Preservation of oral history collections

Concerned about the preservation of oral history collections? Oral History Australia President Professor Alistair Thomson recently joined a panel discussing a proposal for the development of an Australian Language Data Commons which could also potentially provide a home for some oral history.

The session, ‘Bringing Data to Life: Co-Designing a Language Data Commons’, was held on Yuggera and Turrbal land at Brisbane Powerhouse on 4 August 2022.

It is available by using the following link:

Professor Thomson speaks from about 3 minutes to 10:36. Please note there’s an issue with volume for a time but that improves about a minute in.