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Supporting partners

The following are supporters of the seminars with publicity and/or prizes 


  • New Zealand Society of Genealogists – and branches near each seminar city
  • Society of Australian Genealogists
  • Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies
  • Genealogical Society of Victoria
  • Western Australian Genealogical Society
  • Genealogical Society of Queensland
  • Queensland Family History Society


  • Auckland Libraries - Nga Whare Matauranga o Tamaki Makarau
  • National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa


  • Ancestry
  • Archive Digital Books Australasia
  • Findmypast
  • Gould Genealogy & History
  • Genealogy ebooks
  • Inside History magazine
  • MyHeritage
  • Unlock the Past publications
  • Unlock the Past cruises 
  • Vicgum

Major prizes

A draw from all who pre-book for a seminar
This is a single draw from all venues a the conclusion of the seminars

  • Genealogy ebooks voucher - AU$100
  • Unlock the Past Cruises - AU$200 discount voucher on any future UTP cruise
  • Unlock the Past Publishing - AU$100 discount voucher on any UTP publications
  • Family Historian (genealogy program) – valued at AU$79.95

Prizes offered at each location

  • Ancestry - UK Heritage subscription value AU$179.40
  • Archive Digital Books Australasia - a 75% discount voucher on any single ADBA collection up to AU$600 normal retail value (value $75 to $450 depending on the collection chosen)
  • Findmypast - FMP annual world subscription value AU$199.50
  • Genealogy ebooks
    - one AU$50 discount voucher
    - three AU$20 discount vouchers
  • Gould Genealogy & History products
    Digital Imaging Essentials: Techniques and tips for Genealogists and Family Historians (value AU $34.95)
  • Inside History magazine - 6 month digital subscription - value AU$19.90
  • MyHeritage - combined PremiumPlus and data subscription - value US$278 (approx AU$382)
  • Unlock the Past Cruises - a AU$100 discount voucher on any future UTP cruise
  • Unlock the Past Publishing - $AU30 discount voucher on any UTP publications available at the seminar
At some cities
  • Victorian GUM (Melbourne)
  • … others to be advised

Some of the special offers

  • 10% discount on all Unlock the Past guide books available on the day
  • 10% discount on Family Historian (genealogy program)
  • ... others to be advised