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What is ETAWA?

The Economics Teachers’ Association of Western Australia (ETAWA) is a professional association for teachers of Economics in Years 11 and 12 and Economics and Business in Years 5 to 10.

ETAWA's mission is to promote and support the study of Economics and its underlying importance to society today and tomorrow.

The Association's aims are to:

To achieve these things ETAWA supports the teaching of Economics by:


The 2022 ETAWA executive committee includes a mix of members from the 2021 committee and new faces.

Member Position
Nick Ognenis President
Mandy Hudson Vice President
Rebecca Hawkins Secretary
Andrea Fitzpatrick Treasurer
Caroline English Membership Director
Sunila Singh Executive Member
David Youngman Executive Member
Sean Vagg Executive Member
Harmony Britton Executive Member
Luisa Tersigni Executive Member
Justin Searle Executive Member


ETAWA is a formally registered association. It is run in accordance with the constitution that was approved at the 2020 Annual General Meeting.

Download a copy of the updated ETAWA Constitution.

Life members

ETAWA as a professional association has since its inception relied on the time and expertise of teachers who have volunteered to be involved in its organisation and conduct. Over the past 50 years, six to ten members have each year given their time and effort to be on the executive of the association which has benefited thousands of teachers of Economics. Of these people, a select few have been made ETAWA Life Members in recognition of their outstanding service.

  • Kim Bolto
  • John Duncan
  • Greg Hancock
  • Mandy Hudson
  • Steven Kemp
  • Dave King
  • Bob Miller
  • John Moore
  • Gary O’Brien
  • Greg Parry
  • Kim Roberts
  • Sunila Singh
  • Chris Stone
  • Andrew Tibbitt
  • David Yates

Due to incomplete historical records this list may not be exhaustive. If you are aware of another person who has been made a life member at an ETAWA AGM, please email


The last ETAWA Annual General Meeting was held on Friday 12th November 2021.

2021 AGM Minutes 12 November 2021

Upcoming events and publications

11 April 2022

ETAWA Good Answer Guide 2021

Orders available from April 11

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