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Happy Anniversary PHA (WA)

July 12, 2024  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   Comments Off on Happy Anniversary PHA (WA)»
It is 35 years since a group of history professionals formed the Professional Historians and Researchers Association (PHR) in Western Australia. The first general meeting was held 8 February 1989 at the Battye Library. Over the next few ...

History commission opportunity

June 4, 2024  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»
Peter Moyes Anglican Community School History, 2000-2025 The School is looking to engage a suitably qualified and experienced historian to prepare a history of the School to commemorate its 25th anniversary in 2025.


May 7, 2024  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»
The State Library of Western Australia would like to share the great news that we are opening the $10,000 J.S. Battye Memorial Fellowship again in 2024. For the first time, the State Library is also offering a $10,000 Fellowship ...

Western Australian History Foundation Grants 2024

March 14, 2024  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»
The Western Australian History Foundation invites applications for its current round of grants. For guidelines and more information see The Secretary is available to answer any further questions by email or phone (on request). Dr ...

Bulletin Feb 2024

February 12, 2024  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»
Oral History Australia is running a new intensive online course. Interested members may be eligible to apply for a bursary through the PHA Bursary program. For information: If you ...

Dr Dorothy Erickson AM

February 6, 2024  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»
The PHA WA committee extends it congratulations to Dr Dorothy Erickson, who has been awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in the General Division for her services to the Arts as an artist and historian. 

AGM 2023

October 11, 2023  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»
Annual General Meeting: Thursday 2 November 2023 The PHA(WA) management committee welcomes all members to our AGM. Time:   5.30pm arrival for 5.45pm start Venue: element, Level 18, 191 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Whadjuk ...

Statement of support

September 25, 2023  |   Posted by :   |   News,PHA (WA) Activities,Professional Historians Australia   |   0 Comment»
Professional Historians Australia wishes to publicly support voting 'Yes' in the forthcoming Australian Indigenous Voice referendum. As professional historians we are aware of the numerous times since the start of colonisation that Aboriginal and Torres ...

Membership renewals

August 20, 2023  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»
This week you should have received an email invitation to renew your membership. Benefits include: •          Inclusion in the Register of Consultants (accessed via the WA the National websites). •          Professional ...

May Day 2023

April 19, 2023  |   Posted by :   |   News   |   0 Comment»
After two years absence occasioned by COVID19, UnionsWA is again holding the annual May Day celebration on Fremantle Esplanade on Sunday 30 April 2023. The festival will kick off at 10am, with lots of activities and stalls.