Jackie Matthews and Richard Hill.  Photo:  Oliver Strewe

Jackie Matthews and Richard Hill. Photo: Oliver Strewe

Our aims

Oral History NSW was established in 1979 as a non-profit association supporting the promotion and improvement of oral history. Its aims include:

  • Providing a community of practice and a forum for sharing information about the techniques and application of oral history
     
  • Promoting discussion and training on all aspects of oral history as a discipline and as a means of gathering and preserving social and cultural history
     
  • Fostering preservation, access and use of oral history collections
     
  • Pursuing common objectives and maintains links with other Australian oral history associations through membership of Oral History Australia
     
  • Advocating on behalf of oral history