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About Us

The Victorian Association of Family History Organisations (VAFHO) is an umbrella organisation of family history and genealogical societies together with State Government instrumentalities.

The committee has provision for ten members – four city-based groups, which must include the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Genealogical Society of Victoria and at least one state government instrumentality plus six additional groups.

Full membership is available only to organisations in Victoria. However, Associate membership is available to individuals & groups outside the state of Victoria.

Aims & Purpose

To promote and encourage the study of genealogy, heraldry, family history and allied subjects throughout Victoria.
To promote and arrange easier public access to public records and record repositories throughout Victoria.
To promote and encourage the preservation of records for family history research.
To co-ordinate the conduct of regular family history conferences and events in Victoria.

Office Bearers


Jan Parker
Jenny Harkness
Faye Vandyk Correspondence Tony Arthur minutes
Gina Annand

Current Committee

Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies
Central Highlands Historical Association
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint
Genealogical Society of Victoria
Cobram Genealogical Group
Public Record Office of Victoria
State Library of Victoria
West Gippsland Genealogical Society
Yarrawonga Family History Group

Ann Dixon
Jenny Harkness
Tony Arthur
Jan Parker
Charlie Farruguia
Anne Burrows
Faye Vandyk
Gina Annand