November workshop: How to do an oral history interview

November workshop: How to do an oral history interview

Learn how to plan and record professional interviews. This workshop introduces participants to the practice and methods of doing an oral history interview. It also covers features to look for in professional digital audio recorders, and why they are important. The workshop covers:• the features of an oral history interview• advantages of oral history• qualities of a good interviewer• how

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2022 History Festival theme revealed!

2022 History Festival theme revealed!

The History Festival dates are set for 1-31 May of 2022. The theme for 2022 is: REIMAGINE The 2022 theme represents an opportunity to be bold and reimagine events in terms of content as well as presentation. Here are a few ideas from the History Trust to get your brainstorming started: How have stories been an important tool in your

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OHA Biennial Conference postponed

After much discussion, Oral History Australia has made the difficult decision to postpone the OHA Biennial conference, Oral History in Troubling Times, to 2022, probably in October. A vibrant get-together in twelve months’ time with a good chance of international speakers and delegates seems a much better option than moving the conference online this year. Anyone who has registered for

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Important update about our AGM

Oral History Australia SA/NT will now hold its Annual General Meeting online using Zoom. The AGM will be held on Friday 6th August, as originally advertised, but will now commence at 4:30pm (Australian Central Standard Time). If you would like to attend the AGM, please RSVP to contact@oralhistoryaustraliasant.org.au by 5pm Wednesday 4th August. Meeting links will only be sent to

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AGM guest speaker: Sharon Mascall-Dare

AGM guest speaker: Sharon Mascall-Dare

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on: Friday 6th August, at 4:30pm (Australian Central Standard Time) Venue: ONLINE This is a free event, but RSVPs are required by Wednesday 4 August at 5pm. Please RSVP to contact@oralhistoryaustraliasant.org.au. Meeting links will only be sent to those who have replied. Our guest speaker will be Dr Sharon Mascall-Dare. Her talk

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Holden and Me: Treasures from a Working Life exhibition

Holden and Me: Treasures from a Working Life exhibition

When Holden’s last factory, at Elizabeth in South Australia, closed in late 2017, an important era of Australian automotive production ended. At its peak, Holden employed around 24,000 workers around Australia. Holden employees were diverse: workers of all ages, migrants, skilled and unskilled, professional, transient and long-term. Holden & Me: Treasures from a Working Life tells the lives of people

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