Frances Rush - OAM


Oral History NSW congratulates long time member Frances Rush on being awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) last week for work with communities. Frances first worked in oral history in the early 1990s. She was a committee member of Oral History NSW from 2005 to 2011. 

Her oral history projects include People of the Cross (with Gina Lennox) held at the State Library of NSW, interviews on the social impact of polio in Australia held at the National Library of Australia, Stuff Happens – an oral history project on squalor and hoarding for the NSW Public Guardian & Catholic Community Services and interviews for the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants Oral History Project.