Victorian Family History State Conferences

Eighth Victorian Family History State Conference

Under the Southern Cross – A goldfields experience - Ballarat - 4-5 May 2013
Organised by Victorian Interpretive Projects & VAFHO Committee Members.
Convenors – Di Campbell & Jan Parker
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Seventh Victorian Family History State Conference

The Border and Beyond - Yarrawonga - 28-30th May 2010
Organised by VAFHO committee members & Yarrawonga Family History Group.
Convenors – Pat Eade & Jan Parker.

Sixth Victorian Family History State Conference

Preserving the Past and Present For The Future - Inverloch - May 2008
Organised by VAFHO committee members & South Gippsland Genealogical Society. Convenors – Pat Eade & Alison Marshall.
Opened by VAFHO President - Jenny Harkness.
Keynote Speakers – Prof. Alistair Thomson & Norbert Gariety (USA)

Fifth Victorian Family History State Conference

Settlers In The Sun - Mildura - April 2004
Organised by Mildura & District Genealogical Society. Convenor – Leanne Watmuff.
Opened by restauranteur & TV presenter – Stefano di Piero.
Keynote Speaker – Jan Gow (NZ)

Fourth Victorian Family History State Conference

From Gold To Federation - Albury/Wodonga - April 2001
Organised by Wodonga Family History Society. Convenor – Noelle Oke
Opened by Minister for Immigration & Multicultural Affairs– The Hon. Mr Philip Ruddock.
Keynote Speaker – Michael Gandy (UK)

Third Victorian Family History State Conference

Health, Wealth and Wisdom - Melbourne - May 1999
Organised by AIGS, GSV & LDS. Convenor – Jenny Harkness
Opened by the Governor of Victoria – The Hon. Sir James Gobbo A.C, C.V.O., Q.C.
Keynote Speaker – Mel Thatcher (USA)

Second Victorian Family History State Conference

Welcome Stranger - Maryborough - November 1996
Organised by Maryborough & District Genealogical Group. Convenor – Elaine Stevens.
VAFHO was formed at this conference.

First Victorian Family History State Conference

Digging Deeper Downunder - Melbourne - May 1995
Organised by SLV, GSV and AIGS. Convenor – Frances Brown
Opened by the Governor of Victoria – The Hon. Richard E. McGarvie A.C.
Keynote Speaker – Andrew Lemon, Historian & Author.
The idea for a state organisation was born out of the co-operation and collaboration established during the organising of this conference.