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Ailsa Bond interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1301122
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Bond, Ailsa, 1923-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1995 
1 sound cassette (ca. 26 min.) : analog, mono. 
Series

Women of the land oral history project

Summary

Bond, a pharmaceutical chemist, past-president of the CWA and judge of the Tasmanian ABC Rural Woman of the Year Award, speaks of her childhood, her work at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, her joining the Country Women's Association (CWA), her family, concerns of women working now, what women in agriculture are looking for (i.e. better health services, improving safety measures on the farm), problems in farming, views of the CWA seen as a strong influence on government rural affairs policy, appointment of Ruth Paterson as a government project officer, and the ABC Rural Woman of the Year awards.

Notes

Part of a collection of 33 interviews with rural women for the book "Women of the land".

Project conducted in association with the Australian Broadcasting Commission.

Has accompanying photograph.

Recorded at Riverside, Tas. on Tuesday 4 April 1995.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (typescript, 14 leaves.) 
Subjects Bond, Ailsa, 1923- -- Interviews.  |  Paterson, Ruth, 1959-  |  Royal Melbourne Hospital.  |  Country Women's Association of Australia.  |  Rural women -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Rural women -- Australia -- Social conditions.  |  Women in agriculture -- Australia.  |  Women -- Australia -- Societies and clubs.  |  Riverside (Tas.) -- Biography.
Other authors/contributors Bowden, Ros, Interviewer  |  Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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