Parents who work

Australia, 1989

Film
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Thomas has a sore throat but is sent to school due to his parents’ commitments at the office. Should Dad or Mum have stayed at home? This program looks at parenting and dual responsibility, the importance of forward planning employers’ attitudes to women with families, how and why employers should help and how to negotiate with a partner.

Credits

director

Ted Emery

co-producer

Seven Dimensions

Eve Ash

Language

English

Duration

00:25:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36344

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Child care

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

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Child care

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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