Interviews

Australian Generations Interviews

38 of our interviews are available online on the National Library of Australia’s website.         Click here to explore the Australian Generations Collection. 

Australian Generations Oral History Interview Map

As we record life histories a pin will appear on the map representing the location of the interview. Click on the pin to find out more about the person we interviewed. Click on the link below to access the map.

Australian Generations Oral History Project Interview Map

Australian Generations Radio Series

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 aired on ABC Radio National’s Hindsight in November 2013. The feature uses memories from across the generations, alongside the views of historians and sociologists, to explore how fatherhood has changed over the 20th century.

Crowded Houses, Empty Nests

The second radio program using interviews recorded as part of the Australian Generations Oral History Project aired on ABC Radio National’s Hindsight in March 2014. The feature goes inside that personal space we call ‘home’ to explores ideas of house and home in Australia across the 20th century.

Initial Radio Series: Using Pilot Interviews

The National Library of Australia and ABC Radio National played significant collaborative roles in producing a radio series based on pilot interviews conducted by the research team in 2008-2009. The interviews featured on Radio National’s Hindsight over five weeks during 2010.