Webinars

The SAG now offers a series of webinars as part of its Activities Calendar.  These are a member-only service. Read about how SAG Webinars work.

Webinar - DNA Tests for Family Historians

Webinar - DNA Tests for Family Historians

Presenter - Dr Geoff Swinfield,

Wednesday 3 December, 8.00-9.00 PM (AEST)

Location: Your Place!  

Cost: $10.00 Members only
 
(A 'warm-up for the webinar will commence at 7.50pm.  If this is your first webinar or you'd like to check your connection we encourage you to log in at 7.50 pm for an informal check-in prior to the start of the webinar at 8pm). 

Which parts of the genetic material and its inherited variation can be tested? What commercial products are available and how should the results be interpreted? What do they tell the family historian about their ancestry discovered from genealogical sources? Are we likely to be related to others with the same surname even if there is no documentary evidence? Join eminent UK genealogist Dr Geoff Swinfield for a full overview on what these tests can (and can’t) infer.

See Read More: SAG webinars for more information on what a webinar is and how to participate.

Webinar - Tracing Tasmanian Convicts - Dr Dianne Snowden

This webinar was scheduled for 26 June but has now been rescheduled to 16 October.  

Thursday 16 October 2014

Location: Your Place!  

Time: 8.00pm-9.00pm.
 
(A 'warm-up for the webinar will commence at 7.50pm.  If this is your first webinar or you'd like to check your connection we encourage you to log in at 7.50 pm for an informal check-in prior to the start of the webinar at 8pm). 
 

Join Dr Dianne Snowden, an expert on Tasmanian research, as she explains the records and resources available for tracing your Tasmanian convict ancestor.

$10.00 Bookings essential. SAG members only.

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Webinar - Bringing to Life the Female Convict Experience

Bringing to Life the Female Convict Experience

Presenter:  Deborah Swiss

Thursday 20 November, 8.00-9.00PM AEST

Location: Your Place!  

 
(A 'warm-up for the webinar will commence at 7.50pm.  If this is your first webinar or you'd like to check your connection we encourage you to log in at 7.50 pm for an informal check-in prior to the start of the webinar at 8pm). 
 
Deborah Swiss, author of The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey Of Australia’s Convict Women discusses creative strategies for uncovering fascinating details about the female convict experience, including surprising twists and turns that led these remarkable survivors to be among the founding mothers of modern Australia.

Bookings essential. Price $10.00 SAG members only.

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Webinar - Australian War Memorial

Wednesday 22 October

Location: Your Place!  

Time: 8.00pm-9.00pm. (AEDT)
 
(A 'warm-up for the webinar will commence at 7.50pm.  If this is your first webinar or you'd like to check your connection we encourage you to log in at 7.50 pm for an informal check-in prior to the start of the webinar at 8pm). 
 
Join Robyn Van Dyk, Head of the War Memorial's Research Centre, as she explains how the Memorial's extensive archives and manuscripts collections can help with your research.  Don't miss it!

Bookings essential. SAG members only.

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Webinar - Tech Tool Tips - Using Google for Genealogy - Michelle Patient

Tech Tools Tips - Using Google for Genealogy

Presenter - Michelle Patient

Wednesday 12 November, 8.00-9.00 PM (AEST)

Location: Your Place!  

 
(A 'warm-up for the webinar will commence at 7.50pm.  If this is your first webinar or you'd like to check your connection we encourage you to log in at 7.50 pm for an informal check-in prior to the start of the webinar at 8pm). 
 

Geek & genealogist Michelle Patient will not only cover search tips and techniques in this webinar, she will also give an overview of other Google services useful to your family history practice i.e.: finding, sharing & storing, helping you to get more value out of your searches & your time online

$10.00 Bookings essential. SAG members only.

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Webinar - The Collections of the Royal Australian Historical Society - Suzanne Holohan

Presenter - Suzanne Holohan, Executive Officer, RAHS

Thursday 6 November, 8.00-9.00PM AEST

Location: Your Place!  

The Royal Australian Historical Society Library contains more than 60,000 items. Suzanne Holohan, Executive Officer, will discuss hidden resource gems in the library. The talk will draw on materials highlighted in the recently produced Significance Assessment on the RAHS Collections. It will include samples of various types of research queries and will also explore how the library's local history resources can support your family history project.

SAG members only.

 

 
 

Webinar - Britain's Colonial Wars

Wednesday 17 December, 8.00-9.00PM (AEST)

Location: Your Place!  

 
(A 'warm-up for the webinar will commence at 7.50pm.  If this is your first webinar or you'd like to check your connection we encourage you to log in at 7.50 pm for an informal check-in prior to the start of the webinar at 8pm). 
 
 
Britain's period of colonial expansion in the 19th century was characterised by military adventurism abroad and rapid industrial development at home, spreading its culture, institutions and ideas across the globe. To provide background to your family's British migratory experience, military history enthusiast Peter Lloyd will provide an overview of the conflicts that occurred during this period of expansion

Bookings essential. Price $10.00 SAG members only.

See Read More: SAG webinars for more information on what a webinar is and how to participate.