AGTA 2019 Awards for published materials

AGTA presents biennial awards to producers of materials used in the teaching of geography.

>> Guidelines
>> Information flyer
>> Entry form

Entries should be sent to
AGTA Awards Convenors
Lorraine Chaffer and Susan Caldis
c/- Geography Teachers Association of NSW,
PO Box 699,
Lidcombe NSW 1825

>> For further enquiries please contact the Awards Convenors, Susan Caldis and Lorraine Chaffer at

>> Closing date: Sunday 30 June 2019

AGTA 2016 Award Recipients

The following AGTA 2016 Awards were presented at the AGTA 2017 Conference held in Melbourne, Victoria.

Primary resource (F-6)
No awards

Middle school resource (7-10)
Geography: NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum (Published by Cambridge University Press) – Winner

Senior secondary resource (11-12)
VCE Geography series (Published by GTAV) – Winner

Digital resource
Food for Thought (Published by Oxfam Australia) – Winner

Geographic education resource
Interaction Vol 44 No 1, The Fieldwork Issue (Published by GTAV) – Winner
Geographical Education, Vol 28 (2015) (Produced by AGTA) – Highly commended

Non-commercial/Not-for-profit generated resource
Spatial Educators Toolkit (Produced by Queensland Spatial Information Council) – Highly commended

AGTA 2014 Award Recipients

The following AGTA 2014 Awards were presented at the AGTA 2015 Conference held in Rotorua, New Zealand.

Primary resource (F-6)
Discovering Geography (Published by Pearson) – Winner

Junior secondary resource (7-10)
Geography Alive for the Australian Curriculum (Years 7-10) (Published by Jacaranda, John Wiley Sons) – Winner
Jacaranda Atlas (8th Edition) (Published by Jacaranda, John Wiley Sons) – Highly commended
Pearson Geography 7-8 series (Published by Pearson) – Highly commended

Senior secondary resource (11-12)
No awards

Digital resource
Tsunami: The Ultimate Guide (Produced by Australian Tsunami Advisory Group) – Highly Commended

Geographic education resource
No awards

Non-commercial/Not-for-profit generated resource
Get Connected: Water in the World (Produced by World Vision Australia) – Winner

AGTA 2012 Award Recipients

The following AGTA 2012 Awards were presented at the AGTA 2013 Conference held in Perth, Western Australia.

Primary resource
Inquiry into Pandas Kit (GTASA) – Winner
All’s Well (One World Centre) – Commendation

Junior secondary resource
Water for Life (GEP at GTAV) – Winner
Disaster Mapper (Attorney General Dept.) – Commendation
Longman Atlas 6th Edition (Pearson) – Commendation

Senior secondary resource
VCE Resources & Perspectives Units 3 & 4 (GTAV) – Joint Winner
VCE Geography Environments Units 1 & 2 (GTAV) – Joint Winner
Student Guide to Stage 3 Geography (GAWA) – Commendation

Disaster Mapper (Attorney General Dept.) – Winner
Mapping your Career (GTAV) – Highly Commended

Geographic resource
Keys to Geography: Essential Skills (Macmillan) – Winner
Interaction – Volume 39, March 2011(GTAV) – Commendation

Non-commercial resource
No awards