Since 1979, Oral History Australia and its predecessor, the Oral History Association of Australia, has published an annual journal for the benefit of its members and the broader oral history practitioner community.
The journal contains articles, reports and book reviews and in recent years has also included a section for peer-reviewed articles.
The publication was previously known as the Oral History Association of Australia Journal and since 2014 has been the Oral History Australia Journal (ISSN: 0158 7366).
The journal's content reflects the diversity and vitality of oral history practice in Australia and may include contributions from overseas.The views expressed by contributors do not necessarily reflect the views of the Editor, the Editorial Board or the publisher of the Oral History Australia Journal.
Since 2017 the journal has been published in an electronic format only.
Accessing the journal
The current issue of the journal is available to OHA members through a password-protected link.
Log-in details for this page are issued to members by branch secretaries annually when a new issue becomes available.
Overseas institutions can receive a copy of the current Oral History Journal - and/or previous issues - by paying a fee.
Previous issues of the journal can be accessed one of two ways:
Access indexes to previous issues of the journal:
Contributions are currently being sought for the Oral History Australia Journal No. 41, 2019. This is a special issue with the theme: Oral History and the Emotions.
Deadlines associated with this issue are:
See further details of the Call for Papers:
Please refer to the following style guide and frequently asked questions concerning the peer-review process.