Meet Our NFHM 2017 Sponsors

National Family History Month (NFHM) is an initiative of AFFHO (Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations) and is held in Australia every August.

Without our sponsors fantastic support, we would not be able to coordinate and promote our activities each year. Time to meet this year’s sponsors.

Major Sponsors

There are three major sponsors for 2017

All three major sponsors are also prize sponsors as well donating subscriptions, DNA kits and vouchers for photobooks. The prizes giveaway is a favourite activity during NFHM and the lucky winners are always thrilled to receive my emails.

Launch Sponsor

Since 2006 the National Archives of Australia has been our launch sponsor, hosting the event in one of their offices around Australia.

Prize Sponsors

Listed in alphabetical order are:

AFFHO – One 12 month membership of AFFHO for each State/Territory (for societies not already an AFFHO member)

Ancestry – Five 12 month subscriptions to World Heritage (for individuals) and Five Ancestry DNA kits (for individuals)

Biographical Database of Australia – One twelve month subscription (for societies – to be used on one computer terminal only)

FamilySearch – A DX 70 Doxie Flip scanner for scanning of photos, notebooks etc (for individuals)

Findmypast – Two 12 month world subscriptions  (for individuals)

GenEbooks – One $50 voucher and three $20 vouchers (four prizes) (for individuals)

Gould Genealogy & History – One $100 voucher towards an ADBA special collection (for individuals) and One $200 voucher towards an ADBA special collection (for societies)

The In-Depth Genealogist – One 12 month subscription to Going In-Depth digital genealogy magazine (for individuals)

Living DNA – Two DNA test kits (for individuals)

Lynette McDermott – One copy of Lynette McDermott’s The Garth Trilogy, the second book in a series based on her 10 years of research into her family history from her 4 direct descendants who were on the First Fleet and spans over 130 years (for individuals)

Momento – A $200 voucher for a photobook (for individuals)

MyHeritage – Two complete plans, each for one year. A complete plan includes a PremiumPlus family site subscription, as well as a data subscription (for individuals)

National Institute for Genealogical Studies – Every participant will receive a complimentary online course from a predetermined choice of four (for individuals). Courses to choose from:

  • Methodology Part 1: Getting Started
  • Social Media for the Wise Genealogist
  • Google tools
  • Connecting Families Virtually & Online

Preservation Australia – A presentation box with 10 archival polyester sleeves (for individuals) and a free attendance at one of our workshops in Sydney, in either first (April) or second (August) semester, their choice depending on subjects offered. Worth $350 (for societies).

Queensland Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages – 5 prizes of 5 images each of Queensland BDMs  (for individuals)

Shauna Hicks History Enterprises – One $150 voucher for research services  (for individuals)

Unlock the Past – One $50 voucher Unlock the Past guide books (for individuals) and Two $100 Unlock the Past cruise vouchers (for individuals)

How to enter the prizes giveaway

Go to the Sponsors page, read the terms and conditions and follow the instructions (point 5 in particular) and you could be a lucky NFHM 2017 prize winner. Only open to Australian residents.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our wonderful sponsors who assist our research in so many ways. Without their support each year AFFHO would not be able to maintain NFHM. Thank you all.

Have a wonderful NFHM for 2017.


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