In this section learn about Oral History Western Australia (OHWA) – how it operates and what it stands for.

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About OHWA

This OHWA overview includes:

  • a general description of the organisation
  • its aims
  • history
  • governance.

OHWA history

Learn about the history of our organisation and pioneering oral historian Jean Teasdale.

What is oral history?

Find out more about the methodology of oral history. Why it’s used, who uses it and what makes it special.

Guidance about the practice of oral history is available on our national website.

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