Welcome to THRA
The Tasmanian Historical Research
Association was founded in 1951 to promote research into and
publication of Tasmanian history.
It is managed by a committee of volunteers. Meet them here. Our Annual Report is here.
THRA is itself a member of the Federation of Australian History Societies.
well as our own news in What's New?, THRA's Facebook page offers news, talks and other
events of interest to history-lovers. Find us on
Podcasts THRA's lectures are recorded and can be heard anytime as podcasts on Soundcloud
Activities Meetings, Excursions & Conferences
year we host
eleven lectures, usually, but not always, on Tasmanian topics. Members
can hear the results of research and present papers on their own work.
2016 Lecture calendar
Summaries of each lecture over the last five years are archived here
You can search our entire lecture series by title and speaker here
The Association runs occasional conferences and organises excursions to places of historical interest. Conferences here
Our excursions are detailed here
Purchasing a THRA Publication
We publish three issues of our journal Papers and Proceedings
annually. It contains articles on a wide variety of
subjects as well as book and exhibition reviews and a list of recent publications of interest.
A sample copy is here. The Contents of the most recent issue is here
The Association has
published eighteen books. Our Publications Catalogue and Order form is here.
There is a quarterly newsletter available here.
Becoming a member of THRA
The membership application form is here.
Links to Tasmanain Historical knowledge
The website links for Tasmania's museums and many local history societies are here.
Email and other contact details for the Association's office bearers are here.
You can give us your feedback by emailing us here