Came across this dry witty column in a West Australian Newspaper title ‘Here and There’. 05 Jan 1937. “Four thousand persons inspected Parliament House, Canberra, in the ten days before the New Year. They probably wanted to see what they were getting for their money.”
Another article that I came across while doing preliminary research for my Masters that I hope to start in 2019. The subject of my Masters is ‘1930 Stay in strikes in Australia’ but there were a large number of strikes around the world during the same time period that used the stay in tactic. This … Continue reading Geisha Girl Strike
I came across this dispute while doing some further research on some stay-in disputes in timber mills. This one puts a certain twist on a New Zealand strike. New Zealand “Stay-In” Strike Settled AUCKLAND, Wednesday – The stay-in strikers at the Wilson Timber Mills, Urewera, have resumed work, on the settlement of their dispute with … Continue reading A New Zealand Twist
During research for a paper on 1930’s stay in strikes I have come across many interesting articles. I have now been residing in Canberra for 16 months and this article struck me as interesting given the time it takes to get across Canberra and through the city now. You don’t miss the city now! When … Continue reading Where is Canberra?