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Sign advertising women's traineeships at Simpson's Gloves, c1959

This is a large painted metal sign advertising traineeships for young women at the Simpson's Glove factory in Richmond, Victoria. It reads 'GIRLS WANTED TO LEARN HANDBAG, COAT AND GLOVE TRADE. Also Experienced Machinists and Bench Hands. BEST PAY AND CONDITIONS!' The sign is 61.5 cm high and 93 cm wide. It is part of the ...

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 3

This is an excerpt from a silent, black-and-white advertisement for KIWI Shoe Polish, made in Britain for an audience throughout the British Empire during the First World War. It shows a hotel manager sitting at his office desk, deliberating about what he should do to solve the staffing shortage caused by the enlistment ...

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 4

This is an excerpt from a silent, black-and-white advertisement for KIWI Shoe Polish, made in Britain for an audience throughout the British Empire during the First World War. A hotel manager has been left with a staffing crisis after two of his 'boot staff' (who clean the guests' boots) enlist in the armed forces. His ...

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 5

This is an excerpt from a silent, black-and-white advertisement for KIWI Shoe Polish, made in Britain for an audience throughout the British Empire during the First World War. The excerpt opens with a view of the service entrance of a hotel. A sign above the entrance reads 'STAFF & GOODS'. An Australian soldier stands with ...

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 6

This is an excerpt from a silent, black-and-white advertisement for KIWI Shoe Polish, made in Britain for an audience throughout the British Empire during the First World War. It shows two young boys outside the service entrance to a hotel, which has a sign fixed to it advertising for 'boot boys' (to shine boots). They ...

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 7

This is an excerpt from a silent, black-and-white advertisement for KIWI Shoe Polish, made in Britain for an audience throughout the British Empire during the First World War. It shows two young boys applying to be 'boot boys' (to shine boots) at a hotel whose entire 'boot staff' has enlisted in the armed forces. A secretary ...

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KIWI Shoe Polish, 1916 - asset 8

This is an excerpt from a silent, black-and-white advertisement for KIWI Shoe Polish, made in Britain for an audience throughout the British Empire during the First World War. It shows two young boys trying to convince a hotel manager to give them jobs as 'boot boys' (to shine boots). The boys' pleading is accompanied by ...

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The Man Who Stole My Mother's Face, 2003: The rapist label

This clip shows footage of Michael, the son of the documentary's subject, Laura Henkel, and sister of the filmmaker, Cathy Henkel. In an interview, Michael denies blaming his mother for the rape she experienced as a young woman. The film then cuts to his mother, who gives her own perspective on the incident. Cutting back ...

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Snowy Hydro - Where Men and Mountains Meet, 1963: 'The Snowy Mountains song'

This clip shows workers from the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme singing 'The Snowy Mountains song' about life on the Scheme. It opens with a long shot of a construction camp in the evening and cuts to a staged scene in a crowded recreational hut where the workers, all men, sing the song led by a man with a guitar. ...

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Snowy Hydro - Where Giants Meet, 1948: A man from Snowy River

This clip shows an excerpt from a dramatised documentary made to recruit bulldozer drivers to work on the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme. It opens with a stockman in the Snowy Mountains deciding to sign on to the Scheme. He is then shown confidently operating a bulldozer, while a voice-over of the foreman indicates ...

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The Gunston Tapes, 1975: The Liberal with a Labor face

This clip shows actor Garry McDonald in his role as inept interviewer Norman Gunston with a guest, former Australian Liberal prime minister John Gorton. It is an excerpt from the television series 'The Norman Gunston Show', recorded with a studio audience, and includes Gunston welcoming his guest and offering him refreshments ...

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Island life: needs and wants

Get ready for life on a tropical island. Pack things to take to the island. Think about the importance of items such as food, water and shelter. Look at the consequences of your choices. Notice that a shortage of essential items may lead to sickness, rubbish build-up or crumbling buildings. Recognise that some of the choices ...

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Island life: smart choices

Get ready for life on a tropical island. Pack things to take to the island. Think about the importance of items such as tools, clothing and a first aid kit. Look at the consequences of your choices. Notice that a shortage of essential items may lead to sickness, rubbish build-up or crumbling buildings. Recognise that some ...

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Island life: life choices

Get ready for life on a tropical island. Pack things to take to the island. Think about the importance of items such as a fishing rod, seeds and a spade. Look at the consequences of your choices. Notice that a shortage of essential items may lead to sickness, rubbish build-up or crumbling buildings. Recognise that some ...

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Getting ready for work

This resource contains information, activities and tasks on how to write job applications, develop your interview skills and enhance your phone application skills. It includes writing templates and proformas for students for a variety of workplace contexts. This resource supports the Australian Curriculum in English K–10.

Teacher resource

Strong start, Great teachers

A resource to support teacher induction in schools. Part of the 'Great Teaching, Inspired Learning' reform.

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Laptop wrap – world of work

Students prepare for work beyond school and develop an understanding of practices and behaviours that are expected in the workplace.