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

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

303568

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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