Welcome to the

Qld History Teachers’ Association

We are a voluntary organisation with an executive membership of Primary and Secondary History Teachers, Academics and Educationalists. Our aim is to foster an interest in History and the teaching of History, but especially to support and assist History teachers in Queensland.

It’s our mission to:

Foster an interest in History as well as the teaching of History throughout QLD, Australia and the world

It’s our mission to:

Provide a forum for discussion and the exchange of information relative to History Teaching

It’s our mission to:

Publish material related to History and to the teaching of History for future generations of History teachers

 It’s our mission to:

Sponsor and support all such activities as may assist History teachers and the teaching of History

Contact Details

Queensland History Teachers’ Association Inc
ABN: 77 270 249 802
PO Box 1029. New Farm QLD 4005
Phone: 0418 764 574
Email: qhta@qhta.com.au

Enquiries

For QHTA Membership Enquiries:
Sandra Kenman
qhta@qhta.com.au
For enquiries or comments regarding this website:
webcoordinator@qhta.com.au

Membership Details

Membership entitles you to:
  • History teaching resources and practical teaching ideas
  • HTAA affiliated membership
  • QHTA membership, January to December in the year of payment
  • QHTA Newsletter circulated electonically
  • QHTA Curriculum e-zine
  • QHTA Journal: QHistory Annual Journal
  • Professional development opportunities at discounted rates
  • Advocacy for the discipline of history

Individual membership $99.00 per annum [inc. GST]. All History teachers and those interested in promotion of History from preschool to tertiary are eligible for individual membership.

Institutional Membership Brisbane (Metropolitan regions) – $220 per annum [inc. GST]. Institutions are libraries, museums, universities, school departments and other interested institutions.

Institutional Membership Regional (over 100km from Brisbane CBD) – $187 per annum [inc. GST]. Institutions are libraries, museums, universities, school departments and other interested institutions.

Students/Unwaged/ Preservice Teacher membership $38.50 per annum [inc. GST]. All full time tertiary students are eligible for preservice membership.

The 2017 Team

QHTA State Executive

We are a voluntary organisation with an executive membership of Primary and Secondary History Teachers, Academics and Educationalists.

President – Pip Macdonald       Coomera Anglican College
Vice President – Ben Hegerty Stuartholme School
Secretary – Jo-Anne Cameron
Treasurer – Helen Hennessy     Brisbane Catholic Education
Web Master / eNewsletter editor – Dr Glenn Davies, Craigslea State High School
QHTA Historical Writing Competition – Jo-Anne Cameron
National History Challenge – Susan Du Rand, The Gap State High School
National Archives representative – Russell Turner
Simpson Prize – Carmel Harman, Caboolture State High School
eJournal Editor – Ryan Slavin, Unity College
Social Media Manager – Pip Macdonald, Coomera Anglican College
QHTA Executive Officer – Sandra Kenman
QHistory Editors - Joanne Cameron and Sue Burvill-Shaw
Executive Members
Christine Blaikie - St Laurence's College
Associate Professor Andrew Bonnell - University of Queensland
Michelle Brown - Albany Creek State High School
Julie Hennessey - Brisbane Girls Grammar School
Darlene Hill
Kira Sampson - Somerville House
Gregory Sikich - St Laurence College
Associate Professor Tom Stevenson - University of Queensland

Past QHTA Presidents

John Sparkes 1963 (1st President)
Harry Allsopp 1960’s (2nd President)
Bill Logue 1970-1973
Joe McDonald
Josie James
1977

Stephen Paul 1978, 1979

Brian Hoepper 1980, 1981 198
Alan Dale 1983, 1984
Debbie Henderson 1985, 1986
Ian Gray 1987, 1988
Kay Bishop 1989, 1990
David Houston 1991, 1992, 1993

Jo-Anne Cameron 1993, 1994,
Cheryl Sim 1995, 1996
Kevin Schwede 1997, 1998,1999
Ros Korkatzis 2000, 2001
Jan Christopher 2002, 2003
Dave Houston 2004, 2005

Ros Korkatzis 2006, 2007
Kay Bishop 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Sue Burvill-Shaw 2013, 2014
Pip Macdonald 2015, 2016, 2017