Membership Benefits

The Geography Teachers’ Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV) is a member based professional teaching association.  Membership is open to educators and others interested in Geography education.

Membership of the GTAV provides :

Personal Development

The opportunity to be involved in a highly respected, proactive professional association that fosters the promotion of Geography education. The opportunity to be involved in various sub committees and working parties of the GTAV, to write for GTAV journals and resources, to pilot initiatives in Geography programs.

Professional Development

An extensive program of professional development including practical skills spatial technology workshops, fieldwork days, seminars and the Annual Conference at member rates.


One-on-one help on curriculum and resources from our full time Education Officer.

Targeted professional learning session in your school delivered by the GTAV Education Officer.


Information about curriculum developments in Geography and geographical education, support to teachers implementing Victorian curriculum Geography  F - 10 and VCE Geography.

Journals and Newsletters

Four issues of Interaction (the Association’s full colour journal) and eight issues of GTAV eNews annually providing information on latest developments in Geography and geographical education, reviews, resources, teaching strategies and fieldwork ideas.


Quality curriculum materials developed by the GTAV at member rates and access to Members Only section of the website to access current and past issues of Interaction and teaching and learning resources. Special offers made exclusively to members through this website.

Orbis Library

Access to a collection of over 9000 items, including journals, for the use of members.

Networking and Collaboration

Opportunity for networking and collaboration with other GTAV member schools, individuals and organisations.

Career pathways

Twenty FREE copies of the GTAV Careers brochure – a great promotional tool for students and parents.


Active involvement in major educational issues affecting schools through representation on statewide education/curriculum committees and at national forums.


Affiliation to the Australian Geography Teachers’ Association (AGTA)

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