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Title Australian Biography: May O'Brien - Series 11, Ep 6 of 7 / Director: Freedman, Rod
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (26 min. 11 sec.) ; 155739589 bytes
Series Australian Biography ; Series 11, Episode 6
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. O'Brien was a delegate for Australia at the UN conference on Women in Denmark in 1980. She is also an accomplished writer of children's books. (From Australia, in English) (Documentary Series)
Event Broadcast 2010-03-11 at 15:30:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Authors -- Biography.
O'Brien, May, 1932-.
School management and organization.
Women authors -- Biography.
Form Streaming video
Author Freedman, Rod, director
Hughes, Robin, host
O'Brien, May, contributor