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Courageous Co-operative - New Way of Life for Disabled

The Civilian Maimed and Disabled Association of New South Wales gives valuable assistance to people with disabilities, providing cars and co-operative workshops.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 113 | Year : 1960 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Sydney street scene. Good shots of people going to work - crossing roads, onto tram. Disabled man out of bed, washing, dressing. Interior of specially converted disabled car with Civilian Maimed & Disabled Association logo. Cars into building. Man with others working at Association workshop making fishing rods, squash racquets, sandal straps etc. Members working from home. Typing pool of women in wheelchairs. Office run by Hugh Bedwin (phonetic) and wife, founder of workshop.
Access No. 43439 | 3 mins 50 secs | 1960s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |