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Alex Daw
Works at Moreton Bay Regional Council
Attended University of Canberra
Lived in Sydney
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What's On - Friday 28 August - Thursday 3 September 2015
Tingalpa Cemetery Sit down a while and plan your week ahead...there's sure to be something here that takes your fancy....don't forget to check the calendar for the last week of #NFHM too..... Saturday 29 August 9:15am -12:00pm Murder and Mayhem at the Royal...
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What's On - Friday 21 August - Thursday 27 August 2015
YININMADYEMI Thou didst let fall artwork by Tony Albert in Hyde Park Sydney to commemorate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who served in the military It's been another full week as part of National Family History Month and we're getting ...
YININMADYEMI Thou didst let fall artwork by Tony Albert in Hyde Park Sydney to commemorate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who served in the military It's been another full week as part of National Family...
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What's On - Friday 7 August - Thursday 13 August
Tingalpa Chapel  Once again, my weekly post seems a little redundant in the face of the fabulous National Family History Month calendar.  Please do make sure you check it out first as the list below will really only be some highlights and other bits and bob...
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What's On Thursday 31 July - Friday 6 August
Garden Door in Bali Oh my goodness....we are on the threshold of National Family History Month  initiated by AFFHO and what treats lay in store when we open the door! To find out what's on in Queensland in August click here.   If you want to participate in ...
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What's on Friday 10 - Thursday 16 July
Ceremony by the "Joan of Arc" statue out-side the Melbourne Public Library on France's Nation Day 14/7/44 Argus Newspaper Collection of Photographs, State Library of Victoria. Happy Bastille Day for next Tuesday everyone! Here's what's on around Brisbane an...
Ceremony by the "Joan of Arc" statue out-side the Melbourne Public Library on France's Nation Day 14/7/44 Argus Newspaper Collection of Photographs, State Library of Victoria. Happy Bastille Day for next Tuesday everyone! ...
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What's on - Family and Local History events 3-9 July
Congress 2015 in Canberra earlier this year It's school holidays and what better time to introduce budding historians to the wonders of history and museums?  Commissariat Store Museum - Tuesday to Friday 10:00am-4pm Adult $6/Children $3 - Family $12 The Com...
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Sepia Saturday293 - 22 August 2015
This week's prompt from Sepia Saturday gave one much food for thought - pun entirely intended. One thought much about whether one had photos of cafes or canteens or shopping but one realised that one has posted them before here.   I decided instead to focus...
This week's prompt from Sepia Saturday gave one much food for thought - pun entirely intended. One thought much about whether one had photos of cafes or canteens or shopping but one realised that one has posted them before he...
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What's On - Friday 14th August - Thursday 20th August
Cemetery Tour Redcliffe April 2015 I hope you are enjoying National Family History Month - there's certainly plenty on to pique your interest.  Don't forget to tick off Shauna Hicks 31 Activities for Researchers , will you?  Here is a just a taste of what's...
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Sepia Saturday 290 - 1 August 2015
Alan Burnett from Sepia Saturday says What better way to spend the day? Book into a smart hotel, relax with a glass of whatever you fancy, sit back and think about design. Our Sepia Saturday theme image this week comes from the Flickr stream of the Internet...
Alan Burnett from Sepia Saturday says What better way to spend the day? Book into a smart hotel, relax with a glass of whatever you fancy, sit back and think about design. Our Sepia Saturday theme image this week comes fro...
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What's On ! Friday 24 July - Thursday 30 July
Private A.R. Quinn of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry with an accordion, Gambarie, Italy, September 1943 Lieut. Terry F. Rowe. Canada. Department of National Defense. Library and Archives Canada, PA-115155 / Creative /Commons Licence Thank you f...
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Alan from Sepia Saturday says: The Smithsonian Museum is the United States National Museum and therefore it is appropriate for Sepia Saturday 286 which falls on the 4th July to feature an illustration from their archives. This call is going up early because...
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Sepia Saturday 285 : 27 June 2015
The Floral Clock, Hove PT3194 Alan from Sepia Saturday says: The hotel in our theme image is never around the corner (or always around the corner) depending on how you look at things. It is an old postcard of the Chittenden Hotel in Columbus Ohio and put me...
The Floral Clock, Hove PT3194 Alan from Sepia Saturday says: The hotel in our theme image is never around the corner (or always around the corner) depending on how you look at things. It is an old postcard of the Chitte...
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Education
  • University of Canberra
    Master of Information Studies, 2013
  • University of South Australia
    Graduate Diploma in Management (Arts)
  • University of Queensland
    Bachelor of Arts (Double Major Sociology)
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Librarian and Family Historian
Introduction
Currently working at the Moreton Bay Region Council Library service.

