Sponsors

National Family History Month is only possible because of the generous support of our major sponsors and prize sponsors. Their support is greatly appreciated.

2017 Major Sponsors (in alphabetical order) also assist with promotion and publicity for NFHM through their own e-newsletters, blogs and social media outlets. We thank them for sharing these resources with us. Please visit their websites by clicking on the links below.

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2017 Launch Sponsor – The National Archives of Australia have been launch sponsor since 2006 and we thank them for their continuous support over the years.

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2017 Prize Sponsors (in alphabetical order) – As well as donating the prizes, our sponsors also assist with promotion and publicity for NFHM through their own e-newsletters, blogs and social media outlets. We thank them for sharing these resources with us. Please visit their websites by clicking on the links below.

Note: Instructions on how to enter the competition are in the terms and conditions. The competition opens on 1 August 2017 and closes on 29 August 2017.

  1. Instructions on how to enter forms part of these Conditions of Entry.
  2. Entry is only open to Australian genealogy and family history societies and individuals living in Australia.
  3. The giveaway commences on 1 August 2017 and entries close on 29 August 2017.
  4. The winning entries will be drawn at Townsville, QLD on 2 September at an event hosted by the Family History Association of North Queensland.
  5. Australian genealogy and family history societies with events listed in the NFHM web calendar will be automatically entered into the prize draw for societies. Individuals can enter the prize draw by simply sending an email to info@familyhistorymonth.org.au and include your name, postcode and which prize or prizes you would like to win. Individuals can only try to win those prizes designated for individuals.
  6. Email addresses submitted as part of the giveaway are not used for any other purpose.
  7. Prize winners will be notified by email within 7 days of the prize draw and winners names will be published on the NFHM home page.
  8. Prizes are not transferable, exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
  9. No responsibility is taken for late, non-delivered emails or incomplete emails.
  10. Where travel is involved in the prize, the winner will be responsible for meals, spending money, transport to and from departure and arrival points, travel insurance and all other ancillary costs unless otherwise stated. Prizes as listed on the NFHM sponsors page on www.familyhistorymonth.org.au.
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One 12 month membership of AFFHO for each State/Territory (for societies not already an AFFHO member) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winners

NSW      Central Coast Family History Society

QLD        Family History Association of North Queensland

VIC         Gisborne Genealogical Group

WA         Family History Society of Rockingham & Districts

 

No eligible societies in TAS, NT or ACT

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Five 12 month subscriptions to World Heritage (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winners:

Neville Brown 4870

June Carthew 4811

Ralph Fitzpatrick 6023

Liz Ryan 2084

Lyn Watt 6018

Five Ancestry DNA kits (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winners:

Donna Brook 4560

Ken Deuble 4817

Joy Emmett 3136

Kerry Farmer 2099

Elizabeth Keong 4510

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One twelve month subscription (for societies – to be used on one computer terminal only) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winner:

Liverpool Genealogy Society

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A DX 70 Doxie Flip scanner for scanning of photos, notebooks etc (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winner:

Brenda Ney 4022

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Two 12 month world subscriptions  (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winners:

Jeff Gunns 4557

Anne Sutherland 4510

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One $50 voucher and three $20 vouchers (four prizes) (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winner:

Jan Partridge 4560 $50 voucher

 Winners:

Jennie Gay 5000 $20 voucher

Jackie van Bergen 2072 $20 voucher

Anne Young 3350 $20 voucher

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One $100 voucher towards an ADBA special collection (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above. One $200 voucher towards an ADBA special collection (for societies) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winners:

Kerry Jones 3090 $100 voucher 

Tasmanian Family History Society – Launceston Branch $200 voucher

 

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One 12 month subscription to Going In-Depth digital genealogy magazine (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winner:

Maxine Amos 4812

4463 DNA Ancestry Box copy

Two DNA test kits (for individuals). Please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winners:

Karen Beale 4817

Joan Dennis 4814

Garth Book 2 Cover FINAL

One copy of Lynette McDermott’s The Garth Trilogy, the second book in a series based on her 10 years of research into her family history from her 4 direct descendants who were on the First Fleet and spans over 130 years (for individuals). Please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winner:

Brenda Ney 4022

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A $200 voucher for a photobook (for individuals). Please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winner:

Terri Usher 6149

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Two complete plans, each for one year. A complete plan includes a PremiumPlus family site subscription, as well as a data subscription (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winners:

Carmel Galvin 4566

Charlotte Sale 4032

National Institute of Genealogical Studies

Every participant will receive a complimentary online course from a predetermined choice of four (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above. Courses to choose from:

  • Methodology Part 1:Getting Started
  • Social Media for the Wise Genealogist
  • Google tools
  • Connecting Families Virtually & Online

A gift certificate for any online course from a choice of over 200 courses (for every genealogy/family history society that adds their event to the NFHM web calendar before 30 June 2017 – please read the Terms and Conditions above. The certificate can be used for fundraising eg raffles, door prizes etc during August or can be used to reward a society member for their volunteer work).

Winners

27 Societies were offered the earlybird prize. 88 individuals accepted the offer of one of the choice of four courses. 

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A presentation box with 10 archival polyester sleeves (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above. A free attendance at one of our workshops in Sydney, in either first (April) or second (August) semester, their choice depending on subjects offered. Worth $350 (for societies) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winners:

Diane Smith 2776

Botany Bay Family History Society

 

5 prizes of 5 images each of Queensland BDMs  (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winners:

Melissa Dance 4659

William Dudley 2615

Rae Hawkins 4869

Erica Smith 4504

Anne Young 3350

One $150 voucher for research services  (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winner:

Peter Bottrell 6152

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One $50 voucher Unlock the Past guide books (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above. Two $100 Unlock the Past cruise vouchers (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winner:

Lyn Watt 6018 $50 voucher books

Liana Fitzpatrick 6023 $100 voucher cruises

Chris Wright 4701 $100 voucher cruises

 

Upcoming events

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