Event 181029: “Basics” Oral History Workshop – Monday 29th October

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Event 181029: “Basics” Oral History Workshop – Monday 29th October

The Small Museums Conference – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow will be held in Roma, QLD from Friday 26 – Sunday 28 October 2018.  Oral History Queensland has been invited to run a “Basics” Oral History Workshop on Monday 29 October at the tail end of the conference.  This will be a great opportunity for conference attendees and anyone else, particularly in the Roma region to have a workshop facilitated by a very experienced oral historian.  The workshop which will cover the basics in recording oral histories, including: interviewing techniques, ethics and transcribing.  $100 OHQ Members, $120 Non OHQ Members.  See flyer here.  BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL – please contact Suzanne Mulligan, Oral History Queensland at mulligan53@iinet.net.au or phone on 07 3376 1865.

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Roma & District Family History Society Inc. – 17 McDowall Street


The Society’s aim is to collect, preserve, record and promote documents and other
items of use to local and non-local persons researching their family histories, with
an emphasis on Roma and district. The district includes the whole of the Maranoa
area, especially if those areas don not have their own local or family history group.
Roma Family History Lodge: 17 McDowall Street,
Postal Address: PO Box 877  Roma
Phone: (07) 4622 7322
Family history research requests: $35 via letter or email. We charge visitors $10 per visit for the use of our computer equipment, research help, etc. plus any printing or photocopier costs.
Membership per year: (due 1 July to 30 June):
Single $30
Family $40
Pensioner $20
Pensioner Couple $25
Membership Fee includes three copies of our newsletter “The Maranoa Enquirer” posted out to you. If you just want to receive “The Maranoa Enquirer” it costs $10 per year.
Can you help?
We have a great collection of old photos at the Roma History Lodge. Some from “The Western Star” before digital camera days, dating back to the 1960s through to 2000, but few are named or dated. Perhaps you can help?
Opening Hours:

Tuesday & Thursday 9:00am – 12:00noon
Saturday: 2:00 – 5:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am – 12noon


Information Submission

Below are PDF forms that you can download and fill out if you would like your information displayed on this site.

Activities and Events Form

Services and Business Form

Be sure to email them directly to romaforfamilies@gmail.com and attach a photo of your activity, business or logo.

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