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Coronavirus update

Given the circumstances of the global coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) Oral History Australia is advising that oral historians postpone face-to-face interviews until further notice. There are many remote means of interviewing people such as Zoom, Webex and Skype. We note, however,…

New awards announced

Oral History Australia is very excited to announce two new national awards for oral historians: the Oral History Australia Book Award, and the Oral History Australia Media Award. The awards are to be presented every two years with the first…

NLA – Shelly Grant retiring

The National Library of Australia will next week farewell one of its leading oral history professionals when Shelly Grant retires after more than three decades of public service. Shelly began work at the National Library of Australia (NLA) in 1984 when…

IOHA – New president is an Aussie

Congratulations to Dr Sue Anderson on being elected President of the International Oral HistoryAssociation at the biannual conference in Finland last week. Sue is the immediate past president of Oral History Australia and editor of the OHA Journal. A lecturer…

OHA 2017 conference wrap-up

Our 2017 conference is done and dusted. Read reports on the conference by: CHENG Nien Yuan, a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney’s Department of Theatre and Performance Studies  Hamish Sewell, member, Queensland. View: our photo gallery from the…

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