Commission a History


Professional historians can be commissioned to investigate anything from community and business histories to conducting oral history surveys, writing heritage management plans or creating an exhibition. We can help you to tell your history.

Commission a History – Useful advice:

What is the best way to tell your history?

Putting together a project brief for a consultant

Information on business agreements and model contracts for professional historians

Recommended scale of fees 

Do you have any questions? Please email the Secretary.

National Jobs & Opportunities Bulletin

If you wish to employ an historian, PHA NSW & ACT can include a short advertisement in our employment bulletin for members. This is a fair and professional way of putting you in contact with the right person. Please note, we don’t provide a preferred list of members for you to choose from.

Please send your Expressions of Interest to the the Administration Officer or contact for more information.

Your job advertisement should include:

  • Deadline and closing date for tender/expressions of interest
  • An outline of the project and tasks required
  • Project outcomes and deliverables
  • Deadline or timeframe of the actual project
  • What should applicant provide with their applications? (CV, budget costing, examples of work, etc.)
  • Contact details of the person in charge of the project

Job bulletin publication dates:

Monday, 4 February 2019

Monday, 25 February 2019

Monday, 18 March 2019

Monday, 8 April 2019

Monday, 29 April 2019

Monday, 20 May 2019

Monday, 10 June 2019