Activism, Struggle and Labour History radio program

Over the summer of 2019/2020 Community Radio 3CR hosted a program entitled Activism, Struggle and Labour History which was made up of a variety of presentations that were given during the 2019 Australian Society for the Study of Labour History conference. The programs are now available online as podcasts, along with other 3CR summer series, at

Workers' Embassy
Commemorating the Workers’ Embassy, Solidarity Park (Western Australia)

Episode 1: Phillip Deery – International Activism & the struggle to save the Rosenbergs; Vashti Fox – Fascism and Anti-Fascism in Melbourne in the 1990s; Verity Burgmann – Trade Unions & the Anti-Corporate Globalisation Movement.


Episode 2: Charlie Fox – Chinese seamen at Fremantle during WWII; Cybele Locke – The Northern Drivers’ Union. An anti-racist organisation in the 1960s. 


Episode 3: Nick Everett – The Campaign to defend native rights 1946-49; Rae Frances – Sex Trafficking, Labour Migration and the State. 


Episode 4: Iain McIntyre – Squatting’s place in Emergency Housing 1946-48; Phoebe Kelloway – NSW Northern District Coal Lockout 1929-30. 


Episode 5: David Faber – Safety First, the 1934 Ingham Weil’s Disease Strike; Michael Pearson – The First Motor Mechanics, 1900-1920.


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