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Fay Marles interviewed by Rosemary Francis in the Women and leadership in a century of Australian democracy oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 5747267
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Marles, Fay, 1926-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use. 
Description 2011 
2 sound files (ca. 183 min.) 
Series

Women and leadership in a century of Australian democracy oral history project.

Summary

Fay Marles speaks about choosing social work as a career; her education; working as a social worker in Queensland; returning to Melbourne when her mother became ill; social work in Melbourne; leadership; marriage and family life; how childbearing and rearing interrupted her career; the role of Housemaster's wife at Geelong Grammar; her children’s education; working as a Red Cross representative in Geelong; returning to social work in Melbourne when her husband Don was Principal of Trinity Grammar School; her consultancy firm, Fay Marles and Associates; her role as Equal Opportunity Commissioner for Victoria; retirement; being Chancellor of the University of Melbourne; mentoring women; her role as Deputy Chancellor of University of Melbourne; the influence of her parents and the Methodist religion; staff management; equal pay; the importance of fairness and honesty; her relationship with the Indigenous community as Deputy Chancellor and Chancellor of the University of Melbourne.

Notes

Recorded on 19 and 27 October 2011 in Melbourne, Vic.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 pages) 
Subjects Marles, Fay, 1926- -- Interviews.  |  University of Melbourne -- Faculty.  |  Consultants -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Women social workers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Leadership in women -- Australia.
Occupation Chancellors.  |  Consultants.  |  Social workers.
Other authors/contributors Francis, Rosemary, Interviewer

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