Western Australia

Oral history training online

08feb(feb 8)10:30 am15(feb 15)12:30 pmOral history training onlineLearn oral history practice

Event Details

Three webinars – two hours each – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm WST – 8,10, 15 February 2022

This practical training is a stepping stone for further learning and possible employment opportunities. You will explore, plan and prepare for an oral history interview. You’ll develop an understanding of the cultural protocols and ethical considerations associated with documenting community histories. And when restrictions are lifted, you’ll have an opportunity to attend a one-day face to face practical recording workshop.


  • Three online sessions – 2 hours each – 10.30 – 12.30 (WST)
  • Student resources

Course fees: $195 (ex GST) for three sessions

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For Elaine Rabbitt oral history training and recording is a key focus and passion. She has recorded and continues to record the stories of people from all walks of life. In addition to working on state and national oral history projects, she has developed the accredited, oral history training materials for AHCILM404 ‘Record and Document Community History’. Elaine is the Training Manager at Goolarri Media Enterprises in Broome, Committee Member of Oral History Australia WA (OHAWA) and President of the Broome

Further workshop planned

Recording workshop (later date TBA):

  • 6-hour workshop of practical tips and tasks
  • use of professional recording equipment
  • individual feedback on your interview practice
  • student resources and assessment materials.

Course fee: $195 (ex GST)


8 (Tuesday) February, 10{10Tue, 08 Feb 2022 10:30:00 +0800} 30{02302} 10:30am - 15 (Tuesday) February, 12{12Tue, 15 Feb 2022 12:30:00 +0800} 30{02302} 12:30pm(GMT+08:00)

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