- Item Title
- Ailsa Bond interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project
- National Library of Australia, Oral History & Folklore Section
- ORAL TRC 3406/25
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
- 1 Sound cassette
- Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
- Finding Aid
Transcript available (typescript, 14 leaves.)
Ailsa Bond interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project
Related Archival resources
Related Published resources
- Bowden, Ros, Women of The Land: Stories of Australia's Rural Women as told to Ros Bowden, ABC Books, Sydney, 1995. Details