Hard work and hope: Australia's Italians

Australia, 1989

Film
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Designed to enable Australian Studies students appreciate the role of migrant labour in Australia. Focuses on the theme of work as experienced by Italian immigrants both before and after World War II. Photographs, newsreel footage and moving footage from the Italian Historical Society documents the contribution of Australia’s Italians to the community through their work. Accompanied by a 19p. Teacher’s Guide.

Credits

production company

Equality Press

Italian Historical Society

Duration

00:23:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303376

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Italians - Australia

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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