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 Pilot Radio Series
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.
- 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 ... Read more
- In episode two, interviewees recall their memories and experiences of school—from those who were students during the Second World War and rode horses to class, to the generation who went to school in the 1980s when computers began to replace exercise books and typewriters. Audio: Australian Generations: School Read more
- The final episode in a five part series featuring three generations of Australians, born between the 1930s and the 1970s, who recall their experiences of everyday life. From childhood, through family and work, their reflections reveal both continuity and change in Australian life, across the last half of the 20th century. Audio: Making a Life Read more