Membership of PHA (WA) is based on a National Accreditation Standard prepared by the Professional Historians Australia.

PHA membership is available in the following categories:

  • Professional Historian
  • Professional Historian (Retired)
  • Professional Historian (Associate)
  • Graduate Historian

A broad description of these categories and our current Scale of Fees can be found HERE. For further information, contact the MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY.


  • Accreditation that is recognised by all professional historians associations across Australia.
  • Access to a group professional indemnity and public liability insurance policy.
  • Information on professional fees and on-costs.
  • A model contract for working as a consultant historian.
  • Inclusion in PHA (WA)’s Register of Consultants which is available to prospective clients.
  • Receive opportunities for work advertised via email network.
  • Free professional development.
  • eNewsletters.