Welcome to the National History Challenge

The National History Challenge is a research-based competition for students. It gives students a chance to be an historian, researching world history, examining Australia’s past, investigating their community or exploring their own roots. It emphasises and rewards quality research, the use of community resources and effective presentation. More information

The theme for 2018 was “Turning Points”

2018 Winners 

2012 WA winners
2012 Young Historian Chloe Meffre


The History Teachers’ Association of Australia (HTAA), organises and runs the NHC.

HTAA - History Teachers' Assocation of Australia

The HTAA aims to promote public support for a more widespread involvement in the teaching, learning and making of history. It encourages differing perspectives on the global experience, in the belief that an understanding of our diverse yet common past is a prerequisite to informed participation in Australian society.

For more information about the History Teachers’ Association of Australia, please visit www.historyteacher.org.au