Repatriation film

Unit Repatriation Department
Places
Accession Number F00139
Collection type Film
Measurement 9 min 47 sec
Object type Actuality footage, Short film
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Place made Australia
Date made c 1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Senator Edward Davis Millen, Minister in charge of Australia's repatriation scheme. Mr Nicholas Colston Lockyer ISO who organised the department leaving headquarters and Major M B Ryan, Chief Clerk. Scene at the Victorian branch of the Department at East Melbourne where returned discharged soldiers apply for positions. Wool sorting and classing being taught to ex-soldiers by the Department at the Working Men's College. Disabled men undergo vocational training at Collingwood Technical School. Commonwealth artifical limb factory at Victoria Barracks Sydney. Patients arrive to be fitted with artifical limbs. This film was made with the intention of publicising the work of the Repatriation Department and encouraging industry to offer jobs to returned soldiers.

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