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The theme for the 2019 National History Challenge was announced in December, at a ceremony in Canberra at Parliament House. The 2019 theme is People and Power. More information is available at the NHC website. Updated information for each of the special categories will be added as the information becomes […]

2019 National History Challenge


Congratulations to James Tyer who is the 2018 Australian Young Historian. James, a Year 10 student from Tasmania, researched how the the changeover to a decimal currency was a turning point for Australia.  His engaging multimedia presentation included extensive use of archival material.

Australian Young Historian announced


Congratulations to all students who participated in the 2018 National History Challenge.  Participants really embraced the theme of “Turning Points” and utilised a range of medium to present their research.  The national winners for all categories attended a ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra as well as participating in an […]

2018 National History Challenge winners




A reminder to all teachers and students that entries for the 2018 NHC close on Friday 31 August. Prior to submitting or uploading your entry please ensure that you have all the requisite components for your age group and presentation format. Details are available on the National History Challenge website. […]

National History Challenge closing date


Congratulations to all the students who participated in the 2018 Australian History Competition. In 2018 we had entries from across all sectors in metropolitan, rural and remote schools. A full list of winners is available on the Australian History Challenge website. Picture: Oscar Lin Geraldton Grammar is National Champion for […]

Australian History Competition 2018 Results



The theme for the 2018 NHC is Turning Points.  Students may like to consider events, periods, decisions, individuals or groups in various fields, for example, fashion, medicine, social movements in different eras as the focus of the research. Students and teachers should visit the NHC website to see the criteria […]

2018 National History Challenge


Registration for the 2018 HTAA conference is now open. This year the national conference will be hosted by ACTHTA and held in Canberra from Tuesday 2 October to Thursday 4 October.   Early bird registration is available until 16 July 2018. Book your sessions online and select the sessions you […]

HTAA Conference registration is OPEN


HTAA Annual Conference, Canberra October 2018
HTAA is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the 2018 National Conference. Speakers include:   Mr George Megalogenis Australian Journalist, political commentator and author, Keynote Address: People, Power and Perspectives Professor Frank Bongiorno Head of the School of History, Australian National University, Keynote Address: How can we make Australian […]

Keynote speakers announced for 2018 HTAA Conference