Recorder 276_Page_01The State Library of Victoria holds the back copies of Recorder from our first issue in July 1964. These can be accessed at SLT 329.9945 R24. More recent issues of Recorder (from Issue no. 249 onwards) can be downloaded here. ISSN 0155-8722.

Recorder is edited by Julie Kimber, and is published three times a year. If you would like to publish an article in Recorder please contact the editor.

 

Issue 288 March 2017

  • Trades Hall: Living Heritage Restoration, Peter Love, p. 1
  • Ken Inglis in History: A Laconic Colloquium, Frank Bongiorno, pp. 2-3
  • Of Labour and Liberty (Race Mathews), p. 3
  • Danny Spooner, Margaret Walters, p. 4
  • Hot Metal: Material Culture and Tangible Labour, Diane Kirkby p. 5
  • No Way But This (Jeff Sparrow), p. 5
  • Democratic Opposition to War, Michael Hamel-Green, p. 6
  • John Curtin Research Centre Launch, Peter Love, p. 6
  • Labor and Santamaria, Michael Easson, p. 7
  • DLP Unions and the 1985 State ALP Conference, Brian Boyd, p. 7-8
  • Wartime Munitions Mill Gains Recognition, Kevin Davis, p. 8
  • Remembering Ben Chifley, Mary Elizabeth Calwell, pp. 9-10
  • Hinterland: A Memoir, John Myrtle, pp. 10-11
  • Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion, Allan Patience, pp. 11-12
  • Vale Mary Owen, p. 12

Issue 287 December 2016

  • Melbourne AGM, p. 1
  • Opposing War and Conscription, Peter Love, pp. 1-2
  • The Conscription Conflict, Michael Hamel-Green, pp. 3-4
  • Jack’s War, Kevin Peoples, pp. 5-6
  • Ray Collins, Brian Smiddy, p. 6
  • Rescuing the message of The Communist Manifesto, Barry York, p. 6
  • Three Meetings, Humphrey McQueen, p. 7
  • Vale Sigrid McCausland, p. 8
  • Notice on releasing the Palace Letters, p. 8
  • Tom Rigg in the papers, p. 8
  • Evatt: A Life, Laurence Maher, pp. 9-10
  • Donald Grant: gaoled Wobbly to elected Senator, Barry York, p. 10
  • 15th Biennial Labour History Conference, CFP, BLHA, p. 10
  • The Last Innocents, Braham Dabscheck, pp. 11-12

Issue 286 April 2016

  • Exhibitions and commemorations of James Connolly and the centenary of the Dublin Easter Rising, Dianne Hall, pp. 1-2
  • Vale Lynn Beaton (1946-2016), Peter Love, p. 3
  • 15th Biennial Labour History Conference, p. 3
  • Centenary of Anti-Conscription Congress, Peter Love, p. 4
  • Launch: Art and Social Change, Dust: A Case Study, Susanne Provis, p. 4
  • Review: Whispers from the Bush, Louise Prowse, pp. 5-6
  • Congratulations to Ellen Smiddy OAM, p. 6
  • Vale Gwen Goedecke, p. 6
  • Metaphors, rebellion, and socialist dreaming, Rowan Cahill, pp. 7-8
  • Review: Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary, Jamie Doughney, p. 9
  • The Dictation Test, new NLA deposit, p. 9
  • 888 Badges and Ribbons, Peter Love, p. 10
  • In defence of partisan history, John Tully, pp. 10-11
  • Honouring John Ellis, Peter Love, p. 12

Issue 285 March 2016

  • Young Workers’ Centre, Peter Love, p. 1
  • The Eighties, James Walter, pp. 1-2.
  • Liquor Laws and Alcohol Control in Victoria, Ainsley Symons, pp. 2-3.
  • Frank Scully, Lyle Allan, pp. 3-4
  • Colin Cleary, Lyle Allan, p. 4
  • Dick Gray, Brian Smiddy, p. 4
  • I’ll be There!, Susanne Provis, p. 5
  • The Workers’ Museum, Copenhagen, Peter Love, pp. 5-6
  • Commemorating Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising, p. 6
  • Hugh Williamson Foundation Research Fellowships, p. 6
  • Ky and 1967, Humphrey McQueen, pp. 7-8
  • Celebrating Joe Hill, Teresa Pitt, pp. 8-9
  • Two books of interest, Chris White, p. 9
  • Settling the Office, Paul Rodan, pp. 9-10
  • The Devil Is Here in These Hills, John Tully, pp. 10-12
  • Noticeboard & Branch contacts, p. 12

