Oral History Tasmania

Oral History Tasmania

What is oral history?

Oral history is the recording of memories of people's unique life experiences. Often the only way to find out about the past is to ask someone who knows about it.

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How to do oral history

Oral History Tasmania encourages everyone to learn the best way of doing oral history.
Oral History Tasmania holds regular workshops.

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Coming Events

Oral History Workshop

The next oral history workshop is planned for Saturday 27 May 2017. Details will be available early in 2017.

Other Events

The next biennial national conference will be held in Sydney 13–16 September 2017. The theme is ‘Moving Memories: Oral History in a Global World’. Proposals for papers, roundtables and lightning sessions are invited; the deadline for proposals is 31 January 2017.

Members are welcome to attend committee meetings: monthly on Thursdays at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Inveresk, Launceston.




Good quality digital recording equipment is available for hire to members of Oral History Tasmania. It comes complete with lapel microphones, easy-to-follow instructions and USB cord for downloading the interview to your computer.

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Membership of Oral History Tasmania entitles you to the hire of equipment, discounts on all functions and publications, three issues a year of Oral History Tasmania’s newsletter, Real to Reel…

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