Awards available to or from members societies


This page lists awards available to member societies and awards member societies are providing. Go to the relevant website for more information on how to apply.

Name of awardWho is eligibleBackground informationClosing dateWebsiteAward date
Dorothy Fellowes Website AwardNSWACTAFHS members only

There are two categories of the award

  • A. Best website designed and administered by a society member
  • B. Best website designed by a professional designer and administered by a society member
12 July 2019At Annual Conference in October 2019
Cynthia Foley Encouragement Award Societies in NSW who are not NSWACTAFHS membersThe Cynthia Foley Award is chosen by Cynthia Foley from a list of non- member societies. The prize is a 12 month membership to the Association and is designed to encourage the new membership to see the benefits of being a member and continuing their membership.12 July 2019 At Annual Conference in October 2019
Yvonne Jenkins Memorial AwardAnyone but the story must be about Lithgow.The 2018 Yvonne Jenkins Memorial Award essay competition title ‘An important time in my life was…..’ is an opportunity to choose one of those memories within the framework of a 1,000 word essay to be submitted to the Lithgow & District Family History Society by 30th April 2018. 30  April 2019Find out moreNational Family History Month in August 2019
Nick Vine Hall Award 2015Members of AFFHOThe NVH award for the best journals/newsletters will close a month earlier in 2017 with the new closing date of 31 March 2017. There are two categories: One for AFFHO members with fewer than 500 members and the other for societies with 500 or more members. E-journals are eligible for the award if submitted as pdf for judging.31  March 2019Find out moreNational Family History Month in August 2019
The Lilian Watson Family History AwardGeneral publicThe Lilian Watson Family History Award honours the memory and the contributions to genealogy and family history of Mrs Lilian Watson who died in March 1996. The award is for a book however produced or published on paper, dealing with family or biographical history and having a significant Tasmanian content.1 December 2019Tasmanian Family History Website2019