General Council


Our General Council meets three times a year to develop policy and respond to advocacy issues. The Executive Committee meets four times a year.  See below for a full list of HCNSW Meetings for the year.

Members of the History Council of NSW are encouraged to approach the office with items for consideration by the General Council. These items should be issues of concern or for information for the history sector. Agenda items are included at the discretion of the President.

Elections to the History Council of NSW General Council take place biennially. Only members are eligible to nominate and vote in elections. The next election of General Councillors will be at the Annual General Meeting on 7 May 2019.  Please refer to the Annual General Meeting 2019 announcement for further details.

The History Council of NSW Inc is guided by the Objects and Rules of its Constitution, a copy of which can be accessed here.

Professional profiles of the Executive Committee and General Council members can be accessed via the links below.

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Executive Committee

General Council

2019 Meeting Dates

Annual General Meeting – 7 May 2019

Executive Council Meetings – 

Tuesday 5 February, 5.30 – 6.30pm

Tuesday 18 June, 5.30 – 6.30

Tuesday 1 October, 5.30 – 6.30

Tuesday 26 November, 5.30 – 6.30pm

General Council Meetings

Tuesday 21 May, 5.30 – 6.30

Tuesday 16 July, 5.30 – 6.30

Tuesday 29 October, 5:30 – 7.30pm

Awards and Prizes

Our awards and prizes foster excellence in Australian historical writing, showcase and reward best practice, and advance understanding and appreciation of history

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