Women Of Steel - Boorloo Activist Centre Perth

Using rare archival footage and speaking directly to camera, these Women of Steel tell their own stories for the first time on film.

When

5:00pm Saturday 15 May

Where

15/5 Aberdeen St
Perth WA 6000
Australia

Why

Green Left presents this screening of Women Of Steel, Saturday 15th May 5pm at the Boorloo Activist Centre Perth! --- 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.