Next events and current news

For updates as they become available, see Events and News pages.

Role and activities

The role of the MLTA is to promote language learning in the ACT by providing a voice for language teachers and to facilitate professional dialogue among ACT colleagues and with colleagues in other jurisdictions.

The MLTA supports members through:

For more information, see the MLTA ACT Constitution (updated 2022) and the Events and News pages.

Office Bearers 2024

Roles and responsibilities of MLTA office-bearers are outlined in the attachment. MLTA executive and committee members are listed below. To contact the committee or to a member of MLTA executive, please email
Role Name
Executive President Prudence Roveta
Executive Vice-President Jo Chilver
Executive Treasurer Lena Britton
Executive Secretary Mei Turnip
Publications Editor Myriam Davies
Website Manager Frank Keighley
Public Officer Annemarie Power
Committee member Nicola Barkley
Committee member Margo Smith
Committee member Cathy Marot
Committee member Laurie Kahoul


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Professional Standards Stream C Registration Form
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Professional Standards Phase 2 Information
Canberra Languages Forum Update April 2010
Plus change Abstract
Language Adventures Poster
Report on launch of Draft National Professional Standards for Teachers (added 29 April 2010)


Teachers of languages in Canberra and the ACT region are invited to become members or renew membership for 2024. All new memberships and membership renewals will be completed online. For individual memberships please use this link with Trybooking. You can elect to have your school invoiced or be personally invoiced for your membership through the Trybooking link. For more details, please see the email to members from MLTA ACT.

Membership of MLTA ACT provides the benefits of newsletters, events, affiliation to the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers' Associations, (AFMLTA), including a subscription to the national language teachers' journal, Babel, as well as FIPLV (see "Role and activities" above).

Contact details for MLTA ACT

Please note the new postal address below, as of 27 February 2024 Modern Language Teachers' Association of the ACT
PO Box 277
Belconnen ACT 2616


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