2016 HTAA Conference ‘Challenging History’

28 – 30 September 2016
Sydney Grammar School, College Street, Sydney

Hosted by The History Teachers’ Association of NSW

In the heart of the city, the 2016 National Conference will be located within a short walk of many of Sydney’s outstanding attractions and will be convenient to public transport and a range of accommodation options for regional, interstate and overseas visitors.


18 March 2016 Closing date for “Call for papers”
April-May 2016 Conference program will be published and registrations open
28-30 September 2016 Conference dates

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Please visit the HTA NSW website for updates and further details.

2015 HTAA Conference – Melbourne

History for the Future: What Future for History?

The 2015 National Conference “Racing Into History?” hosted by HTAV featured an impressive range of workshops, lectures and practical seminars. With ninety sessions over three jam-packed days, including a range of prominent speakers and educators, the event offered a comprehensive selection of ideas for effective classroom teaching practice.

For more information on History conferences in Victoria, please visit the HTAV website.

2014 HTAA Conference – Brisbane

History for the Future: What Future for History?

The theme of this 2014 conference was “History for the Future: What Future for History?” and aimed to challenge teachers to think about the Discipline of History and what it means to be History Teachers, and so to develop the capacity to deliver effective and meaningful learning experiences in Australian classrooms.

For more information on Queensland History conferences, please visit the QHTA website.

2013 HTAA Conference – Canberra

Vision Splendid

The conference celebrated the history and heritage of our nation as Canberra turned 100 in 2013. Participants immersed themselves in the Australian History Curriculum and participated in a special Centenary format that incorporated Anzac Day and explored the national capital’s cultural institutions.

For more information on History programs in the ACT, please visit the ACT HTA website.

2012 HTAA Conference – Perth

My History – Your History – Our History

The conference provided intellectual stimulation and practical workshops on Australian Curriculum, Modern and Ancient History and innovative ICT for Primary and Secondary teachers. Presentations from the leading lights of the Western Australian academic, indigenous and literary communities were held and the opportunity to experience historical and modern perspectives of Western Australian treasures was provided.

For more information on upcoming events in WA, please visit the HTAWA website.