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2020 STATE CONFERENCE 24-25 July

University of Sydney, Eastern Avenue Complex
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2020 HTANSW STATE CONFERENCE - 24 & 25 July 2020

On health advice about public gatherings, this event has been cancelled



2019 Teaching History Symposium


 At this event, visiting British history educator Christine Counsell will present a Keynote Address and Workshop.

Christine's visit to Australia has been generously supported by Academy Travel. 
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 HTA also acknowledges the support of the State Library of NSW.


DATES: 9-10 April 2019
VENUE: State Library of NSW


Historical Thinking for History Teachers
Tim Allender, Anna Clark and Robert Parkes (eds).

An edited collection surveying the nature of Australian history teaching today at both the primary and secondary level.

Allen & Unwin, 2019, RRP AU$59.99

Special Offer for HTA Members, 15% discount and free postage
(Aust & NZ only).
Use Promo Code: SAVE15




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The History Teachers'  Association of NSW

will be hosting the

2016 HTAA Conference
'Challenging History'


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 VENUE: Sydney Grammar School,
Stanley Street, Sydney

DATES: 28 - 30 September 2016


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.

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Dr Anne Summers AO - best-selling author, journalist and thought-leader.

Stan Grant - award winning journalist and advisor to the PM on Indigenous constitutional recognition.

Dr David Smith - United States Studies Centre and the University of Sydney.

David Boon - Principal Education Officer K-8, Tasmanian Department of Education.

Dr Anna Clark - University of Technology Sydney.

Dr Joanne Berry - Swansea University, United Kingdom.

Dr Meleah Hampton - Australian War Memorial.

Malcolm Massie - Scotch College, Adelaide, SA.

Associate Professor Nigel Pollard - Swansea University, United Kingdom.


FREE! WEDNESDAY - Curator Tour at the National Maritime Museum

FREE! WEDNESDAY - Welcome Cocktail Party at the National Maritime Museum

FREE! THURSDAY - Curator Tour of the Museum of Sydney (For Conference Dinner guests)

THURSDAY Conference Dinner at The Governor's Table, Museum of Sydney


HTANSW would like to acknowledge our conference partner for the 2016 National Conference, Sydney Living Museums.


At Sydney Living Museums your students will discover past lives,
events and stories in places where they actually unfolded.

Book your excursion today!


HTANSW would also like to acknowledge the generous support of:




Academy Travel


The Consulate General of Greece




Sydney Harbour YHA and The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre are pleased to welcome delegates to Sydney for the HTAA National Conference 2016 and to offer the YHA member rate on accommodation at this hostel.
For example, a private double room with ensuite costs $162.00 per night at the members rate. As the conference falls within the school holiday period we recommend booking well in advance.

 For more information about this hostel visit https://www.yha.com.au/hostels/nsw/sydney-surrounds/sydney-harbour/

To take advantage of this offer please contact Alison Frappell, Education Officer on (02) 8272 0915 or Email: Alison.Frappell@yha.com.au




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Immerse your students in the past with excursions across our historic houses & museums


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