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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




The 2018 HTAA National Conference will be held in Canberra, Tuesday 2 October – Thursday 4 October.  This will be hosted by ACTHTA. The theme is People, Power, Perspectives. If you would like to present at the national conference please complete the Call for paper form and submit by 31 […]

HTAA National Conference – call for papers


Congratulations to Ineka Voight who is the 2017 Australian Young Historian. The award was announced at the National History Challenge ceremony on 27 November, 2017, at Parliament House. The national winners for all categories were also announced.  A full list of winners can be found on the NHC website. Congratulations […]

NHC Australian Young Historian announced



‘History in the Making’ is now accessible via Scootle and appears in the latest ESA Newsletter below. Special congratulations to the classroom teachers who contributed their expertise to this History (HASS) publication. Talking Time: an exploration of time – how we change over time (F) Commemorating the ANZAC legend (Yr […]

New History resources for primary teachers


Congratulations to all the students who participated in the 2017 AHC and many thanks to those teachers who registered students. The 2017 results and evaluation are now available on the website.  The top students in Year 7 were Kaya Sayer (Manly Selective School – NSW) and Zoe Fraser (All Hallows […]

Australian History Competition results


HTAA is pleased to announce the special events scheduled for the national conference in Brisbane. Wednesday 27th September – Wine and cheese Thursday 28th September – Plantagenet Conference Dinner Under the Stars Friday 29th September – Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum Register here

HTAA Conference Special Events



  If you are heading to Brisbane for the HTAA Conference don’t forget to register for the additional events on offer.  The Plantagenet Dinner Under the Stars will provide an excellent opportunity to meet and mingle with other conference delegates and presenters.  You can also experience a special tour of […]

HTAA Conference extras