Oral history resources

Recorded oral histories can be a valuable source of family history. The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) holds a large collection of moving image, recorded sound and photographic materials relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories. Search Mura the online catalogue for this collection.

The Australian War Memorial also has an oral histories collection. Search Australian War Memorial collection for film and sound recordings.

The South Australian Museum holds the very significant Norman Tindale Collection and there are a number of records included in the collection.

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