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.
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…
Australian Generations: School
In episode two, interviewees recall their memories and experiences of school—from those who were students…
Australian Generations: Playtime
In episode three the focus is on play and leisure time, from childhood through to…
Australian Generations: Family
Episode four is all about family – from parental relationships and sibiling rivalries, to the…
Australian Generations: Making A Life
The final episode in a five part series featuring three generations of Australians, born between…