Membership of Central Queensland Family History Association entitles you to the following services:-

  • The C.Q. Genie-ologist Journal - 3 per year.

  • Free Research advertising in the Association Journal.

  • Free access to all research material and microfiche readers.

  • Use of the Library at the Club Rooms, 16 Highway St., North Rockhampton during opening hours

  • Country members will be provided with 5 hours of research with specific information from our library holdings.

Monthly Meetings

  • Monthly meetings are held at two monthly intervals and on the first Saturday of that month (except January).

  • Meetings are held at the Association's Library Room at 16 Highway St, North Rockhampton commencing at 10:00am.


  • CQFHA publishes a journal, 'The C.Q. Genie-ologist", which is complimentary for members.

  • Members are invited to advertise in the journal free of charge, and submit stories.

Borrowing of Resources

  • Free library borrowing - 2 books & 4 journals at a time, (reference material excepted) - See the Librarian on duty for further information.

  • Free assistance from experienced researchers.


  • Our extensive range of resources in the library will provide you with the opportunity to discover the wealth of family history available for research.

  • Scroll down the page for a brief summary of some valuable resources to assist with your research.

Out of Town Members

  • Country members will be provided with 5 hours of research with specific information from our library holdings.

  • Additional research for members or research for NON MEMBERS by the Association, a fee of $25.00 per hour will be charged. This minimum payment is required before commencement of research.

This is Non Refundable.

Members Only Access

Access to the 'Members Only' section of this website.

  • Access to exchanges journals from Australia and overseas.

  • Additional library resources and indexes.

(If you are a member and do not have a login, please email for access).

Annual Membership Fees

Annual Period 1st July to 30th June

Single Membership: $45.00 - an additional $10.00 if journal is required to be posted.

Immediate Family (at the same address) : $55.00 - and additional $10 if journal is required to be posted

Subscription - Journal Only : $30.00 within Australia includes postage

Overeas -Journal Only: $40.00 includes postage

Overseas Membership (download journal): $45.00 ( Includes ejournal)

Overseas Membership with posted journal: $75.00 (includes postage)

Pro-rata fees may be available for those joining part-way through the year - please talk to the Librarian on duty.

Renewal of fees becomes due on 1 July each year

A constantly growing library of research material, with an extensive microfiche collection as well as a comprehensive list of paper based records, including:

  • The latest British I.G.I.,

  • Civil Registration Indexes,

  • British 1881 Census,

  • Shipping lists,

  • Gazetteers,

  • G.R.D.,

  • Almanacs etc,

  • and receives journals from many Genealogical and Family History Societies throughout Australasia, England, Ireland and Scotland.

The Central Queensland Family History Association is a member of History Queensland, the Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations and the Federation of Family History Societies in the U.K.

Complete the Membership Form and email it to

you will be contacted with how to pay