Pam Robson, 86
“I had no idea, when I started there 24 years ago [at the pathology lab] … that I would still be there [at 86]. Crazy.”
Sally Carey, 56
“[The employer] said, ‘At your age, what excuse have you got to have been out of the workforce so long? I can't see that here’."
Carmel Galvin, 80
“I went to see my lady doctor. She said, ‘You're looking much better, what have you done?’ I said, ‘I've bought a brothel in Kalgoorlie’. She said, ‘My God, I meant for you to do charity work!’”
Mark Holden, 63
“It was the best job in the world and one day I was in and one day I was out…I licked my wounds and then just decided it was time to reinvent myself."