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Public opinion was divided on the execution of Ronald Ryan – the last man hanged in Australia.
A key figure in the campaign for Equal Pay for women was Zelda D'Aprano, a working-class crusader prepared to take action.
Victorian women's political rights didn't come without a struggle. Leading the battle was a woman called Vida Goldstein.
The struggle for female suffrage in Victoria took decades of lobbying and hard work.
With the 8-hour day won by the stonemasons, retail workers aspired to the same rights.
Retail once meant long hours, harsh conditions and endless daytime boredom.
As World War I dragged on and the casualty list grew, Australia struggled to maintain troop numbers.
With the 2006 industrial relations reforms, Australians once again spoke up for workers rights.