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Hazel de Berg Award for Excellence in Oral History
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'Every two years, in conjunction with our national conference, Oral History Australia (OHA) presents an award to recognise a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of oral history over a considerable period of time.

'The award is named after Hazel de Berg (pictured left), one of Australia's pioneering and most prolific oral historians, who recorded just over 1300 interviews during her lifetime.

'From 1957, Hazel de Berg documented Australia's social history by recording poets, novelists, historians, painters, musicians and scientists - people who were contributing to the ongoing intellectual life of Australia.' (