Selected from the Film Australia Collection, the clips in this collection show everyday Australians at work in a variety of contexts.
Nurses are frantic as they rush from patient to patient, working under increased patient-to-nurse ratios.
Two people removed from their families as children to enter into servitude, Margaret Tucker and Bill Reid, speak of their experience growing up.
The clip begins with historical footage of King Burraga who speaks about equal rights and justice for Aboriginal people.
Flo Caldwell, born 1910, from Ulgundarhi Reserve and Violet Shea, born 1912, talk of their experience of schooling on the reserve and being selected by the Protection Board inspector for cheap labo
This segment from an Australasian Gazette newsreel shows waterside workers unloading perishables from a ship, possibly part of the New South Wales General Strike of 1917.