• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: PR00300

Mary Salce interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the Land oral history project [sound recording]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 3406/23
  • Date Range 7-Apr-95 - 7-Apr-95
  • Description

    1 sound cassette (ca. 28 min.) Salce speaks of her family background, working on her parent’s dairy farm, her marriage to a dairy farmer and their move to Sale, Vic., her move into an accountancy career, the central importance of farmers’ wives in successful farm management, involvement in farming organisations, helping to establish the Rural Women’s Network (Vic.), its importance, lobbying for and convening the first International Women in Agriculture Conference in Melbourne in 1994, her perceptions of the role of women in agriculture, men’s attitudes towards farming women, her own public image, and the role of the ABC in publicising women in agriculture.

  • Access Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee.
  • Finding Aid Transcript available (typescript, 24 leaves)

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  • Primary Creator
    • Salce, Mary (1945 - )