Ancestry® updates ethnicity results to include ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander’ region

Posted by Ancestry Marketing Team, Australia on March 31, 2020 in AncestryDNA, Australia, General Announcement, Uncategorized

AncestryDNA® has updated its ethnicity estimate reference panel so customers will now have the ability to see a possible genetic connection with the Indigenous communities of Australia. Prior to this update, customers who have genetic markers in their DNA that Ancestry’s analysis associates with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander DNA would have received an ethnicity Read More

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

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

Do you have a burning question for Ancestry.com.au? 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 Web Operations on July 5, 2012 in Australia, General Announcement

Ancestry.com, 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 Ancestry.com has given Ms Ocheltree Read More

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

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

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ancestry.com 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

Support the Premier’s Flood Relief Appeal

Posted by Web Operations on January 18, 2011 in General Announcement

Ancestry.com.au 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 Ancestry.com.au team