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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are currently restructuring this event and website as a virtual event. Stay tuned, we'll have more information for you within a few days!

COVID-19 Update

In the wake of Covid-19 difficulties in hosting a live event, we are currently restructuring FHDU 2021 for a virtual event.

Sadly, the ongoing COVID-19 saga has caught up with FHDU 2021. We have reluctantly decided to change our in-person event into a fully virtual online event instead. We were all looking forward to a real, live, in-person event. Unfortunately, that is not to be.

But this gives us the opportunity to significantly re-format FHDU 2021. We are looking at this as a positive opportunity. We can now bring a significantly more valuable event to people around the globe.

Family History Down Under 2021

Are you fascinated with your family history? Are you excited to learn about it from the world's best experts? Are you passionate about passing on your story for the next generation? Yes? We thought so.

Our aim is to give you the knowledge to discover more family connections, pass your story on for future generations, and preserve the chain of history. Welcome to Family History Down Under 2021.














DNA: Genetic Research

Learn the latest on DNA Research from experts around the world.

DNA: Genetic Research


Researching Abroad

Learn from the experts about British Isle and European research

Researching Abroad


Australia & New Zealand

Learn from experts about Australian and New Zealand research

Australia & New Zealand


Methodology & General

Learn from the experts about a wide range of general topics

Methodology & General


Complete Family History Bundle

Want to dive deep into all four themes of FHDU 2021? SAVE 35%, with the Complete Family History Bundle, giving you access to over 70 presentations.

Buy recordings until 30 June

According to learning experts, the first time you hear or watch something you only take in 20% of the information, at best!

So we're making sure that you have access to the recordings of every talk in the track(s) you book for. So don't stress—you can watch, review, and take in all the great content our experts are bringing you.

Meet our speakers

Australia has never seen anything like this before. A line up of national and international family history speakers to help teach and guide you on your research journey.

Take a deep dive into family history

Shut the door, sit down, and don't forget the popcorn! Grab your notebook and relax in your own home while you enjoy up to 70 recorded webinars.

Each track has a focused theme from some of the best family history experts. The include DNA, Researching Abroad, Australia & New Zealand, and Methodology & General.

Learn at home in style

An innovative solution to help you interact with speakers and other family historians – four exclusive digital hubs (Facebook groups), one for each track theme.

Ask questions relating to the presentations and themes. Speakers and others with expertise are encouraged to participate.

Have your questions answered

Play and pause these presentations to your heart's content, so that you have time to implement all that you're learning.

Get immediate access to all recordings and review them at your convenience until 31 July 2021.

Rewatch Recordings

Get in the draw for $1000's of prizes for a huge range of family history resources.

Among the special offers from our exhibitors, there will be prizes drawn every two weeks. So buy now and don't miss out!

Exhibition & Prizes

If you're considering buying a package of recordings from Family History Down Under 2021, here's some useful information.

Purchase Recordings

Book for specific tracks individually
Save 35% by booking the megabundle
Get immediate access to over 70 recordings
Be included in the AU$10,000 prize draw
Ask questions on the dedicated Facebook Groups
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