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.
How to do oral history
Oral History Tasmania encourages everyone to learn the best way of doing oral history.
Coming EventsNational conference in Launceston in October 2022
We look forward to welcome delegates from across Australia and around the world to the postponed national conference of Oral History Australia, Oral History in Troubling Times: Opportunities and Challenges. It will be held on Friday 14 – Sunday 16 October 2022 at the Tramsheds Function Centre. The draft program has 100 speakers plus there are pre-conference workshops on Thursday 13.
The program plus all other conference information is available on the Oral History Australia website.
Members are welcome to attend committee meetings: monthly on Thursdays at the Queen Victoria Museum, Inveresk, Launceston.