Australia: a technological society?

Australia, 1991

Film
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Episode of Series “Australia at work”.
A four part series examining Australians’ attitudes to work and to changes in the Australian workplace. This final episode examines the increasing impact of technology throughout all Australian industry. Increases in productivity are linked to the growing mechanisation of industries and a resultant change to traditional work practices. As a direct result of increased mechanisation, workers now need to retrain and be educated in using new technologies. Through interviews with employees and management the impact of technology on working life is discussed, as well as the effects technology will have on Australian society in the future.

Credits

co-producer

Greg Shepherd

Mervyn Dober

production company

Focus Audio-Visual Services

Appleseed Productions

Language

English

Duration

01:00:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38311

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Employees - Effect of technological innovations on

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Information technology - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Technological unemployment

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Employees - Effect of technological innovations on

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Information technology - Social aspects

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technological unemployment

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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