Oral History Australia SA/NT Presidents Project: 40 Years of Oral History

2020-2021 Client: Oral History Australia SA/NT Oral History Australia SA/NT commissioned a series of interviews with past presidents of the Association, in recognition of the Association’s 40th anniversary. I was honoured to be asked by former president Beth Robertson to Read More …

Pathways to employment oral history project – stage 4

2021 Client: Mount Lofty Districts Historical Society I am undertaking a series of sixteen oral history interviews with business owners in the Adelaide Hills district, exploring their educational opportunities, aspirations, opportunities, and experiences running their own businesses. The interviewees come Read More …

Life history interviews

2006- Clients: various I have undertaken life history interviews of individuals for families wanting a recorded history of a parent or grandparent, and for clients such as the State Library of South Australia, the Mount Lofty Districts Historical Society, and Read More …

Pathways to employment oral history project

2020 Client: Mount Lofty Districts Historical Society I am undertaking a series of oral history interviews with women aged in their nineties about their life and work experiences, examining their aspirations, opportunities, realities and reflections on lifelong education and employment. Read More …

Mulwala Explosives Facility oral history and interpretation project

2017-2018 Client: Department of Defence and Australian Munitions/Thales Australia As the Mulwala Explosives Facility undergoes a major period of redevelopment and modernisation, I undertook an oral history project to record the experiences of thirteen current and former workers at the Read More …

Oral histories of doctors and scientists

2006- Clients: various I have undertaken oral history interviews of individuals with a medical and scientific background for clients including the State Library of South Australia, the Department of Defence, and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Life in Woomera Oral History Project

2017-2018 Client: State Library of South Australia I undertook a series of oral history interviews with individuals who lived and worked or grew up in Woomera in the 1950s – 1970s.  These interviews were used in an exhibition at the Read More …

Tonsley Park Cultural History Project

2012-2013 Client: Department of Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy (DMITRE)(SA), subconsultant for Martins Integrated (now Martins Brand House) I prepared a report on the natural, agricultural, social and industrial history of the Tonsley Park site, and undertook filmed interviews Read More …

Bowden Urban Village Cultural Mapping Project

2010-2011 Client: Land Management Corporation (now Renewal SA), subconsultant for DASH Architects I undertook interviews to document the social and industrial heritage of the former gasworks and Clipsal sites at Bowden.  Eleven key themes were identified that best encapsulate the Read More …

Meadows Heritage Walk

2010-2011 Client: Meadows community (SA) Using quotes from a series of interviews I undertook in 2007-2008, I wrote the text for 13 interpretive signs, and for an accompanying brochure to guide visitors around the main historic features of Meadows.  The Read More …