Genealogy Sunshine Coast

Family history, local history, worldwide resources for research

All welcome - bring a friend

Due to restrictions in place for the COVID-19 situation,

Genealogy Sunshine Coast Resource Centre

will now open on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 4.30pm each week as of November 2020.

Numbers are limited to 20 people in the building and you will be requested to follow the current handwashing and social distancing rules to keep all of our volunteers and researchers safe and well.

Please do not visit if you have any cold and flu symptoms - we can assist you via email or phone with any research queries.

We thank you for your patience and encourage you to email us on with any queries you may have regarding family and local history research.

We are still able to research from home to help you with your research and we are also updating our Facebook page with new tips and ideas for your research.

We look forward to hearing from you - it's a great time to actually get around to delving into some family research, so don't hesitate to contact us.. we love the challenge of solving a mystery!

Find us on Facebook for daily updates and news...

LIKE us on Facebook to follow the tips and ideas from many related family history and local history pages with unique and useful information to help you with your research.


To honour and remember all of our servicemen and women,

telling their story is one way your family can bring their contribution and sacrifice to the fore and make others aware of the full story and their part in our collective history.

We will always remember them and appreciate their service.

Sharing their story with family is a memorable experience for all and each of your skills and memories will help build a detailed picture for your children and grandchildren to appreciate over time.

We have created a list of useful sites for researching military history and records in Australia -

If you need help with researching you can email

or message or post a comment on our Genealogy Sunshine Coast Facebook site..

Visit our Genealogy Sunshine Coast Resource Centre in Petrie Park Nambour

Monday from 9 till 4.30 pm

Tuesday from 9 till 4.30 pm

Wednesday - closed

Thursday from 9 till 4.30 pm

Friday - closed

1st and 3rd Saturday from from 9 till 4.30 pm - see GSC calendar for days open and events

Feel the need to volunteer ?

Come and meet our team of indexers and scanners and many wonderful folk who all help to create a fantastic community resource.

Learn new skills as you go.. discover a whole new world


See what fantastic resources we have to help with family and local history research

15000 items, books, microfiche, journals, maps, CD's, DVD's, newspaper clippings, computer indexes.... this is your

chance to discover the wealth of family history information available for research.

Come and meet our helpful volunteer librarians and researchers.... discover your family and your history!

Check out our latest online catalogues of some of our collection..

GSC Resource Centre

GSC Resource Centre Collection Guides