original, rather than printed sources, and avoid, so far as possible, … Read More

What is a record agent and why do I need one

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A Record Agent specialises in the research of specific records and/or the holdings of specific archives. AAGRA, the Australasian Association of Genealogists and Record Agents, has accredited record agents around Australia and in New Zealand. If you cannot get to … Read More

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