Family History Feast 2017 live stream

Family History Feast 2017

State Library Victoria hosted its 14th annual Family History Feast on 21 August 2017.

This year, the ever-popular program offered free information sessions based on the topic of researching maps and land records.

The event was live-streamed on the day and is still available for viewing on this page. 

Talks & times

05:20 Exploring Koorie history and genealogy by John Patten, Manager Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Museums Victoria
56:47 Overview of Public Record Office Victoria land records by Charlie Farrugia, Senior Collections Advisor, Public Record Office Victoria
01:54:15 Care and preservation of your family history collection by Conservation staff, State Library Victoria
03:11:21 Farmland and manor houses to air fields and hospitals: military property acquisition during WWII by Terrie Page, Assistant Director Access and Communication, Victorian State Office, National Archives of Australia
03:47:00 From cattle yards to war workers: the plan collection of Bendigo Regional Archives Centre by Dr Michele Matthews, Archives Officer, Bendigo Regional Archives Centre
04:17:11 Family history on the map by Sarah Ryan, Coordinator Map Collection, State Library Victoria
04:54:50 2017 Don Grant Memorial Lecture: Families and land – land settlement and the role of families, Victoria 1870–1940 by Dr Charles Fahey, Convener History Program, Department of Archaeology and History, La Trobe University