Women & the Commission


15 April 2003 to 08 August 2013

The exhibition featured past and present women members of the Commission and key cases affecting women workers including the 1969 and 1972 Equal Pay cases, the 1974 Maternity Leave Case and the subsequent Paternity, Family, Carers and Adoption Leave cases. An oral history interview with two former women members of the Commission, Mrs Judith Cohen and Ms Pauline Griffin was also included.

The exhibition eas held at the Sir Richard Kirby Archives, Melbourne, and toured to the Sydney Registry for three weeks.