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Family history month

August is National Family History Month Australasia and State Library of Queensland joins various libraries, archives, genealogy societies and other organisations in celebrating this event. It's a great time to start exploring your family tree or follow new leads.

A group of four women and one man sitting outside a wooden house
Black & white First Nations family portrait outside a wooden building

Getting started

Our family history pages are a great place to start for family history research.

Who's Your Mob?

Discover key resources for First Nations family history research.

  • Getting started
  • Births, deaths and marriages
  • Station, mission, police and church records
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs
  • Tindale genealogical collection
  • Margaret Lawrie genealogical collection