Issue 284 November 2015

  • The Pearl Frontier, review by Heather Goodall, pp. 1-3.
  • ‘Victoria and the Great War’, review by Michael McKernan, pp. 3-4
  • Australia’s Secret War, review by Bobbie Oliver, pp. 4-6
  • Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism, by Chris McConville, pp. 6-7
  • British Writers and MI5 Surveillance, review by Phillip Deery, pp. 7-8
  • Santamaria, review by Paul Ormonde, pp. 8-9; review by LW Maher, pp. 9-10
  • Red Professor, review by Lachlan Clohesy, pp. 10-11
  • Reflections on Ky’s visit, review by Ken Mansell, p. 11
  • Student Revolt, p. 11
  • Obituaries, by Brian Smiddy, p.12

Issue 283 July 2015

  • Arthur’s last hurrah: Calwell, Whitlam and the Ky visit to Australia, by Phillip Deery, pp. 1-2
  • Vale Joan Kirner, by Brian Smiddy, p. 3
  • The Vietnam peace movement made a difference, by Val Noone, pp. 3-5
  • Colin Clark and the Movement, by Lyle Allan, pp. 5-6
  • George Seitz MLA, by Kevin Davis, p. 6
  • Vale Jack Simpson, by Brian Smiddy, p.6
  • The archbishop WAS for burning, by Paul Ormonde, pp. 6-7
  • Amirah Inglis, by Sarah Dowse, pp. 8-9
  • Vale Lorna Cameron, p. 9
  • Three new research scholarships & Noticeboard, p. 10
  • Peter Love’s retirement from Swinburne, p. 10

Issue 282 April 2015

  • Conference Report, by Liam Byrne, pp. 1-2
  • Olga Silver Remembered, by Carmel Shute, pp. 2- 3
  • Surviving POW slave labour and the Nagasaki atomic bomb, by David Palmer, pp. 4-6
  • Branch Condolences, by Brian Smiddy, pp. 6-7
  • Revisiting a Struggle, by Rowan Cahill, pp. 7-9
  • I’ll be there! Songs and stories of solidarity, by Susanne Provis, p. 9
  • Citizenfour A must see, review by Brian Boyd, pp. 9-10
  • Jews and the Left, review by Lyle Allan, pp. 10-11
  • Unionism and Politics, by Peter Love, pp. 11-12

Issue 281 November 2014

  • Vale Gough Whitlam, by Peter Love p. 2
  • Recent book launches, by Phillip Deery, pp.2- 3
  • Branch Condolences, by Brian Smiddy, p. 3
  • Daniel Mannix: His Legacy. Review by L.W. Maher, pp. 4-5
  • Wally Stubbings, by Greg Mallory, p. 5
  • Southern Tree of Liberty, by Julie Kimber, p. 5
  • A Long Shadow, by Rowan Cahill, pp. 6-7
  • Labour and the Great War. Review by Tom O’Lincoln, p. 7
  • On the Waterfront. Review by Lyle Allen, pp. 7-8
  • The Drill Hall & the RHSV, p. 8
  • Confronting ANZACKERY, by Rowan Cahill, p. 9

Issue 280 July 2014

  • The Streets are Alive, by Peter Love, pp. 1-2
  • Death of Doug Jordan, by Jim McIlroy, pp. 2-3
  • Silvertown, by Terry Irving, pp. 3-4
  • The Neighbour From Hell, by Rowan Cahill, p. 4
  • AILH Conference Report, by Liam Byrne, p. 5
  • The NIB’s 20th birthday, by Peter Love, p. 6
  • Radical Wollongong, p. 6
  • Red Apple, by L.W. Maher, pp. 7-8
  • Victorian Trade Union Choir, by Susanne Provis, p. 8
  • Vale Neville Wran, by Brian Smiddy, p. 8
  • The new DLP, by Lyle Allan, p. 9
  • The Death of Ray Evans, by Lyle Allen, p. 9
  • Recollections of Ray Evans, by Rosemary West, pp. 9-10
  • Panel discussion: Jews and the Left, by AJHS, p. 10
  • Santamaria’s List & Its Revelations, by Lyle Allen, pp. 10-11

Issue 279 March 2014

  • 14th Biennial Labour History Conference, p. 1
  • Death of Wally Curran, by Peter Love, p. 1
  • Billy Bragg, by Peter Love, p. 2
  • Anti-Abortion Campaigning and the Political Process, by Ainsley Symons, pp. 2-3
  • Book Review: ACT Labor, by Liam Byrne, pp. 3-4
  • A Case of Open Access, by Rowan Cahill, pp. 4-5
  • Book Review: Conflict in the Unions, by Tom O’Lincoln, p. 5
  • FBI Informants, by Phillip Deery, pp. 6-8
  • Museum of Democracy, by Barry York, p. 8
  • Arthur Gietzelt, Tony Benn, and Vida Little, by Brian Smiddy, p. 8
  • Persons Of Interest: Not Quite Perfect, by Ken Mansell, p. 9
  • Pete Seeger, by Ken Mansell, pp. 9-10
  • Launch of Red Apple & Silvertown, p. 10
  • Events of Interest and Noticeboard, p. 11
  • Summary Offences Act, by Julie Kimber, p. 11-12

