Oral historians based in Victoria (anyone engaging with oral history) are encouraged to apply for this annual award judged by Oral History Victoria (OHV). The award is open to oral historians working in any field, across community, academic or professional history. The award winner will have been responsible for an oral history project or output that is innovative, excellent and inspirational.

Eligibility: To be eligible, projects / outputs must have been active (in creation and / or production) in 2017 and / or 2018. Applicants must be based in Victoria, though their project may involve oral history work interstate or overseas. Applicants need not be members of OHV, though they will be added to the OHV mail list and encouraged to join. Members of the OHV committee may not apply.

The award winner will receive a prize of $250, and all shortlisted applicants will also be posted on the OHV website. The judging panel may award a joint prize and / or Commendations for Excellence to outstanding runners-up. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to make a short presentation about their project or output at the OHV annual general meeting on Thursday 25 October 2018.

How to Apply: Please visit our OHV Award page for information about entry requirements and details of previous winners.