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Welcome to the Society of Australian Genealogists

The SAG has been helping people trace family history for over 80 years. Located in the Sydney CBD, we have a world-class library and manuscript collection, much of which is unique. We run an active programme of lectures, workshops, seminars and tours, have a shop selling books,  charts and software and can give advice on all aspects of genealogy. We look forward to helping you uncover your family's history.

Latest News

  • Hurry! Entries close midnight 31 May for the 2016 Croker Prize for Biography More here

  • Ancestry has transferred FTM to The Software MacKiev Company, based in Boston USA. 

    The first upgrade release for FTM2014 and Mac3 is coming soon and will include some minor bug fixes and a number of new backgrounds for charts and reports.  This upgrade will be FREE to all uses of the current software.

    SAG has limited stock of FTM2014 and Mac3 available. Buy now from our online shop and enjoy the 3 or 6 month subscription to Ancestry.

    The new stock, when available, will cost around A$101 for software only.  It will no longer include a subscription to Ancestry.  So buy now from the SAG online shop.


  • Hear the latest about Congress 2018 here - we've just announced the venue and dates.



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Mix with experts in your particular field of interest with the range of research and computer user groups, which meet regularly at SAG - they might help you over that brick wall..

A problem shared is often a problem solved – let our volunteers, researchers and members help you.