Archival Resources Details Fay Marles interviewed by Rosemary Francis in the Women and leadership in a century of Australian democracy oral history project
- Item Title
- Fay Marles interviewed by Rosemary Francis in the Women and leadership in a century of Australian democracy oral history project
- National Library of Australia Oral History Collection
- ORAL TRC 6290/22
- Date Range
- 19 October 2011 - 27 October 2011
Series: Women and leadership in a century of Australian democracy oral history project.
Bib ID: 5747267
Reference number: ORAL TRC 6290/22
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.
- Audio and summary
- 2 sound files (ca. 183 min.)
- Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use.