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Ailsa Bond interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project

Item Title
Ailsa Bond interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project
Repository
National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 3406/25
Description

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.
Recorded in 1995

Quantity
1 Sound cassette
Access
Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
Finding Aid

Transcript available (typescript, 14 leaves.)

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  • Women of the land oral history project, Feb 23 1995 - April 26 1995, ORAL TRC 3406; Bowden, Ros; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection. Details

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