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35 years of service

For 35 years Shirley Babis has been at the State Library of WA helping the public seek out answers to the puzzles in their family trees.

At the Annual Volunteers lunch in December last year, Shirley was a awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for her extraordinary service, by the Board of the Library, the Hon. John Day. 

Shirley is pictured with FHWA President, Garth Walter (left) receiving her award,

The State Library Volunteers, headed up by Marilyn Dimond, are the largest and longest serving group of volunteers at the library and were awarded Fellow of the Library Board in 2021 in recognition of their outstanding work.

New volunteers are always welcome. If you are interested in joining them, contact our Volunteer Liaison Coordinator.

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Acknowledgement of Country

FamilyHistoryWA acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Australians and Traditional Custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.