The Wendy Lowenstein  Oral History project seeks to document and preserve valuable information and observations about Australian working peoples lives, that may not be a part of  paper, photographic or audiovisual records.

The interviews are observations and opinions of interesting individuals who .were interviewed  between 1967 and 1997, by Wendy Lowenstein, a leading Australian labour historian and  oral history [contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"] author.

The first oral history interview occurred in 1967 .  The project  will eventually  include over 1100 interviews of  everyday Australians talking about their life experiences. The audio will be searchable by subject , region, occupation and era

Researchers can access many of the audio files ( except where an individual and / or the interviewer has restricted access /permission)




Martie Lowenstein, is the holder of the Lowenstein Family Collection, a complete set of over 1200 interviews recorded by Wendy Lowenstein, author and pioneer Australian oral labour historian specialising in Australian working life. Permission to use the interviews for research and education is obtained by contacting this website. The Lowenstein family holds all rights to this collection of interviews recorded between 1967 and 2002.

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