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Title May O'Brien
Published 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  370.92 Obrien Abi/Ogr  2008/09/21  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Series Australian biography
Australian biography (Television program)
Summary "Born in Laverton, Western Australia in 1933, May O'Brien survived her removal to Mount Margaret Aboriginal Mission as a child, eventually taking up her first appointment as a teacher at Mount Margaret. After teaching for 25 years she moved into education policy, working for the Western Australia Ministry of Education and the Aboriginal Education Branch. O'Brien was awarded the British Empire Medal on 31 December 1977 for work in Aboriginal education. For this she was also awarded the John Curtin medal. O'Brien was a delegate for Australia at the United Nations Conference on Women in Denmark, 1980. She is also an accomplished writer of childrens books. "--SBS website
Notes Off-air recording of SBS-TV broadcast September 21, 2008. Copied under Part VA of the Copyright Act
Credits Series producer and director: Rod Freedman; executive producer: Mark Hamlyn
Performer Interviewer : Robin Hughes
Notes DVD
Rated: PG
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject O'Brien, May
Women educators -- Australia
Authors, Australian -- Juvenile literature
Author Hughes, Robin
Freedman, Rod
Hamlyn, Mark