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June 2014 Edition
 
 

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October 2014

   
 

Alexander Henderson Award and Don Grant Award
for the best Australian family history and the best Australian historical biography.
Details of both awards and entry forms . . .
2013 Alexander Henderson Award winners
2013 Don Grant Award winners

   
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FFHS Highly Commended Award 2010

 


 
FAMILY HISTORY FORUM - Blackburn RSL, 2 Diggers Way, Blackburn
Sunday, November 30th, 2014, 11.00 am - 4.00 pm

A panel of experts will be available to help find the answers to your troublesome questions and to assist with your research problems.

Topics will include Australia, England, Scotland, Ireland and Europe; the Internet and IT; and dating family photographs.

To assist the presenters on the day, please provide a brief written summary of your question or questions when you book your place.

Bookings are essential -- ph. (03) 9877 3789 or e-mail to book your place.
 
Cost for AIGS members: $15; Non-members: $17.50
Tea and Coffee available, BYO lunch.

 
 
ENTER YOUR FAMILY HISTORY BOOK NOW FOR THE ALEXANDER HENDERSON AND DON GRANT AWARDS

Each year, the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (AIGS) presents these two prestigious Awards. The Alexander Henderson Award is for "the best Australian Family History" and the Don Grant Award is for "the best Australian historical biography with a family history focus" submitted for the awards in that year.

If you have published a family history book and would like more information about the criteria for the judging of the Awards and an entry form, click here. Entries close for the 2014 Awards on 30 November 2014.

 
 
OUR ANZAC CENTENARY BOOK

The latest publication by the AIGS, 'For God King and Country, They Answered the Call: a Salute to the Blackburn, Mitcham, Nunawading and Vermont Volunteers' by Shirley Devery, has now been released!

It's available for purchase from the AIGS Library for only $20.00.

Please ring the Office on 9877 3789 for postage costs.
 
 
 
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War (1914 - 1918). Across the globe, the war's centenary will be marked by millions of people, in places of special importance and in ways that are personally meaningful to them.
 
Across Victoria, local communities will be able to plan their own memorials and to share in the stories of those who served, through the Victorian Government's ANZAC Centenary web site.
 
 
 
 
 

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