Who pays the price?

Australia, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “The Work that was”.
One of a 3 part series on unemployment in Australia, presented by Keith Windschuttle. Examines the role of new technology in displacing people from traditional jobs. Shows how silicon chips are made, and their current and future applications in traditionally labour intensive areas such as retailing, banking and office work. Looks at the possible social effects of technological change in the context of Australia’s economic system.

Credits

production company

Australian Broadcasting Commission

producer/director

Peter Wilkinson

Duration

00:30:58:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Appears in

The Work That Was

Group of items

The Work That Was

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012961

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Management

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Automation - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Employees - Effect of technological innovations on

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Technological unemployment

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Technology - Social aspects

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Employees - Effect of technological innovations on

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technological unemployment

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology - Social aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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