Prizes will be awarded in two age groups for State, Territory and National:

  • Junior: years 5-8
  • Senior: years 9-12

Junior and senior winners in each State and Territory will receive a cash prize of $200.

The national junior and senior winners (selected from State and Territory winners) each receive $300 and a trip to the awards ceremony in Canberra. The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House will cover expenses for the trip (not redeemable for cash).

The national winner’s school also receives $100.

The National History Challenge is a research-based competition for students. More information is available on the National History Challenge site.

Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

18 King George Terrace
Parkes ACT 2610

Open daily 9 am – 5 pm (closed Christmas Day)


Tracey Langner
Schools Learning

Phone:02 6270 8280

Fax:02 6270 8260

Linda Macfarlane
Australian Prime Ministers Centre

Phone:02 6270 8134

Fax:02 6270 8260

Reference Desk
Australian Prime Ministers Centre

Phone:02 6270 8270