The first in a five part oral history series which reflects on life in 20th century Australia, spanning three generations: those born in the 1930s, 1950s and 1970s.
What are the changes and the continuities in life for Australians born four decades apart? In program one we hear memories of childhood, from those who were shaped by World War Two to those who grew up in the 1980s, the decade which heralded the digital age.
The fifth radio program using interviews recorded as part of the Australian Generations Oral History Project aired … Continue reading Glory Boxes
Going Away to School
Going away to school has been part of the education of a wide range of people in Australia. This program draws on the memories of eight people born between the 1920s and the 1980s, all of whom spent part of their schooling away from home.
In this program, memory meets imagination to reflect on the changing nature of motherhood in Australia over the past sixty years.
Crowded Houses, Empty Nests
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Fathertime: the making and shaping of fatherhood in Australia
The first radio program using interviews recorded as part of the Australian Generations Oral History Project … Continue reading Fathertime: the making and shaping of fatherhood in Australia
Australian Generations: School
In episode two, interviewees recall their memories and experiences of school—from those who were students … Continue reading Australian Generations: School
Australian Generations: Playtime
In episode three the focus is on play and leisure time, from childhood through to … Continue reading Australian Generations: Playtime
Australian Generations: Family
Episode four is all about family – from parental relationships and sibiling rivalries, to the … Continue reading Australian Generations: Family
Australian Generations: Making A Life
The final episode in a five part series featuring three generations of Australians, born between … Continue reading Australian Generations: Making A Life