OHV awards winner

Kirby Fenwick, winner of the 2018 OFV Award

Kirby Fenwick, winner 2018 OHV Awards

Congratulations to Kirby Fenwick whose audio documentary ‘The First Friday in February‘ took out the 2018 Oral History Victoria Award at our awards and annual general meeting night on 25 October 2018.

Kirby’s documentary tells the story of the first AFLW game, between Collingwood and Carlton in February 2017, through the memories of women who were in the stands.

Thanks also to our other very worthy finalists in this year’s awards:

  • Lee Valentine and Ryan Gustafsson – Call Me by My Name, a series of moving and insightful podcasts with10 trans and gender diverse people in and around Melbourne
  • Rose Turtle – Light at the End – an oral history performance work where Rose asks refugees living in Victoria to respond to two intriguing questions, about a moment of light in their life and about what makes you strong.




2018 OHV award finalists

Finalists in the 2018 OHV Awards



Rewind – September 2018

Screenshot of the top section of the new-look Rewind newsletter

Screenshot of the top section of the new-look Rewind newsletter

As of September 2018 the Oral History Victoria newsletter ‘Rewind’ has a new electronic format.

Distributed through the MailChimp platform, the new-look ‘Rewind’ newsletter brings together all the latest news from our website, Facebook page and beyond. You can view it on your computer through your mail program or on your mobile device.

Current OHV members will receive the newsletter by email or if you are not a member you can subscribe. You can also view the latest issue through your browser by clicking on the following link:

Rewind – September 2018

This web page also includes a button for those who wish to subscribe to the newsletter.

If you have any trouble accessing this newsletter or have any feedback, please contact us at contact@oralhistoryvictoria.org.au.


OHV Innovation Award ceremony and AGM

Members and friends of Oral History Victoria are invited to attend our presentation evening and AGM at the Royal Historical Society Building on the corner of A’Beckett St and Williams St (opposite Flagstaff station – enter via Williams St entrance) on the 25th of October.

Image courtesy of State Library of Victoria

Image courtesy of State Library of Victoria 

Please visit our events page for more information and to RSVP.