HTAV warmly invites you to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) where you can participate in shaping your Association, meet the new HTAV Board members and network with fellow members.

Gough Whitlam at Telopea Park School, 1973. NAA: A6180 22/1/74/79

Attendees will also have the opportunity to join a HTAV members-only behind the scenes tour of the National Archives of Australia at the Victorian Archives Centre. The Victorian Public Engagement Team will share some of the fascinating, real-life stories preserved in national archival collection. Learn about the range of resources available to bring archival records into your classroom to engage and inspire students of all ages.

The AGM will be followed by the conferral ceremony for the 2024 HTAV Awards, the launch of the National History Challenge 2024 and a tour of the National Archives of Australia at the Victorian Archives Centre.

HTAV 2024 AGM and Awards Ceremony
Friday 19 April
, 4.15pm – 7.30pm
Victorian Archives Centre, 99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne, and online via Zoom
The formal proceedings will be streamed online if you cannot attend in person from 5.15pm – 6.30pm.

4.15pm Pre-AGM Refreshments, Networking and Registration
Join us for light refreshments and conversation before the AGM begins.
5.15pm HTAV AGM
6.00pm National History Challenge Launch
6.10pm Conferral of the HTAV Awards
6.30pm Member Exclusive: Tour of the Victorian Archives Centre, the National Archives of Australia and Public Record Office Victoria

Registrations have closed. Please contact with any questions.

About the AGM

The business of the AGM will be completed as efficiently as possible.

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At the meeting, members will have the opportunity to:

  • learn more about HTAV’s operations and finances
  • ask questions about the operations and finances of HTAV
  • speak about any items on the agenda
  • vote on any resolutions proposed.

At the meeting, members will be asked to vote to:

  • accept the minutes of the last AGM
  • accept the Annual Report
  • accept the auditor’s report
  • endorse the appointment of the auditor for the 2024 financial year
  • endorse the appointment of newly elected directors (i.e. Board members).

Proxy votes

If you cannot attend the AGM but wish to exercise a Proxy vote, please complete the Proxy form. Please remember the elections will have been held prior to the meeting, and so voting at this meeting is only to endorse the election outcomes.

Please note that only one representative can vote on behalf of a school/organisation membership.

Proxy forms must be received by HTAV no later than 48 hours prior to the AGM, being 5.00pm, Wednesday 17 April 2024. Please send it via email to

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We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Australians and Traditional Custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work. The HTAV Office is located on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. These lands were never ceded. We pay our respect to their ancestors and Elders, past and present.

Please note: Indigenous Australians are advised that the HTAV website may include images or names of people now deceased.