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Webinar - Tuesday 20 August 2019 - Thursday 31 October 2019 08:00pm - 05:00pm
Webinar season ticket - August to October 2019

Only available until Monday 19 August

By booking a Webinar Season Ticket you will be able to view every standard webinar we hold between Aug-Oct, either live or by watching the recording later.

You book and pay once. We'll set you up in each webinar and send you the confirmation link.

And in addition you'll get one webinar free - so this quarter you get 6  for the price of 5. (The season ticket does not include the webinar course on Genome Mate Pro.)

The webinars covered by the Season Ticket this quarter are:

  • Why should I test my DNA, Michelle Patient (pre-recorded. link provided upon purchase of season ticket)
  • Fantastic German church books and where to find them, Ben Hollister, 20 August
  • Enhance your genealogy research with Facebook, Jill Ball, 9 September
  • Four sources for New Zealand family history, Fiona Brooker, 24 September
  • Have you finished your family history?, Danielle Lautrec, 17 October
  • Biographical Database of Australia, Michael Flynn, 21 October
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Library Tour - Saturday 19 October 2019 09:00am - 10:00am
Free Library Tour – Where do I start at the SAG library?

Location: 2/379 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

Free, members only but bookings are essential

Get an overview of the services and resources at the Library. Explore highlights of the collections and take a guided tour. Why not stay on after the tour and do some research? Limit 10.

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Research/Software Group - Saturday 19 October 2019 10:30am - 12:30pm
Legacy Software Group

Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

Convenor: Beverly Hyssett   Bookings essential: $12 members, $17 non-members

Discover ways to maximise the benefits of this family history software program. Learn from others, share tips and ask questions.

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Research/Software Group - Saturday 19 October 2019 01:30pm - 03:30pm
DNA Research Group – Beginners

Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

Presenter: Christine Woodlands   Bookings essential: $12 members, $17 non-members

Learn the first steps of interpreting your DNA test results to help you understand how you relate to your matches. We will include a summary of basic DNA concepts and there will be plenty of time for questions.

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Webinar - Monday 21 October 2019 08:00pm - 09:00pm
Biographical Database of Australia

Location: Your place!

Presenter: Michael Flynn   Bookings essential: $12, Members only

Find out what the Biographical Database of Australia holds and how it can help your family history research. Get an update on newly added content, such as immigration records.

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External Tour - Wednesday 23 October 2019 10:30am - 12:30pm
Waverley Cemetery Tour

External tour: Meet at St Thomas & Trafalgar Streets, Bronte 

Bookings essential: $25 members, $30 non-members

Enjoy a walk through this magnificent cemetery, visiting monuments of politicians, murder victims, authors, poets and criminals; including Dorothea Mackellar and Henry Lawson, Sir Francis Forbes, the magnificent Irish Monument to the 1789 rebellion and Nosey Bob, the State’s executioner! Not suitable for people with mobility issues. Limit 15

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Research/Software Group - Saturday 26 October 2019 10:30am - 12:30pm
DNA Research Group – Intermediate

Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

Convenor: Veronica Williams   Bookings essential: $12 members, $17 non-members

Confirming DNA matches through triangulation. We will explore the different ways to use the tools on each of the main testing sites – FTDNA, My Heritage, 23andMe, GEDmatch and DNAGedcom. Suitable for intermediate DNA researchers.

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Research/Software Group - Saturday 26 October 2019 01:30pm - 03:30pm
DNA Research Group – Advanced

Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

Bookings essential: $12 members, $17 non-members

Learnings from ‘DNA Down Under’. What changes do we need to make in our research? Are there important issues that we need to input into our 2020 agenda?

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Webinar - Tuesday 29 October 2019 08:00pm - 09:00pm
Genome Mate Pro webinar course

Location: Your place!

Presenter: Veronica Williams   Bookings essential: $35, Members only (fee is for 3 parts)

This is a 3-part webinar course. Part 1 = 29 October, Part 2 = 12 November, Part 3 = 26 November

This is an online discussion to learn about using Genome Mate Pro. The discussion will be facilitated by Veronica and participants are expected to have watched YouTube videos and other materials such as the DNA Geek blog. Internet, headphones and microphone are required.

Part 1 - Help, Options, Creating Profiles and introduction to Data Imports

Part 2 - Data Imports revision, allocating sides, defining segments to ancestors

Part 3 - Chromosome analysis, Segment Maps Links to the YouTube videos and other material will be provided to registrants.