Carol McKirdy - Oral Historian
Carol has excellent experience and expertise with oral history.
Practicing Oral History with Immigrant Narrators, published by Left Coast Press / Routledge, 2015
TAFE NSW Sydney Institute Oral History Project
Sudanese People in the Sutherland Shire - A Moving Community
TAFE NSW Sydney Institute 120 years Imagine Project
The Benevolent Society 200 Years Anniversary Celebration
Edmondson Park South Oral History Project - oral historian contracted through Cintel.
Australian Golf Heritage Society Oral History Project, 2013-2016
Gib Gate 60 years young Oral History Project
Chinese Life Stories of the Sutherland Shire Oral History Project, 2014-2015
Latin American Life Stories of the Sutherland Shire Oral History Project, 2015-2016
Egyptian Life Stories of the Sutherland Shire Oral History Project, 2016-2017
Freelance oral histories and life stories
Coordinator Soundbites event for the History Council NSW History Week -2011 (Eat History), 2012 (Threads)
Oral History NSW Australia member and former committee member
Member of national working party developing oral history curriculum for the vocational training sector
Presented papers on oral history at international conferences in Glasgow, Scotland (2009), Launceston (2009), Sydney (2010), Melbourne (2011), Montreal, Canada (2012), selected for the International Oral History Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2012, Tampa Florida, USA Oral History Annual Meeting, 2015, Melbourne, 2016, Wollongong 2016.
SHELLHARBOUR CITY LIBRARIES - Heritage Festival Event 2013 Growing your Family Tree
Orange City Council - Villages of the Heart Oral History Project - Trainer, 2013-2014
Westfield Premier's History scholarship recipient (2008) to study oral history practice in the United Kingdom
Creator and manager of an educational oral history wiki website incorporating curriculum materials for Primary, Secondary and TAFE students and the community.
Dr Mark McKirdy - Writer
Mark has a Doctorate of Creative Arts in Writing and has published widely including:
Rare Species Truths My Tutor Never Told Me, Bantam Books
Newsmakers, Ashton Scholastic
Two Sides to Everything,
Write Time, Jacaranda Press
The Bulletin - feature articles, poetry
Sunday Telegraph / Family Circle - travel articles
Press Releases for organisations including the New Orleans
Convention and Visitors Bureau and FRATADD, NSW
Various online travel magazines
Mark's doctoral thesis on Australian History was entitled: The Secret Journal of Captain Cook (1994).
Mark's latest book-
Lost and Profound: The rejected Book Reviews by Famous People (available through Amazon.com.)