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Other links

The links immediately below (from two sides of the Atlantic) are recommended, not only to societies starting up, but may also be useful for established historical societies for ideas about things that you could or should be doing.

    British Association for Local History

    Starting a local history group

The above practical, common-sense guide covers all the essential considerations in starting a local history group and although British, 99% of the advice is equally relevant to Australia.

    Manitoba Historical Society

    How to form a local historical society

    How to collect the history of your area

The above links (from the U.S.) also cover the basic things to be considered in starting a historical society. There are only a couple of references that might be unfamiliar to an Australian reader.


Australia’s Community Heritage

Heritage - Australia

Heritage - Australian Capital Territory

Heritage - New South Wales

Heritage - Northern Territory

Heritage - Queensland

Heritage - South Australia

Heritage - Tasmania

Heritage - Victoria

Australian Heritage

Blue Shield Australia

Professional Historians Australia

Oral History Australia

Cora Num's Web Sites for Genealogists

Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra

Society of Australian Genealogists

Genealogical Society of the Northern Territory

Genealogcal Society of Queensland

Genealogy SA

Tasmanian Family History Society

Genealogical Society of Victoria

Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies

Western Australian Genealogical Society

National Library of Australia

Australian Library & Information Association

National Archives of Australia

Australian Society of Archivists

National Trust of Australia

Australia ICOMOS

Museums Australia

Journal of Australian Studies

Australian Historical Studies