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Photographers can get to the heart of a news story in a single shot – hear from experts on photojournalism in Australia and the world.
Amateur genealogist Diana Hookham speaks at Family History Feast 2014 on researching her husband's multicultural family.
Speaking at Family History Feast 2014, Moya McFadzean shares insights into Museum Victoria's treasure trove of migrant narratives.
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