Snapshots of Caloundra’s History presentations

Presentations now available for Snapshots of Caloundra’s History Three of the presentations from the Snapshots of Caloundra’s History conference that occurred last August are now available on our website. These can be downloaded. * * * The Early European Settlement in Caloundra Slides contains an image of a deceased Aboriginal man. Life for the traditional Read More …

Introduction Course to Family History Research for Seniors

Many people say that the key to a person’s future is understanding their past. All of us have unique family histories, where our predecessors may have impacted or been impacted through their own enterprises, living conditions and the events of their times. On October 28 and 29, 2022, the Caloundra Family History Research group is Read More …

Tips from Vince Bourke’s approach to family history

Can your approach to family history research be improved? Have you ever wondered if your approach to family history research could be improved? Hearing how others approach their research often gives us ideas and tips that could enhance our own work. Recently at our monthly General meeting in the CFHR room and via Zoom, we Read More …

Book Review: Barefoot through the Bindies

Loris Gray, Caloundra Family History assistant librarian has reviewed a book available at our library. As noted in the earlier book reviews, these short reviews help members discover books and other resources in our library. Library resources are available for members to take home to read or reference in the rooms. Barefoot through the Bindies Read More …

2022 Lorrie Barzdo Writers’ Award

Start writing your family history story A reminder to members to start writing their stories for the Lorrie Barzdo Writers’ Award. This annual event encourages members to write a story about a family member, an event or anything family history related. The award was started over 10 years ago when in 2010 Lorrie Barzdo donated Read More …

Book Review: Jack Charles Born-again Blakfella

June Blackburn, Caloundra Family History president is becoming a regular reviewer of books in our library. These short book reviews help members discover books and other resources in our library. Library resources are available for members to take home to read or reference in the rooms. Jack Charles Born-again Blakfella by Namila Benson We have Read More …