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For Love or Money, 1983: Equal pay paradox

This clip shows scenes that illustrate the story of women's work in Australia during the Great Depression. At that time women were able to find work, particularly piecework, because employers could pay them lower wages than men. Film of women working in tobacco factories, canneries, restaurants, a food production line and ...


For Love or Money, 1983: A very efficient secretary

This clip shows black-and-white and colour footage of the world of work for women in Australia in the 1960s. Women at that time, including married women, were being urged into the workplace. Women in factory production lines are shown, followed by footage of women doing office work at typewriters, adding machines and early ...