Special Categories

Special Categories give you the opportunity to focus your research on one of the topics below.  The special categories are sponsored by different organisations and institutions from across Australia. National winners of the NHC get to visit some of these organisations as part of the National prize – a trip to Australia’s National Capital, Canberra.

*Please remember that you still need to incorporate the theme “CONTESTED hiSTORIES” in your Special Category entry.

For more information about Special Categories and the entry requirements click on the links below. .

Australian Wartime Experiences The Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Democracy Matters The Museum of Australian Democracy
Portrait Power The National Portrait Gallery
Indigenous History The National Museum of Australia
Australian Women’s History The National Foundation for Australian Women
Using Primary Sources The National Archives of Australia
Asia and Australia   Asia Education Foundation
Museum Exhibit The National Museum of Australia
History of Sport  The History Teachers’ Association of Australia