How does the Australian Congress affect the legality of casinos?

How does the Australian Congress affect the legality of casinos?

The fact that Australia’s most popular and iconic tourist attractions (like the Sydney Opera House, Uluru, and the Great Barrier Reef) are not even close if compared to the number of tourists that Australia’s top casinos attract - says a lot about the popularity of gambling and casinos in that country […]


Congress newspaper

Keen to keep up with all the latest Congress news, read interviews with our presenters or just looking for some interesting genealogy tidbits? Then be sure to subscribe to Congress 2015’s online newspaper. Official Congress blogger Pauleen Cass has been compiling the “AFFHO Congress 2015 Weekly” an online newspaper with weekly news about Congress 2015. […]


Congress starts in ANZAC Hall

2015 will be a significant year for the Australian War Memorial as Australians around the nation come together to remember the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign. The centenary marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. The Australian War Memorial will be […]

Canberra Rainbow and Balloons

Early birds are open!

Congress 2015 early bird registration are officially open. We invite you to join us, along with a host of great presenters, a bunch of friendly family historians and a hall full of trade vendors in the national capital next March. Registration is easy, just visit the the Congress home page and click on the registration […]


Facebook for Congress updates

There are plenty of ways to keep up-to-date with information about Congress 2015. Obviously new information on the program, speakers and tours will be detailed on the Congress website. But our blog will also feature information on our speakers, our venue, Canberra highlights and family history news over the next 12 months, and if you […]


Early bird registration opens 31 March 2014![Early bird registration now closed]

The countdown starts! It is now only one year until Congress 2015. Early bird registration opens on Monday 31 March. So check out the program and speakers and start planning your trip to Canberra from 26-31 March 2015. We have a great line up of speakers, with something for everyone.