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Rod Campbell (front and second from left) in a detail fomr the official award ceremony photo

Above: Detail from the Order of Australia award ceremony in Townsville, 23 May. Dr Rod Campbell, awarded AM, is seated in the front row and second from left. Read more

CBCA and PETAA partnership

CBCA and PETAA logos with an  imge of a girl reading

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Vale Professor Michael ‘M.A.K’ Halliday

It is with great sadness that PETAA has learned of the passing of Professor Michael 'M.A.K' Halliday. Read more

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Posted on 21/10/2021

PETAA 2021 Conference Posts

Posted on 21/10/2021

Annual General Meeting 2016 has digital voting for the first time

Posted on 21/10/2021
The PETAA Annual General meeting, to review the association and appoint two new Board Directors, on 6 May at the Mercure Hotel, Sydney Central, will be preceded by a locked and confidential digital ballot to elect the new directors (in addition to vo

NAPLAN: Results Won't Improve Overnight

Posted on 21/10/2021
PETAA President Robyn Cox contributes a broader perspective to commentary about the 2016 NAPLAN results

School Magazine Centenary

Posted on 21/10/2021
The world's longest running children's literary magazine is celebrating its centenary in 2016, with an anthology and the appointment of centenary ambassadors.