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Rewind – September 2018

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...

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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...

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Oral History Victoria’s renewable energy strategy

We run on person power and it’s time to call for nominations to the OHV committee for 2018-2019. A likeable group of a dozen or so, the committee meets every 8 weeks for a couple of hours in the Melbourne CBD. At meetings we discuss and plan how to further oral...

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Our annual symposium – special journal issue

Our annual Oral History Victoria Symposium, held on 29 July 2018, has inspired a special edition of the Oral History Australia (OHA) journal. OHA Journal editor Dr Sue Anderson recently announced that the 2019 issue of the journal would be dedicated to the same theme...

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Oral history appointment at National Library

Prominent oral historian, academic, author and public commentator Dr Shirleene Robinson is to take up one of Australia's most senior oral history posts as the Senior Curator Oral History and Indigenous Programs at the National Library of Australia (NLA). Dr Robinson...

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Shelly Grant retires from National Library

The National Library of Australia will next week farewell one of its leading oral history professionals when Shelly Grant retires after more than three decades of public service. Shelly began work at the National Library of Australia (NLA) in 1984 when she took up a...

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