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National Family History Month is nearing its Final Week

21 August 2020 | By Jan Squire | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorised.

Next week is the final week of our 2020 Family History Month,  and there are still lots of great events ahead for you to enjoy. Most are on-line, so it does not matter where you live, as long as you have a computer or smartphone. Check out all the events here – https://familyhistorymonth.org.au/events/. Also, remember • Read More »

NFHM Opening Ceremony Webinar

7 August 2020 | By Jan Squire | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorised.

We are pleased to announce that you can watch the whole of the opening ceremony and lecture by Dr Rory Sweetman, on an aspect of the Easter Uprising in Dublin, 1916. The webinar lasts for 1 hour and 20 minutes. You can watch and see more information here: Webinars

Family History Month is here

1 August 2020 | By Jan Squire | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorised.

National Family History Month has started. There are lots of Events to choose from, including several happening today. We have several prize draws available and entries are open now. Please see our Competitions page for prizes available, and for details about how to enter. Please read the conditions carefully, because a couple of ineligible entries • Read More »

National Family History Month starts Saturday

30 July 2020 | By Jan Squire | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorised.

National Family History Month (NFHM) begins in just over 24 hours. We now have more than 80 events listed for you to choose from, most of them on-line. It is worth a look at https://familyhistorymonth.org.au/events/. We encourage you to try at least a couple, especially if you are new to genealogy or to the technology • Read More »

Registrations – Hints and Shortcuts

13 July 2020 | By Jan Squire | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorised.

We are excited you want to register on our National Family History Month website. Please read this page so you can easily complete the registration process the first time. It is a bit different to some other websites, and has strong security to prevent unwanted hackers. First, if you are NOT a family historian or • Read More »

Opening and Closing Events

12 July 2020 | By Jan Squire | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorised.

National Family History Month (NFHM) is celebrated every August in Australia and in New Zealand. We are finding many organisations are reluctant (or unable) to hold physical meetings just yet, especially in parts of Australia, but we hope circumstances improve quickly. It is not too late to plan and advertise events, especially on-line events. If • Read More »

National Family History Month is less than a Month Away

5 July 2020 | By Jan Squire | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorised.

National Family History Month (NFHM) runs from 1 August to 31 August 2020. This year it is a bit different because of the Covid-19 pandemic, but we are here to promote whatever events are able to be staged. We already have a few events listed on our website (familyhistorymonth.org.au), and we encourage all libraries, history • Read More »

NFHM is on in 2020

3 June 2020 | By Jan Squire | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorised.

August is National Family History Month (NFHM) in Australia and New Zealand, and with Covid19 around us for the foreseeable future, what better time to explore your family history. Whether a newbie or an old hand, NFHM aims to provide information and events for family historians to meet and to help their research.  It may • Read More »