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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 »

Add a New Event Guidance

10 April 2020 | By Jan Squire | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorised.

Anyone can add a new event. First you must register and/or login. Note that none of the previous user logins were transferred from the previous site (sorry, but there were too many bogus registered users). Go to the menu item ‘add new events’, and click ‘new’. Enter the when, where, why information in the event • Read More »

User Registration

10 April 2020 | By Jan Squire | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorised.

In the previous iteration of this website, nearly 4,000 individuals had registered a username and password on this site. Unfortunately, around 90% were not legitimate users so we have not copied them across. That means everyone will need to create a new login identity, for which we apologise to our regular users.

Meetings, Events and Corona Virus

8 April 2020 | By Jan Squire | No Comments | Filed in: Uncategorised.

Important Information from the AFFHO Council – March 2020: In the interest of everyone’s personal safety, we strongly advise member organisations not to hold physical meetings at present, for whatever reason. But we do encourage you to use email and/or telephone to maintain close, regular contact with both family and society friends. Should you be • Read More »

New website April 2020

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

Welcome to our Family History Month (Australasia) blog page. This new website allows us to use the latest features of WordPress, and include modules that were not available a few years ago when we last updated this site. With the current world pandemic situation, we hope to make a decision soon as to whether we • Read More »