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For Help with Family History

The Family History Association of North Queensland ( can arrange for someone to work with you on your family history project

They have community members with research skills in local and family history who are very adept at finding sources and giving advice and guidance.  They can also put you in contact with professional researchers based in Cairns and Brisbane.

There is a charge for FHANQ’s services, but they are able to dedicate time to helping you with your project.

You can contact them to find out more about what they can do for you by visiting their website or calling (07) 4728 2833

To find the contact details for other Family History organisations that may be able to help, see the section on organisations.

For Help with JCU University Library Resources

Infohelp team at the James Cook University Library is happy to assist you with accessing the material in our collection.

If you want to see some of the material we hold in our Archives or the North Queensland Collection, you can contact the Special Collections Librarian on (07) 4781 5002