Coping: isolation and transience in a new Australian mining town

Australia, 1979

Film
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A study of four women’s lives in the remote mining community of Leinster, Western Australia. They are all members of the Country Women’s Association, a club which provides them with companionship in a strange environment. Details the daily life and social activities of the women and their families who live closely together in this remote town. Narrated by Philip Robertson.

Credits

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Film Australia

Duration

01:43:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013944

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Women - Interviews

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mining districts - Western Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Rural women

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Mining towns

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Outback Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Western Australia - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Western Australia - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Women - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community life

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community organization

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Country life - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Country life - Psychological aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Mining districts - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Rural women

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social isolation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Australia

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Social conditions

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Social isolation

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women - Australia

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Country life - Psychological aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Rural women

People → Women - Interviews

Places → Outback Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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