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.

2016 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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2016 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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2016 Media Sponsor -Inside History magazine has been a prize sponsor since 2013 when the prizes giveaway was introduced. In 2016 they are sponsoring a substantial media package in the May-Jun and Jul-Aug issues of the magazine and a two week spot on the Inside History website during August.

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2016 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 2016 and closes on 28 August 2016.

  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 2016 and entries close on 28 August 2016.
  4. The winning entries will be drawn at a seminar at Noosaville Library on 31 August 2016.
  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 Hornsby Shire FHG

QLD Gold Coast FHS

SA Dublin HG

VIC Echuca-Moama FHG

WA Busselton GS

No eligible societies in TAS, NT or ACT

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

Winners:

Jill Ball NSW

Donna Brook QLD

Lorna Cross WA

John Force VIC

Ann Metcher QLD

Rebecca Oehm NSW

Maureen Trotter VIC

Judith Whale QLD

Jacqui Wood WA

Chris Wright QLD

2015 AFTC

One twelve month subscription (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winner:

Tracey Causer QLD

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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:

Redlands Genealogical Society QLD

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Portable photo scanner and slide scanner – one prize (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winner:

Jacqui Wood WA

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3 Flip Pal mobile scanners for eligible history related organisations who “Publish” the most “Threads” on FindersCafe during August. You will find the idea behind Finders Cafe on YouTube “Finders Cafe”. It is free to use and you retain copyright. The top 3 will each receive a Flip Pal mobile scanner.

To be eligible for the prizes, simply register as an  “Individual Member”, then start an “Organisation” account, by going to the Finders Cafe home page, at the bottom and click “Join us – Organisations”.

(Organisations only, not for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winners:

Enoggera & Districts Historical Society QLD

Mitchelton State School Community Collection QLD

Windsor & Districts Historical Society QLD

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Two $50 vouchers (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winners:

Fran Kitto QLD

Robyn Murray WA

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All Australian national and state directories collection – value $1200
493 directories from all states on USB drive (for societies) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winner:

Tweed Gold Coast FHS NSW

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History Queensland State Conference 2017 – Footsteps in Time

Conference registration only (Saturday & Sunday) including morning and afternoon teas and lunch on Saturday and free access to the fair on Friday.  It does not include either the Meet and Greet or the Conference Dinner.   (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winner:

Judy Lofthouse QLD

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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:

Wendy Mulligan NSW

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One 12 month subscription (for Australian societies) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

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

Winners:

Cairns & District FHS QLD

Chris Goopy QLD

Kylie Willison SA

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One gift voucher to the value of $350.00 (for societies) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

One gift voucher to the value of $150.00 (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above.

Winners: 

Echuca-Moama FHG VIC

Wendy Mulligan NSW

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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:

Bob McAllister QLD

Jan Partridge QLD

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 2016 – 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:

Judy Lofthouse QLD

Jacqui Wood WA

Chris Goopy QLD

David Wheeler QLD

Jenni Gay SA

Kerryn Dixon-Ward VIC

Chris Wright QLD

Jennifer Lydon WA

Laurel Hellyer WA

Wendy Mulligan NSW

Les Whale QLD

Jan Partridge QLD

Judith Whale QLD

Aust Soc of Lacemakers of Calais NSW

Bankstown FHS NSW

Botany Bay FHS NSW

Busselton GS WA

Central Qld FHA QLD

Coffs Harbour District FHS NSW

Dublin HG SA

GSQ QLD

GSV VIC

Gold Coast FHS QLD

Hervey Bay FH Association QLD

Hornsby Shire FHG NSW

Narre Warren & District FHS VIC

Port Macquarie & District FHG NSW

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Redlands GS QLD

Tasmanian FHS Hobart Branch TAS

Toowoomba & Darling Downs FHS QLD

Tweed Gold Coast FHS NSW

Wagga Wagga & District FHS NSW

Warrnambool FHG VIC

West Gippsland GS VIC

WAGS WA

Wodonga FHS VIC

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One lovely archival presentation box (black book cloth) with some archival polyester sleeves, approx $155 (for individuals) – please read the Terms and Conditions above

One prize of archival storage products to the value of $200 to be chosen by the winner (for societies) – please read the Terms and Conditions above

Winners:

Dublin HG SA

Lorna Cross WA

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

Winners:

Jill Ball NSW

Chris Goopy QLD

Milli Kafcaloudis QLD

David Wheeler QLD

Jacqui Wood WA

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

Winner:

Diane Muschalla QLD

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One $100 voucher Unlock the Past publications (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 (UTP publications):

Jan Partridge QLD

Winners (UTP Cruise vouchers):

Robyn Murray WA

Jacqui Wood WA

Upcoming events

Making History Seminar
9271 4311 30/07/2017 10:30 AM
“Reflections”
182-184 High Street, Wodonga, Victoria 3690, Australia 0260563220/0447035725 01/08/2017
31 Genealogy Activities for Societies During National Family History Month August 2016
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