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)


Nielsen Gordon
Schools Learning

Phone:02 6270 8154

Fax:02 6270 8111

Research Library
Australian Prime Ministers Centre

Phone:02 6270 8270