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Who are these people?

We at the YCW Archive and Research Centre have come across a number of Photographs in various collections that are untitled. Due to this, we do not know any information regarding the image or the people in it. This is … Continue reading

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The YCW Archive Catalogue is Here!

Good news! After countless hours of sorting, searching and categorising, the catalogue of YCW Archive materials can now be made available. To access the database go to the “Information for Researchers” page above. Congratulations to the Archive team in both Sydney and … Continue reading

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Snapshot into YCW History!

Currently as we are coming to the end of January, we here at the YCW Archive and Research Centre have been wondering, how did the past YCW members and groups spend their Januarys? With a little digging, in and around … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2014! Hello 2015!

2014 was a significant year for the YCW Archive and Research Centre. It was a year where the Archive grew number wise in people power, with the addition of three tertiary level students into the mix with Melissa. These three students … Continue reading

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Displaying the ‘Bill Armstrong’ Banner Collection!

In October, former YCW Member & President Bill Armstrong donated a selection of YCW memorabilia. From this selection, various pieces of memorabilia will eventually be displayed at the YCW Archive and Research Centre. Here is a sneak peak at part of … Continue reading

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Introducing the DOCUMENTARY PROJECT

Introducing…the YCWArchive … Documentary Project… Are you interested in telling stories about the YCW and its amazing past? Do you have skills in multimedia, writing, illustration or researching? Then come along and join the 3 Minute YouTube Project To find … Continue reading

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Archive Action – The Interviewer Workshop

Over the first weekend in May, ten volunteers participated in a two day Interviewer Training Workshop as part of the Archive’s Oral History Project. It was a terrific weekend and although there was lots of hard work done we still found … Continue reading

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Join The Research Team

Last year, the Archive launched its major Oral History Project. The aim of the Project is to capture the life stories of people involved in the YCW and NCGM from its inception in Australia to 2010. These recorded stories will … Continue reading

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Happenings Over Summer

Whilst this blog has been a bit quiet, the Archive has been busy over summer. Molly Strano, a Sports and Recreation Management student from Victoria University, completed a placement in Archive, helping to trace the history of the Victorian YCW … Continue reading

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Where did we come from? Where are we now?

We are conducting a survey of former Australian YCW Members, to get a sense of where, when and how people joined the YCW. Please join in by filling in the form below. Thank you! The information you have provided will be kept … Continue reading

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