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Ballarat history and genealogy exhibition

Event Information

  • 3 May 2013 2:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Ballaarat Mechanics Institute, 117 Sturt Street
  • Ballarat
  • Victoria
Other Information
  • Cost: Free

timed around the 
8th Victorian State Family History Conference
Under the Southern Cross: A Goldfields Experience
which is being held at Australian Catholic University (Aquinas Campus)

This exhibiton is organised by Unlock the Past with the support of the VAFHO State Conference as an associated event

Are you exhibiting at the VAFHO conference on the 4-5 May? Maximise the value of your Ballarat visit and exhibit with us on Friday
. Very low cost with up to 7 hours to exhibit without interruption - to many more than will be at the conference. If you are arriving late, you can still exhibit in the evening. Contact Alan at alan@unlockthepastcom.au or (08) 8263 2055

WHEN: Friday 3 May 2013, 2pm - 9pm
WHERE: Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute, 117 Sturt Street, Ballarat (click here)
(4 minutes walk from the Town Hall for those also attending conference welcome at 5pm)
COST: FREE - although it is free and there is no need to book, we encourage you to indicate your interest by completing the poll at the top right

Ballarat 1 
19th century Ballarat

Exhibitors - with product displays, sales and demonstrations
** indicates not personally attending, but have supplied display material and in some cases prizes  and lookup opportunities

FPB FMP Flip-Pal  genealogy ebooks 
 GSV Archival Access Gould 
MyHeritage Inside Hiatory
Mostly Unsung UTP  Cruises 


Presentations, workshops and information sessions
provisonal schedule - subject to change


Special exhibition offers and discounts and prizes

Special offers at the expo only

  • 10% off all Unlock the Past guide books
  • Digital Imaging Essentials — Expo special $29.95 — save $5
  • Google Your Family Tree — Expo special $24.95 — save $15
  • History and Genealogy 2011 — Expo special $14.95 — save $10
  • Ballarat & District 1901 — normally $29.50 FREE with 1st 20 purchases over $50
  • Archival Access Victoria – digitised records $10 — save $5

Prizes - value over $600

  • Archival Access Victoria — $35 research voucher
  • Digital Imaging Essentials — value $34.95
  • History and Genealogy 2011: Australia and New Zealand — value $24.95
  • Findmypast — 12 month world subscription — value $249.95
  • Genealogical Society of Victoria — 1 years membership to GSV — value $82
  • Genealogy e-books — $50 discount voucher
  • Gould Genealogy — $50 voucher
  • Inside History magazine — 6 months subscription — value $31.50
  • Unlock the Past — $50 voucher off any Unlock the Past history & genealogy cruise
  • Clean Cruising — $50 voucher off any cruise booked with Clean Cruising