Sheltered workshops

Australia, 1970

Film
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Shows how sheltered workshops provide training and employment for variously handicapped people. Discusses the main problems in organising a local centre. Explains the work being done to encourage and assist disabled and handicapped people. About 150,000 Australians of working age are so seriously handicapped, mentally or physically, that they are unable to join the normal workforce. Today more than 5,000 are usefully and gainfully employed in a growing community movement - the sheltered workshop.

Credits

director

Kit Guyatt

producer

David Bairstow

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:25:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28471

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sheltered workshops

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Sheltered workshops

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Handicapped

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Handicapped - Employment

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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