Become a Member

Membership benefits

Individual membership of the AHA includes the following benefits:

  • Subscription to History Australia, a refereed journal with a reputation for cutting edge scholarship and a growing international profile, that publishes historical research and articles about the discipline and the profession of history. History Australia is published four times each year. It is available automatically to members in an online version or you can ‘opt in’ to receive a print copy.
  • Registration discounts for annual AHA conferences.
  • Regular receipt of the AHA newsletter with up-to-date information on employment opportunities, scholarships, fellowships, workshops, specialist symposia, conferences and other events.
  • Publicity concerning deadlines for the full range of AHA annual and biennial awards and prizes.
  • Access to the postgraduate and early career researcher networks and special postgraduate and early career researcher events at the annual conference.
  • Representation of disciplinary concerns at the national level.

The AHA welcomes affiliate membership from scholarly historical organisations which support the objectives and constitution of the AHA. Affiliates of the Australian Historical Association enjoy the benefits of individual membership with the exception of the right to vote and stand for election. Additional benefits of affiliation include:

  • Promotion of your organisation through listing on the AHA website.
  • Publicity of your organisation’s news and events through AHA social media channels.
  • With the agreement of the conference organiser, have access to the AHA annual conference as an affiliated special stream.

Please note: Members of affiliated organisations need to be individual members of the AHA to present at annual AHA conferences.

Membership prices

All AHA members receive access to four issues of History Australia per year.

Membership runs for a year. On renewal your membership will be extended 12 months from the current expiry date.

Individual
$150 / Year
Individuals in paid employment
Student
$85 / Year
Enrolled postgraduates
Concession
$100 / Year
A person who is in a fixed term position (1 year’s duration or under) OR retired
Low income
$85 / Year
A person who is unemployed, sessionally or casually employed, employed under 0.4FTE, or a holder of a health care card or similar
Primary or secondary teacher
$120 / Year
Primary or secondary school teachers
Individual (International)
$100 / Year
People in paid employment residing overseas for the year of membership
Affiliated organisations (1 Year)
$170 / Year
Scholarly historical organisations which support the objectives and constitution of the AHA. Affiliates do not have the right to vote and stand for election. Members of affiliated organisations need to be individual members of the AHA to present at annual AHA conferences.
Affiliated organisations (5 Years)
$750 for 5 Years
Scholarly historical organisations which support the objectives and constitution of the AHA. Affiliates do not have the right to vote and stand for election. Members of affiliated organisations need to be individual members of the AHA to present at annual AHA conferences.

Alternatively, please download a membership form and send it by email to executive@theaha.org.au or post to Executive Officer, Australian Historical Association, PO Box 1118 Dickson ACT 2602 Australia.