Why become a PHANZA member?

PHANZA members are part of a nationwide community of historians working independently and for all types of organisations, including: government departments, statutory authorities, historical societies, heritage groups, universities, museums, research organisations, Māori claimants, libraries and private companies.

Our members:

  • have an online presence in the form of their customisable profile page on the PHANZA website
  • can promote their work through their profile page, our noticeboard and Facebook page
  • have the opportunity to network with other professional historians and associations throughout Australasia
  • get regular emails and a tri-annual newsletter, Phanzine, providing industry updates and articles of historical interest
  • access professional development opportunities through seminars and publications
  • can get advice on employment opportunities, contract employment and payment for professional historians
  • are invited to our social events.

Applying to become a PHANZA member

We encourage you to apply to become a PHANZA member if you fulfil the following criteria:

  • you have a research-based university degree in History or a related discipline
  • and/or have demonstrated historical research experience and/or publications.

Fill in the form below to apply to join PHANZA. Annual membership fees are $50 waged and $25 unwaged.
If you have any questions about membership you can contact the Secretary: