International Womens Day Breakfast & Film Screening of 'Women of Steel'


9:00am Saturday 6 March


127 Myers Street
Geelong VIC 3220


Geelong Women Unionists Network - GWUN are hosting a breakfast and film screening of 'Women of Steel' for International Womens Day on Saturday 6th March.

Breakfast starts at 9am and the film starts at 10am. The film will be followed by a Q&A with the director Robynne Murphy.


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Wollongong, 1980: Denied jobs at the steelworks – the city’s main employer – working class / migrant women refused to accept discrimination. They began a campaign for the right to work that lasted for fourteen years. Their battle against BHP, the country’s richest and most powerful company, took them from factory gate to the highest court in the land and changed the rules for women throughout Australia. Using rare archival footage and speaking directly to camera, these Women of Steel tell their own stories for the first time on film.

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