Support for Regional Delegates

Regional Delegate Sponsorship Closed

Update: Applications closed at midnight 14 September 2018.

Thanks to the generous support of History Queensland Inc., the Conference Organising Committee is delighted to offer support to 2 regional delegates to assist them in attending the conference.

Support will be $500 towards airfares or travel costs.  In addition, arrangements can be made for billeting with a member of Caloundra Family History Research Inc. if required. Other accommodation options are on the website.

Conference Details

Dates
Friday 24 May: Free public family and local history Fair with free talks in the morning and educational classes/workshops in the afternoon (small charge);
Welcome Function for conference delegates 6 pm – 8 pm (incl. in registration)

Saturday 25 May: Conference begins with official opening and keynote speaker followed by 14 speakers in the two concurrent streams, one family history and one local history. The program will cover a broad range of topics and interests, including some for beginners, as well as more experienced researchers.
Conference Dinner – 2 course, cost $40

Sunday 26 May: Conference continues to midday with a keynote speaker and 6 speakers in the two streams.  The conferences ends at midday and will be followed by the History Queensland Annual General Meeting.

Venue: VENUE 114 (formerly known as Lake Kawana Community Centre) located at Bokarina on the Sunshine Coast

To apply for regional support

  • You must be a resident of Queensland.
  • You must belong to an organisation that is a member of History Queensland (HQ).
  • Your application must be endorsed by that organisation.
  • You must be a resident of a local council area outside south-east Queensland. That is, outside all the following local council areas:

City of Brisbane
Gold Coast City
City of Ipswich
Logan City
Lockyer Valley Region
Moreton Bay Region
Noosa Shire
Redland City
Scenic Rim Region
Somerset Region
Sunshine Coast Region

  • You must do a presentation to your society after the conference and write a short piece to go in HQ News about the conference.

If you wish to apply for support, download the Support for Regional Delegates PDF Application Form, complete, scan* and email it to info@wavesintime2019.org.au. Alternatively post to Waves in Time 2019 Conference, P0 Box 968, Caloundra QLD 4551 to reach the committee before the closing date – 14 September 2018.

The Committee will consider all applications and make a decision on 15 October 2018.

Successful applicants will be advised by 18 October 2018.

The Committee’s decision regarding the successful applicants will be final.

For more information, email: info@wavesintime2019.org.au

* If a scanner is not available many mobile phones can take good photos of the form and email it directly from the phone to info@wavesintime2019.org.au.

 Waves in Time is supported by History Queensland Inc.

Queensland map sourced under creative commons license from https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2e/Qld-regions-map.gif and https://www.business.qld.gov.au/invest/queenslands-regional-locations/map-of-queensland-regions.