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

Short Stories and Poetry

The transformation of text is demanding and difficult, but it is also often a thing of beauty. General English Unit three requires students to transform a poem into a short story, which requires us to guide them through this process. Using poems as stimulus for short story is inspiring and energising and this workshop will offer practical a...

Category: Zoom meeting
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 12th February 2022
Venue: ZOOM
Email Enquiries:  adminofficer@etaq.org.au


March Masterclass 2022

We are delighted to announce our first event for 2022 will be the March Masterclass: Writing: Our future  to be held on Saturday 12 March 2022 at Iona College, Lindum, when Dr Sally Humphrey, senior lecturer (Literacy Education) ACU will present the keynote address. The program will be available by 28 January and registrations will open ...

Category: Master class
Start Time: 8:30 AM
Date: Saturday 12th March 2022
Venue: Iona College


May Seminar 2022

The May seminar Writing our future ... will respond to developments in the text list, National Curriculum and NAPLAN. Keynotes will be presented by Lisa Bottomly and Sophie Johnson, from QCAA with supporting workshops on the new additions to the text list.

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 14th May 2022
Venue: To be confirmed


JCU Spectacular 2022

Join Dr Claire Hansen for a two-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 activites for Macbeth created by the Shakespeare Reloaded project. For further details, see the...

Category: Seminar
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday 28th May 2022
Venue: ZOOM


Indigenous Perspectives in the Junior Curriculuk

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


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