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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:

Executive and Committee

The 2024 ETAWA executive committee includes a majority members from the 2023 committee and three new additions.

Member Position
Nick Ognenis President
Ben Edwards Vice President
Caroline English Secretary
Andrea Fitzpatrick Treasurer
David Youngman Membership Director
Sunila Singh Committee Member
Harmony Britton Committee Member
Luisa Tersigni Committee Member
Shehan Rodrigo Committee Member
Angela Shannon Committee Member
Scott Dickson Committee Member

Join the Committee

We welcome interest in those Association members wishing to join the Committee.
It is a great way to further develop your skills.



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

Download a copy of the 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 executive@etawa.asn.au


The last ETAWA Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 30 November 2023

AGM Minutes 30 November 2023

Upcoming events and publications

ETAWA Examination Review and Member Sundowner - Friday 16 February 2024

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