In this section access guidance provided by Oral History Australia (OHA) in relation to the ethical practice of oral history.

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What is oral history?

What makes oral history different and useful?

Read a brief description of some of they key features and benefits of oral history research.

Practising oral history

This overview provides some guidance on oral history best practice and includes links to a number of OHA practice guides.

Hiring an oral history practitioner

This overview provides some guidance for individuals and organisations considering engaging an oral history practitioner.


Find out about the different types of oral history training including:

  • university-based training
  • accredited vocational training
  • workshops and seminars offered by OHA State associations.
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