Oral History Australia has established an award to recognise people who have made an outstanding contribution to the cause of oral history in Australia. The Award is not restricted to members of Oral History Australia. The inaugural award was presented at the International Oral History Association Conference Sydney in 2006. To commemorate her pioneering work in oral history, the award has been named the Hazel de Berg Award for Excellence in Oral History.
Closing date for the applications for the 2017 Award: 30 June 2017. Anyone can make a nomination and there is no impediment to a person nominating them self. This national award presents the opportunity to give public recognition and encouragement not only to the recipient but to the important role of oral history.
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