Prizes & Special Offers

Some of the special offers at the Expo - in registration kit or at vendors tables

  • Family Photo Book - $5 discount voucher on any album purchase
  • Findmypast.com.au - discount subscription offer; also running a lucky draw to win a findmypast World Collection subscription at the findmypast exhibitor area
  • FotoMasters
    - Free quotes on photo restorations
    - Free scanning to non-archival DVD disk of photos up to A3 size 
      with a cost of $1.00 to cover the DVD and Cover.
    - Free E book on Scanning and Storage of Digital Media - participants will
      need to supply a current email address so the book can be delivered
  • Gould Genealogy
    - 10% off all 18 Unlock the Past guide books
    - $5 off History and Genealogy 2011: Australia and New Zealand
    - $10 off Google Your Family Tree 
  • Ipswich Genealogical Society
    Ipswich and District Pioneer Register - Pre 1914 Volumes 1 and 2 - on special for $30, normally $40
  • Queensland Family History Society
    Emigrants from Hamburg to Australasia (CD), on special for $80, normally $145
    - Commonwealth Electoral Rolls (Queensland) bundle - 1903, 1913, 1922, 1934, 1941, 1949, 1959
      on special for $95 for the set, normally $346.50
    - Queensland Schools bundle - includes Queensland School Pupils Index Parts 1-5 and Queensland Schools 
       Past and Present, on special for for $90, normally $297.00
    - Queensland Founding Families 2 volumes (soft cover) - special $30, normally $110
    - Any Queensland FHS published CD - 30% off regular price
    - Queensland FHS Membership - sign up during the Expo and save $17 (joining fee)
  • Toowoomba & Darling Downs Family History Society
    - All publications reduced for the Expo!

 ... more to come

If you plan to run a special offer email alan@unlockthepast.com.au to have it listed here

Some of the great prizes to be given away (in 2 separate draws) - subject to change

  • 4 - Archive Digital Books Australia CDs
          - Picturesque Atlas of Australasia 1886-88 - value $59.50
          - Australian Handbook 1900 - value $27.50
          - Pugh's Almanac and Queensland Directory 19th Century Set 1859-1900 - value $460
          - Fox's History of Queensland - value $79.50
  • Baptist Heritage Queensland
          - Queensland Baptist 1903-1913 (CD) - value $47.50
          - Queensland Baptist Association Year Books 1921-1930 (CD) - value $34.50
          - So! Your ancestor was a Baptist in Queensland AND Fortitude: Dr Lang's Vision for Queensland - value $13
  • Boolarong Press
          - How to set up your book in Microsoft Word - value $19.95
          - 1 subscription to History Queensland magazine - value $19.90
  • Clean Cruising
          - A $100 Cruise Travel voucher
          - A luncheon onboard Dawn Princess in Brisbane - value $50 
  • 2 - Family Photo Book vouchers - value $20 each
  • Findmypast subscriptions
          - 1 findmypast.com.au 12 month subscription - value $59.95
          - 1 findmypast.co.uk 12 month subscription - approx value AU$170.00
          - 1 findmypast.ie 12 month subscription - approx value AU$75.00
          - also running a lucky draw to win a new World Subscription (at the findmypast exhibitor area)
  • Flip-Pal mobile book scanner - Creative Suite - value $249.50
  • FotoMasters -  gift voucher for a FotoRama 9 - value $285
  • Friends of Toowong Cemetery
          - 2 Toowong Cemetery 140th Anniversary DVDs - value $25 each
  • Genealogical Society of Queensland
          - 1 year's membership of GSQ - value $71.50
          - Free attendance at Annual Seminar 25 August Across the seas they came 19th & early 20th century migrants - 
           
    value $60 non-members, $50 members
          - Free CD of choice from GSQ's Funeral Directors series - value $55
          - Queensland Muster Part 1 - CD of selected pioneers living in Queensland between 1859 and 1901
            and a copy of the book Queensland Pioneers 1859-1901 - total value $63.95
          - 6 free passes to GSQ's Saturday morning education sessions - range in topics and presenters - total value $78 for
            non-members
  • Genealogical Society of Queensland Convict Connections CD
          - Index to NSW Colonial Secretary's Office Copies of Letters Sent to Sheriffs 5 Jul 1828 - 31 Dec 1850 - value $50.00
  • Gould Genealogy & History 
          - 2 Gould Genealogy & History vouchers - value $50 each
          - 2 Google Your Family Tree books - value $39.95 each 
  • Ipswich Genealogical Society
          - Ipswich and District Pioneer Register - Pre 1914 Volumes 1 and 2 - value $40
  • Inside History
          - Two 12 month subscriptions - value $63 each
  • 1 - National Institute for Genealogical Studies 9 course package - value approx $850. The package includes 4 Methodology courses (Getting Started, Getting Organized, The Internet, FamilySearch), and an Analysis & Skills Mentoring course and 4 record courses in a country stream of the winner's choice (choose from American, Australian, Canadian, English, Irish, Scottish and German).
  • Openbook Howden
          - 2 bottles of wine - value $20 each
  • Queensland Family History Society
          - 1 year's membership of Queensland FHS ($73 which includes the joining fee)
          - 2 vouchers which allow the winner to select a QFHS CD to the value of $49.50
          - 1 voucher which allows the winner to select a CD from the Queensland School Pupils Series (value $49.50)
          - 1 voucher which allows the winner to select a CD from the Commonwealth Electoral Roll (Queensland) Series
            (value $49.50)
          - 1 Queensland Founding Families book set ($110.00)
  • Queensland Prison & Penal Historical Association
          - 2 double passes of a day OR moonlight tour of St Helena Island - value $50 (day tour), $60 (moonlight tour)
            per adult (donated by Brisbane Bay Tours and Queensland Prison & Penal Historical Association)
          - 2 signed copies of award winning St Helena Island, Moreton Bay: An historical account - value $49.95 each 
  • State Library of Queensland
          - Book voucher from the SLQ bookshop - value $50
  • 2 - Unlock the Past History & Genealogy: Australia & New Zealand 2011 - value $24.95 each


 ... more to come

If you would like to donate a prize (or two - one for each of the two draws) please email alan@unlockthepast.com.au

Two draws for prizes are planned

  • one around midday Tuesday. All who pre-book (by 20 June 2012) will be in this draw
  • one around midday Wednesday. All who submit a completed Treasure Hunt form will be in this draw (you will receive a Treasure Hunt form when you arrive)
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