Help Legacy Australia. Share your Anzac ancestor’s story & Ancestry will donate $5

Posted by on March 25, 2015 in Ancestry App, Australia, General Announcement, Member Stories, Military, Photographs

Ancestry is asking our lovely members and the Australian community to share their Anzac ancestor’s stories and for each photo and story shared on the Ancestry Anzac Hero Wall facebook app, Ancestry will donate $5 to Legacy Australia up to $15,000. The Ancestry Anzac Hero Wall is an app hosted on the Ancestry facebook page… Read more

Ask Ancestry

Posted by on January 30, 2013 in Australia, General Announcement, New Zealand, Tips and Hints

Do you have a burning question for Perhaps you’ve hit a brick wall with your research and are not sure what to do next? Ancestry’s Brad Argent will be answering your questions in a new family history Podcast. Simply submit your questions on our Facebook Wall, through our Sticky Notes blog or by emailing… Read more

Ancestry reaches 2 million subscribers

Posted by on July 5, 2012 in Australia, General Announcement, our parent company and the world’s largest online family history resource, has added its two-millionth subscriber. The milestone was reached when Yvonne Ocheltree, from Tennessee, USA, signed up to solve a family mystery about the secret identity of her maternal great-grandfather who was born in Victorian England. To mark this milestone has given Ms Ocheltree… Read more

Customer Service Update – Now you can call us on weekends.

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on June 6, 2011 in Australia, General Announcement, New Zealand

We want to help you discover more about your family’s past. So we’re increasing the hours our expert advisers are available to take your calls. Our helpline will now be open 7 days a week. We’ve also recently extended the hours we’re available during the week, so now we will be on-hand to help with… Read more

World Memory Project to create largest online resource of information on victims of holocaust and Nazi persecution

Posted by on May 4, 2011 in AWAP, General Announcement

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and have launched the World Memory Project, which will recruit the public to help to build the world’s largest online resource for information on Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of non-Jews who were targeted for persecution by Nazi Germany and its collaborators. The project will dramatically… Read more

Search for your convict ancestors FREE until 31st January

Posted by on January 20, 2011 in Convicts, General Announcement’s collection of more than 2.3 million convict records will be available to search for FREE to the public for 11 days beginning January 20 in honour of Australia Day. With more than four million Australians having descended from convicts1, approximately one in five can claim convict history and will likely have an ancestor included… Read more

Support the Premier’s Flood Relief Appeal

Posted by on January 18, 2011 in General Announcement is proud to support Queensland in its efforts to recover from the recent, terrible floods by making  a donation to the Premier’s Flood Relief Appeal. Please join us and show your support by making a donation. Thank you for your support and to our Queensland members, we wish you well. The team