Oral History Australia
Giving Voice to the Past

STUDY ORAL HISTORY ONLINE - UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA

by | September 29, 2016

This course is part of its Diploma of Family History, a unit entitled ‘Oral History’, which is fully online and has a fee concession for domestic students.

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ORAL HISTORY AUSTRALIA URGES ALL HISTORIANS TO PROTEST AT CUTS TO SA STATE LIBRARY

by | September 11, 2016

Oral History Australia urgently appeals for all historians to protest against the Government cuts to the budget of the State Library of South Australia.  Let your voice be heard; sign the petition now.

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CALL OUT TO VOLUNTEERS FOR A HIV/AIDS ORGANISATION IN AUSTRALIA 1980s and 1990s

by | September 10, 2016

Researchers wish to speak to individuals across Australia who volunteered in HIV/aids related capacities to explore their contributions and the impact of their involvement on individuals and non-profit community based organisations. 

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INAUGURAL ORAL HISTORY SYMPOSIUM - OUR STORIES, OUR WAY MAY 2016 REPORT

by | August 10, 2016

The inaugural Our Stories, Our Way Indigenous Oral History symposium 5 May 2016 in Perth, brought together community members and oral historians to explore new methodologies for preserving Indigenous oral histories which empower Indigenous peoples to tell their own stories in their own ways.

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REPORT FROM 2016 INTERNATIONAL ORAL HISTORY CONFERENCE INDIA

by | August 10, 2016

Read the interersting reports of the 2016 Conference held in Bangalore, India May 2016.
Dr. Sue Anderson, President, Oral History Australia, elected Oceania Representative.

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AUSTRALIAN GENERATIONS ORAL HISTORY THEME ISSUE OF AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL STUDIES

by | March 28, 2016

Seven articles from the Australian Generations team illuminating a range of topics in Australian social history.

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OHA JOINS APPEALS AGAINST FUNDING CUTS TO MANY NATIONAL CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

by | March 9, 2016

Oral History Australia has asked that the Minister for the Arts reconsider his decision to cut funding to invaluable national cultural institutions.

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REVISED OHA GUIDELINES ON FEES FOR INTERVIEWING AND TRANSCRIPTION NOW AVAILABLE

by | March 4, 2016

These revised guidelines are offered to help oral historians establish appropriate rates.

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CONFERENCES and JOURNALS - CALLS FOR PAPERS

by | January 17, 2016

There are many opportunities to participate and share your historical research and practice. See latest Calls for Papers

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JUST PUBLISHED - THE ORAL HISTORY READER 3rd edition

by | November 26, 2015

Edited by Robert Perks and Alistair Thomson, this third edition is a comprehensive, international anthology combining major, ‘classic’ articles with cutting-edge pieces on the theory, method and use of oral history.

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CONSIDER SHARING YOUR EXPERIENCE BY PUBLISHING THROUGH THE PRACTICING ORAL HISTORY SERIES

by | November 4, 2015

If you practice oral history as a museum curator, public historian, librarian, transcriber, community activist, educator or related field consider sharing your experience through publication by Left Coast Press in their series Practicing Oral History

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CONGRATULATIONS TO JILL CASSIDY WINNER OF THE 2015 HAZEL DE BERG AWARD

by | September 20, 2015
CONGRATULATIONS TO JILL CASSIDY WINNER OF THE 2015 HAZEL DE BERG AWARD

Jill Cassidy from Tasmania was awarded the 2015 Hazel de Berg Award for Excellence in Oral History at the Oral History Australia national conference in Perth WA Sept 9-12.

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