Issue 278 December 2013

  • Wilfred Burchett, by Phillip Deery, pp. 1-2
  • Jack Little: leader of the DLP, by Ainsley Symons, pp. 2-3
  • Persons of Interest, by Ken Mansell, pp. 4-5
  • Change of Spelling: the DLP, by Lyle Allan, p. 5
  • Library Age Restrictions: further comment, by Lyle Allan, pp. 5-6
  • Melbourne Jewry’s Cold War and the Banning of the Halls, by Philip Mendes, p. 6
  • Disobedience: the University as a Site of Political Potential, by Rowan Cahill, p. 7
  • AMWU book launch at Clunes, by Brian Smiddy, p. 8
  • Good Times, Hard Times, by Brian Smiddy, p. 8
  • Brian Manning, by Julie Kimber and Charlie Ward, p. 9
  • Tony Harris, by Hall Greenland, p. 10
  • Bernie Taft, by Dave Davies, pp. 11-12
  • Launch of Conflict in the Unions, p. 12

Issue 277 June 2013

  • Wilfred Burchett, by Phillip Deery, p. 1
  • Wilfred Burchett’s retreat from Moscow, by Rupert Lockwood, pp. 2-4
  • I am Bound to be True, by Lyle Allan, p. 5
  • I am Bound to be True, by Kevin Healy, pp. 6-7
  • The Northcote Library Apology Committee, by Ainsley Symons, pp. 7-8
  • Tributes and Obituaries, by Brian Smiddy, p. 8-9
  • 13th Biennial National Labour History Conference, p. 9
  • In the Shadow of Gallipoli, p. 9
  • Congratulations to Ellen Smiddy!, p. 10
  • Kevin Rudd Strikes Again, p. 10

Issue 276 February 2013

  • Protest! Launch, by Peter Love, p. 1
  • Fabian Forum on Insecure Work, by Peter Love, p. 2
  • Eureka Dinner, by Peter Love, p. 3
  • Sex and the Australian Psyche, by Lyle Allan, pp. 4-5
  • Primary Elections and the ALP, by Ainsley Symons, p. 5
  • In the Fast lane, by Phillip Deery, p. 6
  • Seeking information on Jean Culley, p. 6
  • I’ll be there!, p. 7
  • The Whitlam Forum, by Peter Love, pp. 7-8
  • Review of Union Jack, by Doug Jordan, pp. 8-9
  • Review of Australia’s Controversial Matron, by Jocelyn Angus, pp. 9-10
  • The BLF History Committee, p. 10
  • Tributes and Obituaries, by Brian Smiddy, p. 11
  • Pat Murray, by Max Ogden, p. 12
  • News and Correspondence, p. 12

Issue 275 November 2012

  • 40th Anniversary of the Whitlam Government, p. 1
  • The People’s Story Museum, by Peter Love, pp. 2-3
  • Labour and ANZAC Conference, by Phillip Deery, p. 3
  • John Ellis Memoirs, by Peter Love, p. 3
  • Labour History and Sam Merrifield, p. 3
  • Joe Owens, by Verity Burgmann, p. 4
  • DLP members in Victorian Parliament, by Ainsely Simons, pp. 4-5
  • I’ll Be There, Victorian Trade Union Choir Special Event, p. 5
  • Wisconsin Rising, p. 6
  • On Darkened Days and Sleepless Nights, by Rowan Cahill, p. 6
  • Obituaries: Norm Clapton, Dom Mintoff & Peter Nolan, by Brian Smiddy, p. 7
  • In Davitt’s footsteps along the Murray, by Val Noone, pp. 7-11
  • Section Overboard, by Brian Costar, pp. 11-12

Issue 274 July 2012

  • National Civic Council: The Truth at Last, by Brian Smiddy, p. 1
  • Santamaria’s Power and Flawed Glory, by Paul Ormonde, pp. 1-3
  • New release: Hidden Ireland in Victoria, p. 3
  • Launch of Neither Power Nor Glory, by Peter Love, p. 3
  • Paul Strangio and the Spectre of John Wren, by Lyle Allan, pp. 4-5
  • Labor Stalwarts Remember, by Brian Smiddy, p. 5
  • Review: The Red Dean of Canterbury, by Doris LeRoy, pp. 5-6
  • Memorialising Peterloo, by Peter Love, p. 6
  • The Democrats and Local Government, by Ainsley Symons, p. 7
  • Vale Lionel Bowen, by Brian Smiddy, p. 7
  • Asylum Seekers: Labor’s ‘White Australia’ mentality, by Tony Harris, pp. 8-9
  • Review: American Dreamers, by Braham Dabscheck, pp. 9-10
  • Vale Fred Nelson and Vince Theuma, by Brian Smiddy, p. 10
  • Helen Davis, p. 10
  • Margaret Whitlam, p. 11
  • Review: Guantanamo My Journey, by Frank Cain, pp. 11-12

