Board of Directors

The 2018 Board of Directors were voted in 17th October 2017 at the History Teachers' Association NSW AGM, and will bear office till the 2018 AGM set down for October 2018.

Toni Hurley
Past President Bernie Howitt
Vice President
Beatriz Cartlidge
Vice President
Anne Gripton
Vice President
Robyn McKenzie
Treasurer & Journal Editor Denis Mootz
Secretary Pamela Panczyk
Catherine Arends
Director & Journal Editor
Catherine Bavell
Director Tim Briscoe
Director Nikki Brown
Director Ashley Chee Quee
Director Jake Compton
Director Jonathon Dallimore
Cimen Fevzi
David Posker-Hill
Director Paula Reed
Director Pete Wilson
Journal Editor Leila Achmad
Journal Editor
James Goulding
Journal Editor
Kate Littlejohn
Journal Editor Denis Mootz
Journal Editor Melissa Riley
Alumni Member Kate Cameron
Alumni Member Jennifer Lawless
Alumni Member Alf Pickard


HTANSW Professional Officer - Paul Kiem

HTANSW Executive Officer - Maria Dos Santos-Lee

Board of Studies Liaison Jennifer Lawless
Executive Member & Journal Editor Kate Cameron

Latest News

2019 Ancient & Modern Core Papers
This is a package of sample papers for the Ancient History Core Exam and Modern History Core exam, and their marking criteria. Designed to assist teachers with the new senior Cores and available from the end of Term 3.
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Old Syllabus Book Sale
$5 (plus P&H) - until sold

 New Syllabus Study Guides

  • HTA HSC Modern History Study Guide
    ue late 2018
  • HTA HSC Ancient History Study Guide
    Due late 2018/early 2019


Recent Publications


New Stage 6 Syllabuses
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HTANSW Members - 5% discount on Booktopia purchases
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News Spotlight

Vale Emeritus Professor
Brian Fletcher OAM
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Members will be saddened to hear of the recent death of Brian Fletcher. Bicentennial Professor of History at the University of Sydney from 1987-1999, Brian was also a long term editor of HTA's journal Teaching History and HTA's Patron 1988-2009.

2018 HTAA National Conference
Canberra 2-4 Oct


This conference will include sessions
that directly address new NSW senior courses

HTAA Bulletin

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Internet Scam Alert
Be aware that HTANSW has not authorised any other party to offer free PDF downloads of its current publications.

Any site purporting to offer a free download of a HTANSW publication may be doing so illegally or using it as an opportunity to gather personal information.




Congratulations to Dr Felicty Berry of MLC School. By renewing her membership online before March 1st she has won a $100 prize to use at a restaurant of her choice.

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HSC Modern History
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Russia & Germany
Study Tour
Accredited PD for
Modern History teachers

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


National Museum of Australia
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