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Newsletter – April 2023

By April 3, 2023No Comments

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2023!

2023 is a milestone for the Orange Family History Group. The Orange Family History Group was formed forty years ago, in 1983.

The time capsule in Robertson Park to be unearthed in June, White Crosses at the Orange Cemetery, Christine Stewart talks about Collits’ Inn, History of the Banjo Paterson Writing Awards, view the newly digitised newspaper The Orange Star, Orange Festival of Arts collection now available to view on Recollect Central West, Lord Carrington archives tour, Blackman Family, Centenary of Soldiers’ Memorial Avenue in Orange, help us identify photographs, publications for sale ….

all this and much, much more …

Exciting news hot off the press …

To anybody who has been following with baited breath the ongoing issue of funding for TROVE, we have received advice TODAY…. The National Library of Australia’s beloved online portal Trove has been saved from the threat of imminent closure after a cash injection of $33 million from the Albanese government… You can read more in the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper article announcement dated 3 April 2023 or by following this link.