Work: a window on Australian society

Australia, 1991

Film
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Episode number 1 of Series “Australia at work”.
A four part series examining Australians’ attitudes to work and to changes in the Australian workplace. This first episode introduces some key concepts in any discussion of work: labour, division of labour, industry, and industrial relations. Through interviews with a wide cross-section of people the video examines what is meant by work and the work ethic, and examines how people define themselves through work.

Credits

co-producer

Greg Shepherd

Mervyn Dober

production company

Focus Audio-Visual Services

Appleseed Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38308

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work ethic

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Industrial relations - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor and laboring classes - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Work ethic

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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