I am an avid reader, family historian and knitter, time permitting.

I volunteer in the QFHS Library at Gaythorne once or twice a month.
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One long-suffering husband, two fabulous children (now adults) and lots of gorgeous friends.
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Librarian
Employment
  • Moreton Bay Regional Council
    Operations Supervisor, 2011 - present
  • Arts Queensland
    Casual Project Officer 2011, 2011 - 2011
  • Australian Film Television and Radio School
    Manager Qld, 1989 - 2011
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation
    Various, 1982 - 1989
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
    Urban Collector, 2011 - 2011
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Sydney - Melbourne - Canberra - Edinburgh - Brisbane
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My son posted this to me on Facebook recently. I thought it was quite funny so am sharing. It's good to see he's interested in my activities

My Own "When I Was Young" Geneameme Responses | Lonetester HQ
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If you'd like to know a little about my childhood, have a read of my own response to the "When I Was Young" Geneameme ...

Love the Liberry: Nice try
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A customer apparently lost the DVD artwork for this movie and very kindly made us a replacement, including the barcode and everything! Poste

The Lineage Trap
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Back in May of 2014, I used the term “lineage trap” to refer to the distortion of historical research and its representation resulting from

My National Family History Month Activities for 2014 | Lonetester HQ
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National Family History Month has been and gone already. And throughout the month I recorded my own list of Family History Month activities.

Watch This Space
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Last week Alex Daw of Family Tree Frog invited bloggers to join her in a blog-tweaking weekend. Perfect Timing! My blogiversary is around th

Using Old Maps
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I have done a lot of work with maps and searches for maps. As a geologist, making and using maps were great part of my work. They were inval

Genealogy Notes 8-14 July 2014 A History Conference and other news
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Since the last Diary I have been in Brisbane attending the annual Australian Historical Association history conference. While mostly academi

15. [Veronica Fury] - Get A Freakin Life
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So, I’m sitting in our fav cafe and Andrew says to me about Veronica Fury, “Now Nic … more »

Twigs of Yore - Blog: Mapping family locations with Google Maps
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While planning my research trip to Melbourne, I noticed that Google Maps will allow you to import a list of addresses to plot. It's amazing

Rudd & Duncan Families - Gold Coast Pioneers
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Glenn Tozer, Rudd & Duncan, Mudgeeraba Pioneers

Write Me A Letter
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Letter To Grace I am calling for participants to write me a letter! I am a final year university arts student, and looking at how for my gen

Sepia Saturday 194 : Eureka
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This week's Sepia Saturday theme concerns sewing a flag and being from Ballarat I must talk about Eureka and it's flag. The pictures below w

British Government records released under new twenty year rule
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The British Government has commenced the release of files from twenty years ago to the National Archives, following the change from a thirty

Free Postage?
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New England, Newburyport Massachusetts, post office, Postcard, google earth, hurricane, 1938

Thing 1 : Twitter : 23mobilethings
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DISCOVER: What is Twitter? Twitter is a real-time information network sharing short messages called “tweets” that are just 140 characters lo

Winners of CAPIThetiCAL competition
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Western Australian landscape architecture firm Ecoscape has won $70,000 for its submission of a hypothetical Australian capital city as part

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World - Flavorwire
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Book arrived speedily and in perfect condition for a Christmas gift. Thanks.
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