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 EventsOral History workshop
An oral history workshop will be held in Launceston on Saturday 21 May 2022. Further details will be posted early in the new year.
National conference in Launceston in October 2022
We’re excited to confirm that the postponed national conference of Oral History Australia, Oral History in Troubling Times: Opportunities and Challenges, will now be held on Thursday 13 – Sunday 16 October 2022. We look forward to being able to welcome delegates from across Australia and around the world. A new Call for Presentations will be issued in coming weeks, with a deadline of 1 April 2022.
For all conference information go to the Oral History Australia website.
Members are welcome to attend committee meetings: monthly on Thursdays at the Queen Victoria Museum, Inveresk, Launceston.