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Resource list for Issue 3: Rights for working Australians - the Eight-hour Day and equal pay for women

Discovering Democracy Upper Primary Units, 'People Power', (pp 120-8). This unit is also available online at: http://www.curriculum.edu.au/ddunits/units/up4fq2acts.htm

Focus question 2: How did groups of Australian workers bring about improvements in their working conditions?

Activities 1-7 and Assessment task.

Focus question 3: What have Equal Pay campaigners done to remove some of the discrimination against women in employment?

Activities 1-6.

Discovering Democracy Primary Kit

Eight-hour day Movement Poster.

Websites

Eight-Hour day project
http://www.8hourday.org.au/

Victorian Trades Hall Council
www.vthc.org.au
Go to the History section.

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