Australia: a fair and reasonable community?

Australia, 1991

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “Australia at work”.
A four part series examining Australians’ attitudes to work and to changes in the Australian workplace. This episode examines wealth and the distribution of wealth in Australian society. Though considered a fair and equitable society, the video introduces us to the people who are not involved in “wealth production”: the unemployed. An examination is made of the social welfare system in Australia and the importance of the Trade Union movement in fighting for the rights and for the safety of organised labour.

Credits

production company

Appleseed Productions

Focus Audio-Visual Services

co-producer

Mervyn Dober

Greg Shepherd

Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1991

Appears in

Australia at work

Group of items

Australia at work

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303567

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wealth

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Public welfare - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Trade-unions - Australia

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Wealth

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

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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