Nominations for the 2019 Hazel de Berg award are now being accepted. The deadline for submission is 1 August 2019 and the awardee will be announced during the 2019 Biennial Conference in Brisbane in October 2019.
Access the 2019 Hazel de Berg Award nomination form.
The Hazel de Berg Award recognises a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of oral history over a considerable period of time. Nominees should either:
a) satisfactorily meet all of the following criteria or
b) be outstanding in one or more of these.
Please note that self-nominations are not permitted.
Relevant activities are many and varied and include:
The Judging Panel for the biennial Hazel de Berg Award will be appointed by the committee of Oral History Australia. The Judging Panel will comprise a member of Oral History New South Wales, a member of one other Australian state oral history association and a senior member of the Australian oral history profession.
Further details about the award and previous winners, and about Hazel de Berg’s life and work as a pioneering Australian oral historian, are available at https://www.oralhistoryaustralia.org.au/oral-history-award-for-excellence.html.