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Emerald Hill Heritage Centre Program

The Emerald Hill Heritage Centre at 195 Bank St, South Melbourne offers a wonderful program for anyone seeking to research their family history or the history of their house.

Here is the program for August and September. This workshop may also interest Society members.

11 May Family History - Sepia family portraitBeginning Oral History – Workshop


Presented by Sarah Rood, professional historian from consulting historians Way Back When, this workshop will provide an introduction to oral history practice focusing on research, ethics, equipment, interviewing techniques and transcribing. It is suitable for students, volunteers, or anyone with an interest in recording oral histories by promoting best practice standards for interviewing. Learn how to prepare questions, about the forms, ethics and permissions involved, and the top tips to a good interview.


Oral History Association of Victoria website

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Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians

We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we meet and work, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation and pay respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.