Welcome to National Family History Month (NFHM) which is held in Australia every August,
an initiative of AFFHO (Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations).

Family history and genealogy is one of the most popular hobbies around the world. There are over 250,000 Australians who are members of family history related organisations and the month has broad appeal across Australia. Libraries, archives and other organisations also participate in National Family History Month.

During August events will be conducted across Australia and online that focus on genealogy, family history, heraldry and related subjects. Check your state for details of local events and remember to check online events which you can do at home.

2018 Major Sponsors

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Registrar-General Queensland
For Historical Birth, Marriage and Death Records
2018 Launch Event and Sponsor
Once again, we welcome the National Archives as our launch sponsor. Launch event will be Wednesday
1 August 2018, at the State Library of Tasmania, 91 Murray St, HOBART. Co-hosts will be LINC Tasmania.


2018 Family History Month Closing Event
The closing event this year will be held at the Geelong Family History Group, 51 Little Malop Street, Geelong, on 30 August, from 1:00pm. Amongst other activity, the prize draws will be held.

Upcoming Events


Coffs Harbour, Australia
02 6651 6126 during opening hours
01/08/2018 10:00 AM


Kyabram, Australia
03 5481 2400
01/08/2018 10:00 AM


Kyabram, Australia
03 5481 2400
01/08/2018 11:30 AM


Kyabram, Australia
03 5481 2400
01/08/2018 2:00 PM


Hobart, Australia
01/08/2018 2:00 PM


(02) 9247 3953
01/08/2018 8:00 PM