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Altona Library

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123 Queen St
Altona, VIC 3018 Australia
1300 462 542 https://libraries.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/altona-library

Upcoming Events

April 2021

Finding Families

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Altona Library, 123 Queen St
Altona, VIC 3018 Australia
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Hobsons Bay Libraries' experienced heritage staff will demonstrate how to search for your ancestors across a variety of online platforms, including Victorian Births Deaths and Marriages records, Ancestry, historic newspapers, and immigration records. Find out important family dates, where your ancestors worked, and what they did for a living. Recommended for beginners. Basic computer skills recommended. Bookings are essential and spaces are limited. This event is part of the Australian Heritage Festival.

May 2021

Waltzing Matilda: Australia’s Accidental Anthem

May 18 @ 6:30 pm
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Free
Altona Library, 123 Queen St
Altona, VIC 3018 Australia
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The song that started as an accidental collaboration in outback Queensland in 1895 caused the death of a seven-year relationship and went on to inspire a nation during WWII. Author and criminal barrister Benjamin Lindner presents a forensic history of the events, the people and the places that led to the writing of Australia’s most famous song. Bookings are essential and spaces are limited.

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