Project Timeline

Recording of Australian English speakers (target 1000 speakers) across Australia was started in June 2011 and completed in June 2015.  A total of 861 participants with complete sets of 3 one-hour sessions per participant were recorded at 17 locations.

The data has been partially annotated and the complete data set (audio, video and full demographic information) is available to project members. The audio data and some video data, together with restricted demographic information, is available to other researchers by registering here.

 

Detailed timeline

Annotation Task started at Macquarie University, March 2012. Completed December 2014.

Recording started at Charles Darwin University, Darwin, August 2013. Completed June 2015.

Recording for Castlemaine speakers, at the University of Melbourne, started March 2013. Completed December 2013.

Recording started at the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, July 2012. Completed December 2012.

Recording started at James Cook University, Townsville, May 2012. Completed June 2012.

Recording started at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, April 2012. Completed June 2015.

Recording started at the University of New England, Armidale, April 2012. Completed December 2012.

Recording started at the University of Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, March 2012. Completed April 2012.

Recording started at the University of Western Australia, Perth, January 2012. Completed June 2012.

Recording started at the Australian National University, Canberra, December 2011. Completed March 2012.

Recording started at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, November 2011. Completed August 2012.

Recording started at Flinders University, Adelaide, November 2011. Completed December 2012.

Recording started at the University of Sydney, October 2011. Completed April 2012.

Recording started at the University of Tasmania, Hobart, September 2011. Completed November 2011.

Recording started at the University of Canberra, August 2011. Completed November 2011.

Recording started at Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, July 2011. Completed November 2011

?All twelve Black Boxes built and shipped to the recording sites. August 2011.

Launch of the AusTalk website: Australia Day 2011.