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Published by Australian Govt. Pub. Service in Canberra .
Written in English


  • Women -- Employment -- Australia,
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia,
  • Women -- Education -- Australia,
  • Women -- Australia -- Economic conditions

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Edition Notes

StatementAustralia Women"s Bureau.
ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 181 p :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20908544M
ISBN 100642004684

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