Professional historians are trained to research and present history in a variety of formats. They work in museums, government departments, universities, schools, private firms (usually in the heritage sector) and as freelance writers. They create web sites, apps and interactive displays about anything from community and company histories to heritage, family and oral history projects and exhibitions that is published in a variety of formats such as a book, information pamphlet, exhibition, walking tour app or website.

As historians our members are trained in historical methods of research and bring a depth of knowledge about the past to bear on their subject. They are skilled at drawing together competing facts and viewpoints to present coherent narratives.

All professional historians have a minimum of a Bachelors degree in history at honours level and one year full time professional experience.  Many have masters or doctorates in history and are leading experts in their field.

If you wish to hire an historian, PHA NSW & ACT can include a short advertisement  in our employment bulletin for members. Please send tender invitations to the Secretary or contact for more information.