Winner of the Oral History NSW Community History Award 2020
Honorable Mention in the History Council NSW Awards 2020
Highly Commended in the National Trust Heritage Awards 2020
Cowra Voices is a geolocative storytelling app that tells the unique story of civic peace and reconciliation in Cowra, home of the famous Cowra Breakout.
Cowra Voices project is based in the Central West region of NSW, Australia, and began in February 2018 and was launched in August 2019 to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the Cowra Breakout.
Cowra Voices was partly funded by the Australian government through the Australia-Japan Foundation Grant 2017–2018 and 2018–2019, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Cowra Council, The Bruce and Margaret Weir Trust, the Nancy Shelley Bequest Fund, the Cowra Breakout Association and the Japan Foundation, Sydney.
To download the Cowra Voices app, go to cowravoices.org
The Nikkei Australia Cowra Voices team were: Mayu Kanamori, Masako Fukui, Jacque Schultze, Chie Muraoka