Membership

What does ETAQ membership offer me?

We offer a wide range of services and resources to keep you informed and enhance your professional development.

When you become a member with us, you'll be kept up to date with notifications of meetings, seminars and conferences via our ETAQ newsletters (English Matters) and regularly informed with email bulletins (ETAQ E-pistles). We offer wide access to publications from Phoenix and AATE, as well as resources from overseas. We also send you three copies a year of Words'Worth, the ETAQ journal, and issues of English in Australia, the AATE journal. Being a member means that you have access to professional learning opportunities around new syllabuses or developments in the broad field of English like the Annual State Conference and seminars plus other regional branch activities throughout the year.

How do I become a member?

Option 1: You can complete the membership form here and pay now or later.

Option 2: Or you can download the membership form, complete the details and  email your completed membership form, including credit card or EFT payment details, to the Administration Officer.

Option 3: Or you can download the membership form here and post it to us at:

The Administration Officer
ETAQ Inc.
PO Box 3375, STAFFORD QLD 4053

How much does membership cost?

  • Full (ie personal) Membership $99 (incl GST), a discounted rate of $79 for those outside the south-east corner of the state, i.e. west of Dalby or north of Gympie
  • Retiree $66 (incl GST)
  • Student Membership $50 (incl GST)
  • Corporate Membership $165 (incl GST)

Remember membership fees are tax-deductible.

Upcoming Events

Macbeth Spectacular 2022

Join Dr Claire Hansen for a one-hour session on teaching Macbeth. We'll dive into an exploration of the language of Macbeth and teaching strategies to engage students with Shakespeare's Scottish play. The workshop will also explore learning activities for Macbeth created by the Shakespeare Reloaded project. Kathy Macdonald will discus...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 28th May 2022
Venue: ZOOM
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Indigenous Perspectives in the Junior Curriculum

After a work program review Town High explored ways to better embed indigenous perspectives in the year 7 program through a novella study of Black Cockatoo.  The unit became our first taste of analytical essay writing in year 7, in preparation for subsequent years.  We found greater engagement from students across the board. ...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 16th July 2022
Venue: Town High, Townsville


External Examination Preparation

Acting on feedback from last year, we will be making the materials available earlier this year.and providing more opportunities for discussion sessions on zoom. We will be running the External Examination Preparation as one package with more flexibility for schools in using these materials with students. The program will consist of th...

Category: Student (and teacher) Event
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 23rd July 2022
Venue: Online


State Conference 2022

Our state conference Writing our future celebrating teacher agency, wisdom, and community will be held on Saturday 6 August, at Lourdes Hill School, Hawthorne Road, Hawthorne. Please note change of date to avoid a class with QCAA endorsement. The Call for Presenters is now available; expressions of interest should be submitt...

Category: State Conference
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 6th August 2022
Venue: Lourdes Hill School


Early Career Conference 2022: Writing our future?

Writing our future? - a conference presented by and for early career teachers  on Saturday 22 October at Wynnum SHS (tbc)

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 22nd October 2022
Venue: Wynnum SHS


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