CENTENARY OF TRADE UNION ANTI-CONSCRIPTION | WEDNESDAY 11 MAY 2016

A message from David Cragg, Victorian Trades Hall Council On 11-12 May 1916, the THC convened an All-Australia Trade Union Anti-Conscription Conference at the Melbourne Trades Hall.  (Please note that this was some 11 years before the ACTU was established.) The successful conference resolved unanimously to oppose the introduction of conscription for military service in Europe and... Continue Reading →

Joe Hill

Thursday 19 November is the centenary of the execution of the famous IWW activist Joe Hill, who was killed by a firing squad in Utah, USA. His legacy lives on. To celebrate his life, there will be a screening of the long-lost 1971 bio-pic Joe Hill, by renowned Swedish director Bo Widerberg, at Trades Hall on Thursday 19... Continue Reading →

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