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Thursday, August 11, 2005

News Flash: Genealogist Profits from Life's Work

From the (Northam, Australia) Avon Valley Advertiser:

State buys Jan's lifetime genealogy work

Thursday, 11 August 2005

NORTHAM'S Jan Goodacre has seen the vindication of 35 years' work with the sale of her database on Western Australia's Aboriginal genealogy to the State Government.

Price has not been disclosed but Jan admits it is a "considerable sum".

A presentation will be made to Jan this Friday by the Minister for Community development Sheila McHale, but the cheque has already been banked with some of the proceeds buying a home in suburban Perth.

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