About ACTA


ACTA, the Australian Council of TESOL Associations, is the national coordinating body for all associations of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) across Australia.

Our Objectives

  • to represent and support the interests of teachers of English to speakers of other languages and dialects and their students
  • to ensure access to appropriate English language instruction for speakers of other languages and dialects
  • to encourage implementation and delivery of quality professional programs at all levels
  • to promote study, research and development of TESOL at local, regional, national and international levels.

Membership of ACTA comes automatically through membership of one of its constituent associations. 

ACTA is made up of councillors from each state and territory association (see below). To see a list of ACTA's councillors (and a point of contact for each one) please go to the Contact us page. 

 State Organisation Address 
 ACT  ATESOL ACT PO Box 3022
Manuka ACT 2603
 NSW ATESOL NSW PO Box 223
Leichhardt NSW 2040
 NT  ATESOL NT

GPO Box 4735, Darwin NT, 0801

 Qld

 QATESOL

PO Box 1234
Toowong Qld 4066

 SA

 SA TESOL

c/o CEASA, Education Development Centre
31 Milner Street
Hindmarsh SA 5007

 Tas  TasTESOL PO Box 146
Battery Point Hobart Tas 7004

 Vic

 VicTESOL

Statewide Resources Centre
150 Palmerston Street Carlton Vic 3053

 WA

 WATESOL

PO Box 8066
Perth Business Centre
125 Stirling Street
Perth WA 6000

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