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

An Afternoon with Christine Hills

The Darling Downs Branch will present an Afternoon with Christine Hills and the Collins Writing Program on Wednesday, 26 February, 2020. Afternoon tea will be served from 3:15 to 3:45 pm. This workshop will allow teachers and school leaders an opportunity to: Explore elements of grammar that are central to good writing and align w...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   3:15 PM
Date:   Wednesday 26th February 2020
Venue:   St Ursula's - Toowoomba
Email Enquiries:   trish.purcell@bigpond.com


March Seminar 2020: Diving Deep into Story

Literature is the lifeblood of the English classroom and we all endeavour to make our classrooms creative spaces, helping students to experience the pleasures of responding to and creating literature. This seminar will explore diverse ideas related to creativity in English. The keynote address What is now proved was once only imagined&nbs...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   8:10 AM
Date:   Saturday 21st March 2020
Venue:   Brisbane Grammar School
Venue Address:   Corner Gregory Terrace andCollege Road
Phone Enquiries:   0455464000
Email Enquiries:   trish.purcell@bigpond.com


Diving into Analytical Writing

ETAQ will present a session on how to write an 'analytical essay' on Tuesday 28 April, at Aquinas College, Edmund Rice Drive, ASHMORE. In 2020, students will be required to write an 'analytical essay' in the external exam for General English. However, the term 'essay' is not used consistently across subject areas a...

Category:   Professional Development
Start Time:   3:15 PM
Date:   Tuesday 28th April 2020
Venue:   Aquinas College
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Tony Hytch presents

Tony will present a session entitled  "Getting students assessment ready for Essential English" at Pimlico State High School, Townsville on Saturday 2nd May, 2020. Teachers will explore teh possible options for assessment in Units 1 and 2. In particular how to develop an assessment program which best prepares students for the t...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 2nd May 2020
Venue:   Pimlico High School
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Early Career Conference 2020: Diving Deep into Teaching

This event for teachers in their first firve years of teaching and those who are new to the teaching of English will submerge you in a new, colourful, and enchanting world where you can engage with your peers. it is also a 'not to be missed' event for preservice teachers.  For those who are interested in offering a presentati...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 9th May 2020
Venue:   Griffith University, Mt Gravatt campus
Venue Address:   176 Messines Ridge Rd, Mount Gravatt QLD 4122


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