Book Review: The Orphaned Soldier

We plan to feature a series of blog posts to help members discover books and other resources in our library. Library resources are available for members to take home to read or to reference in the rooms. This first book review is by June Blackburn, the current president. The Orphaned Soldier by Daryl Te’nadii This Read More …

Covid-19 rooms access update

A letter from June Blackburn, President, about the latest decisions related to managing Covid-19 at Caloundra Family History was distributed by email on 10 January 2022. In summary, General Meetings for January and February will be held by Zoom only. Research at the rooms is available, with restrictions. For full details read a copy of Read More …

Call for Speakers – Sands of Time Conference

History Redcliffe is now accepting proposals for educational sessions at the nationally recognised Queensland State Conference for Family and Local History, which is taking place 21st – 23rd October 2022. Up to 3 proposals may be submitted and submissions close Friday 18th March 2022. Find and then download the information pack from the Sands of Read More …

Sunshine Coast Council Grant Support

Caloundra Family History Research Inc. is very grateful to the Sunshine Coast Council for the grant under the Community Partnership Funding Program to provide funding of $4,000 for three years to go towards our rent costs. This funding will allow us to use more of our own money to provide training programs and resources for Read More …

Dawn Kemp – A Loyal Friend Lost

Vale Dawn Kemp As previously advised we lost Dawn Kemp on 12 October 2020 after a long illness.  Dawn was a well-known member of the group, who had been a loyal and supportive member for many years.  She held the positions of Assistant Librarian from 2005 to 2007, and then as Treasurer from 2007 until Read More …