Joining Oral History Australia

Joining Oral History Australia is easy! Please complete the 2023-24 membership form and send it to us with the relevant membership fee:

  • Individual members $40
  • Student/pensioner  $30
  • Institutional members $65

E-mail the form to us at (if you are paying by EFT), or post the form to the address on the form (together with your cheque).

Membership benefits include:

  • Word of Mouth newsletter (download the index to see a list of articles published in issues 1- 70);
  • subscription to the annual Oral History Australia Journal which contains papers given at the biennial conference or other papers considered of particular topical interest;
  • opportunity to publish peer-reviewed papers in Oral History Australia Journal;
  • invitations to participate in events such as behind-the-scenes tours of exhibitions, talks and seminars
  • discounts on publications, including the Oral History Handbook by Beth Robertson
  • discounted registration for oral history workshops
  • opportunity to apply for an oral history grant
  • discounted hire of the Fostex digital recording equipment
  • discounted registration for the biennial conference of Oral History Australia
  • opportunity for professional oral historians to register in the online directory

State Associations hold regular meetings, run workshops, and publish newsletters (see Word of Mouth Spring 2012 as an example) and also provide a friendly and informative forum for those interested in oral history.

Membership form

Why not sign up now? Simply download the form, fill it out and either e-mail it (if paying by EFT) or send it with your cheque to:

PO Box 165
Barmera, SA 5345