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, including the start at finish dates when entries will be accepted. The 2022 competition details and prizes have been finalised and are listed below.

2022 prizes:

PRIZES for Event Organisers who are genealogy societies or similar.

– 1 x 12 month World subscriptions
   Winner;  Caloundra Family History Research Inc

– 1 x  SAG membership.  Winner;  Gold Coast Family History Society

- 1 x NAA membership.  Winner;  Geelong Family History Group


PRIZES for individuals

 – 2 x DNA kit (one for an Australian resident, and one for New Zealand).   
Winner AU;  Bret Busby    Winner NZ;  Chris Bennett
 – 2 x 12 month UK heritage subscription. (one for an Australian resident, and one for New Zealand)
Winner AU;  Heathr Clarke;   Winner NZ;  Maureen O'Connor
- 1 hour consult with Deb Carter, genealogist.  Winner;  Michael Barker

 – 1 x Beginners Practical Introduction to Family History course e.g. https://www.sag.org.au/event-4858439
Winner;  John Peterson


  – 2 x individual memberships to NAA.  Winners;  S Vanden Berg;  Kathy Baigent


  – 2 hour block of research.  Winner;  Chris Wright


– One copy of Family History for Beginners and Beyond.  Winner;  Maria Rossington


  -  $100 FHDU 2022 discount coupon (applies to in-person or virtual bookings - new bookings only, but transferable to someone not yet booked) - Winner William Dudley 
   –  $100 Genealogy ebooks discount coupon - Winner  Claire Schellbach
   – Unlock the Past publications (print and ebooks) – value $100  Winner;  Sarah Rose

Findmypast  -  2x 12-month pro subscriptions – this is their most comprehensive package, with access to worldwide records, newspaper archives spanning three centuries, discounted access to the 1921 Census and much more.
Winner;  Irene Hendrix;  Michelle Dennis



       - 1 x 12 month membership
    Winner;  Paul Tuppen



Prizes for those who register and attend the Opening Ceremony on Norfolk Island on Monday 1 August 2022

  – 1 x 12 month UK subscriptions.  Winner;  Jan Bimrose

  – 1 individual memberships to NAA. Please visit the NAA membership page to see the benefits available.
Winner;  Michele Rainger


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

   – 1 x Momento $150 Gift Voucher.  Winner;  Jan Chamberlain


  – 1 individual memberships to NAA. Please visit the NAA membership page to see the benefits available.
Winner;  Sheena Daykin

- 1 x ticket to one of our virtual conferences in the coming year.
Winner;  Liz Pidgeon



Instructions on how to enter the competition form part of the terms and conditions. The 2022 competition opens on 1 August 2022 and closes 11:59pm on 30 August 2022.

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/NZ genealogy and family history societies with events listed in the NFHM web calendar for August 2022 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 2022 and entries close at 11:59pm on 30 August 2022.
  • The winning entries for the Opening Ceremony will be announced during or soon after the event. Other prizes will be announced at or soon after the closing function. We will attempt to contact each winner using the Email address provided. Note that you must be present at the opening and/or closing ceremony to claim that prize.
  • Individuals can enter the prize draw by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., including your name, postcode and Email address. Individuals are not eligible for prizes designated 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, except where stated.
  • No responsibility is taken for late, non-delivered emails or incomplete email addresses.
  • 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.