Affiliated Associations and other useful websites

The AAEGT strives for positive collaboration through strong state, national and international associations and organisations who share common goals. The AAEGT Council values the cohesive work with affiliated Australian associations, allied organisations, and other associations and educational bodies.

Affiliated Australian Associations

TAG Tasmanian Association for the Gifted Incorporated– A non-profit parent based organisation which runs on a voluntary basis to support those with an interest in gifted children/students, lobby and educate for better understanding of the needs of gifted children/students, provide resources to aid in the understanding of and catering for gifted students and provide some activities for gifted young people.

South Australia
GTCASA Gifted and Talented Children’s Association of South Australia– The Gifted and Talented Children’s Association of South Australia (GTCASA) is a volunteer organisation committed to the intellectual, emotional and social development of the gifted children of South Australia. GTCASA organises activities for gifted children, and for the parents, teachers and professionals who support them. For enquiries about GTCASA, please email us at

AGATEVic Association for Gifted and Talented Education Victoria –

VAGTC  Victorian Association for Gifted and Talented Children – The Victorian Association for Gifted and Talented Children provides a website that is an exceptional resource of events and information. It links to many other important aspects of education for gifted and talented children.

New South Wales
Gifted NSW: Gifted NSW Incorporated (formerly GFSG Inc.)  Gifted NSW is a not for profit association designed to support gifted children, their families and educators. Run solely by volunteers, GFSG Inc. focuses on bringing together ‘like-minds’ and those passionate about educating and engaging gifted children. They provide a vast array of supportive events through their core body and sub-branches, highlighting the needs of gifted children within the local and state communities.

Australian Capital Territory
ACTGFSGACT Gifted Families Support Group In.

Western Australia
GiftedWA- Gifted WA   Dedicated to the balanced development of students of higher cognitive potential.

Queensland and Northern Territory
No current state affiliation

Individual membership of the AAEGT is now open to people residing in Queensland and the Northern Territory. Individual membership has an annual fee of $35.00 and includes an annual subscription to the AAEGT Journal: Australasian Journal of Gifted Education. Complete the Individual membership form here.

School/Institution membership of the AAEGT is now open to schools/institutions based in Queensland and the Northern Territory. School/Institution membership has an annual fee of $75.00 and includes two copies of each journal edition during that year. Complete the School/Institution membership form here.

Any questions email Elizabeth


Allied Organisations

The AAEGT is formally affiliated with the following bodies:

Mutual Affiliation: giftEDNZ: The Professional Association for Gifted Education in Aotearoa New Zealand. On Friday 30th September, 2016. giftEdNZ and AAEGT mutually agreed to affiliate in the spirit of collaboration around our common goals and vision for gifted education. Through affiliation, the associations’ seek to support and promote each other’s endevours to enhance outcomes for gifted children through advocacy, professional learning, research and consultation.

AAEGT and giftEDNZ Affiliation

Other affiliated bodies:

GLD Australia is a national online learning community responding to the needs of gifted children and gifted adults with specific learning disability and other learning challenges, and the needs of those who care for, teach and advocate for them, through the sharing of information, research and personal experiences. Members of GLD Australia include parents, educators and other professionals dedicated to promoting awareness and understanding of the challenges faced by people who identify as gifted with learning disability (GLD) and related issues, thereby assisting them to benefit from specialised identification and intervention/treatment as early as possible. Find out more about GLD Australia

Australian Alliance of Associations in Education (AAAE) is an alliance of national professional teacher associations.The AAAE represents member national professional teacher associations, so that the voice of the teachers and educators they represent are heard by the appropriate statutory authorities and governments for the improvement of Australian educational policy and practice. Find out more about AAAE 

World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Inc. (WCGTC) is a worldwide non-profit organization that provides advocacy and support for gifted children. The WCGTC is a diverse organization networking the globe with an active membership of educators, scholars, researchers, parents, and others interested in the development and education of gifted and talented children of all ages. The WCGTC consists of its Members, Executive Committee, Delegates from member countries, and a Headquarters that recently relocated to Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The World Council was founded more than 35 years ago and hosts a biennial World Conference at a major international city during late July or early August in odd-numbered years. The 2017 World Conference will take place in Sydney, Australia.


 Other associations and educational bodies