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 - Just the Basics

Tuesday 7 July 2015

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). 
 
Louise Coakley, genealogist from the Cairns & District Family History Society, will introduce you to using DNA testing as a tool in your research. Learn the basics: the types of tests, who to test, where to test, how to test, how much it costs, what you get, & its practical application.

$10.00 Bookings essential. SAG members only.

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

Webinar - NSW Parish Registers - Joint Copy Project

Tuesday 21 July 2015

8.00-9.00PM AEST

Location: Your Place!  

Since 1974 the Society has been preserving church registers through the Joint Copy Project with the National Library in Canberra & the Mitchell Library in Sydney.  Find out what the JCP covers, why these records are important & how you can best use them.    
 
Presenter - Heather Garnsey
 
Cost - $10.00

SAG members only.

 

 
 

Recorded Webinar - Sydney's Cemeteries - Martyn Killion

This is a recording of a live webinar presented in 2014. 
 
Join Martyn Killion as he looks at Sydney’s major cemeteries and their records, with particular emphasis on what you can find from home.

It is available to SAG memberse only and is FREE. If you've always wondered how to join a webinar or had concerns whether your computer/tablet would allow you to participate - here's your chance to find out on us!

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

Webinar - Using the Ryerson Index

Tuesday 23 June 2015

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 John Graham, the coordinator of the Ryerson Index of death notices & obituaries in Australian newspapers, as he explores & demonstrates this wonderful resource & how it can help “kill off” your ancestors with newspapers & cemetery records

Bookings essential. SAG members only.

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

Webinar - Digging for Treasure - Using Online Newspapers

Digging for Treasure: Using Online Newspapers

Presenter: Michelle Patient

Wednesday 6 May 2015,  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). 
 
Online newspapers have revolutionised genealogy and broken down long held brickwalls for many researchers. Learn effective research strategies to apply when delving into online newspapers, along with an array of tips & tricks for online papers covering Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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.

Webinar - An A-Z of Victorian Occupations

Wednesday 18 June , 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). 
 
 
Have you found an ancestor but can’t understand their occupation? Professional local, social & family historian Kirsty Gray will outline some unusual occupations from the era.

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.