The Oral History Australia Conference was held last week in sunny Sydney (13-16 September). I was torn between wanting to scurry … More
They are motivated by a desire to publicly remember the trials of their mothers, single working migrant women. Accordingly, many are also motivated by a sense of exclusion and injustice. However, not all the stories they voice are negative, although they do have the potential to challenge existing notions of post-war migrant ‘welcome’.
July 12 was another emotional night of history telling and listening. I was afforded the opportunity to speak at Museo … More