Competitions in August

Each August, our sponsors allow us to run competitions with prizes they donate. Please support them whenever you can. The rules of the competition are at the foot of this page. The 2021 competition winners will be announced during or soon after the closing ceremony, and on this page in September.

PRIZES for Event Organisers

MyHeritage – 1 x 12 month World subscriptions

Society of Australian Genealogists – 1 x  SAG webinar (excluding those where the member’s price exceeds $A25)

National Archives of Australia – 1 individual membership to NAA. Please visit the NAA membership page to see the benefits available.

PRIZES for individuals

Ancestry – 2 x DNA kit (one for an Australian resident, and one for New Zealand).
Ancestry – 2 x 12 month UK heritage subscription. (one for an Australian resident, and one for New Zealand)

Society of Australian Genealogists – 4 prizes of a SAG webinar (excluding those where the member’s price exceeds $A25)

Momento – 1 x Memento Gift Voucher.

Momento – Premium Photo Book; Do your genealogy research justice by compiling and publishing your family history, personal memoir or a commemorative tribute in a premium photo book, to share with your family and future generations. Momento’s software makes it easy and they’re offering 25% off one photo book until 11 January 2022*. Find full terms, inspiration and friendly guides at https://www.momento.com.au/offers/nationalfamilyhistorymonth.

FamilySearch – Samsung Portable SSD T7 (1TB) – value $249

National Archives of Australia – 2 x individual memberships to NAA. Please visit the NAA membership page to see the benefits available.

Genealogy Society of Victoria – 12 month digital subscription (i.e. 4 issues) to its award winning journal Ancestor

Memories in Time – voucher for Modern Family Tree Workshop

Family History ACT (HAGSOC) – One copy of ‘Family History for Beginners and Beyond‘; value $A39

Prizes for those who register and attend the Opening Ceremony via Zoom on Sunday 1 August 2021

MyHeritage – 1 x 12 month World subscriptions

Momento – 1 x Memento $150 Gift Voucher.

National Archives of Australia – 1 individual memberships to NAA. Please visit the NAA membership page to see the benefits available.

Prizes for those who register and attend the Closing Ceremony via Zoom on Tuesday 31 August 2021

MyHeritage – 1 x 12 month World subscriptions

Momento – 1 x Memento $150 Gift Voucher.

National Archives of Australia – 1 individual memberships to NAA. Please visit the NAA membership page to see the benefits available.


Instructions on how to enter the competition form part of the terms and conditions. The competition for individuals opens on 1 August 2021 and closes on 30 August 2021.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Entry is only open to Australian/New Zealand genealogy and family history societies, and to individuals living in Australia or New Zealand.
  • Australian genealogy and family history societies with events listed in the NFHM web calendar for August 2021 will be automatically entered into the prize draw for societies, with one entry for each Society or Group that lists one or more events.
  • Prizes for the opening and closing events are available to those who register and attend the events.
  • The giveaway for individuals commences on 1 August 2021 and entries close on 30 August 2021.
  • The winning entries will be drawn during or soon after the closing function. We will attempt to contact each winner using the Email address provided.
  • Individuals can enter the prize draw by sending an email to info@familyhistorymonth.org.au,  including your name, postcode and Email address. Individuals are not eligible for prizes designated as for Societies only. Entries received outside the competition period will not be considered.
  • Email addresses submitted as part of the giveaway are not used for any other purpose.
  • Prize winners will be notified by email within 7 days of the prize draw.
  • Prizes are not transferable, exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
  • No responsibility is taken for late, non-delivered emails or incomplete emails.
  • 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.
  • The judges decision is final.