Australian Histories Podcast

Ep 41 Snowy Hydro Scheme - Pt 4 - Working environments & safety: Australian History

September 28, 2020

Today we turn our attention the workers' arrangements.  At the peak of construction, over 1959/60, there were 7300 people employed on the project.  So that’s a lot of people to keep fed & watered, and entertained. 

But it was hard and sometimes dangerous work, so we consider some of the human costs on the project too.

(56 mins)

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