Issue 273 February 2012

  • Introducing the Sam Merrifield Prize, p. 1
  • Should Unions Affiliate?, by Max Ogden, pp. 2-3
  • Celebrating 70 years ALP Membership, by Brian Smiddy, p. 3
  • Fanny Brownbill, by Brian McKinlay, p. 4
  • Mr Big of Bankstown, Review, by Lachlan Clohesy, p. 5
  • We Built this Country, Book Launch, by Peter Love, p. 6
  • We Built this Country, Review, by Aidan Moore, p. 6
  • The Bonnie LeW & Clyde, by Graham Lacey, pp. 7-8
  • Life Without Money, Launch, by Peter Love, p. 9

Issue 272 December 2011

  • The 1951 Communist Party Referendum, by Bob Corcoran, pp. 1-3
  • The People’s Train: Review, by Brian McKinlay, p. 3
  • What’s in a Memoir: All Along the Watchtower, by Ken Mansell, pp. 4-7
  • Robeson Remembered, by John Ellis, p. 7
  • Retired Trade Unionists Live On, by Brian Smiddy, p. 7
  • What is labour history for? by Julie Kimber, pp. 7-8
  • Parlinfo: Hansard (and more) online, by Julie Kimber, p. 8

Issue 271 October 2011

  • Working Class Studies Association, by Peter Love, pp. 1-2
  • Remembering Hugh Mahon, by Jeff Kildea, pp. 2-4
  • We Built this Country, p. 4
  • A Dedicated Life: Jack McPhillips, by Annette Salt, pp. 4-5
  • What’s in a Memoir: All Along the Watchtower, by Ken Mansell, pp. 5-8
  • Civil Liberties at War, by Lyle Allan, pp. 8-9
  • Mr Big of Bankstown, p. 9
  • Santamaria’s Salesman, by Brian Smiddy, pp. 9-10
  • ‘Labour HIstory and its people’, by Brian Smiddy, p. 10
  • Vale Clyde Holding, by Brian Smiddy, p. 10

Issue 270 July 2011

  • Port Adelaide Workers’ Memorial, by Humphrey McQueen, pp. 1-2
  • Vale Alton Walker, by Brian Smiddy, p. 3
  • Vic Williams: a life as an activist, by Sam Wainwright, p. 3
  • Obituaries Australia, p. 3
  • So Much for Compulsory Arbitration, by Keith Harvey, pp. 4-5
  • The Petrov Affair Lingers on, by Brian Smiddy, p. 5
  • The Truth About Spooks Revealed, by Brian Smiddy, p. 5
  • Historical parallels: ALP preferences & the DLP, by Lyle Allan, pp. 6-7
  • Notices, Honouring Brother Smiddy & Branch Contacts, pp. 7- 8

Issue 269 March 2011

  • Ben Chifley Remembered, by Brian Smiddy, p. 1
  • New York Launch of John Tully’s The Devil’s Milk, by Phillip Deery, p. 2
  • Not Dark Yet, Launch of David Walker’s memoir, p. 2
  • NIBS Events of Interest, p. 2
  • Muriel Heagney on Equal Pay in 1918, by Peter Love, p. 3
  • Red Letters: Correspondence between Fast and Hardy, by Phillip Deery, p. 4
  • Book note on The New York City Triangle Factory Fire, by Phillip Deery, p. 5
  • Notices & Events of Interest, pp. 5-6

Issue 268 December 2010

  • Launch of the National Museum of Labour, by Peter Love, p. 1
  • 90th Anniversary of the CPA, by Peter Love, p. 2
  • Now and Then Magazine (NML), p. 4
  • Vale Kenneth Shaw Wreidt, by Brian Smiddy, p. 4
  • The Darebin Council election of 1998, by Lyle Allan, p. 4
  • ASSLH Announcements, p. 5
  • NAA OWE rules, p. 6
  • Notices, p. 6

Issue 267 October 2010

  • Uni of Melbourne Archives – 50th BIRTHDAY, by Peter Love, p. 1
  • Cummins Memorial Dinner 2010, by Peter Love, p. 2
  • BIG RED QUIZ NIGHT 2010, p. 3
  • History Week 2010, p. 3
  • RHSV Events & Seminars, p. 3
  • Vale Jim Kennan, by Brian Smiddy, p. 4

Issue 266 June 2010

  • Melbourne Branch Event: Radical Sydney, p. 1
  • Rogue Police Action: The Melbourne Jewish-Communist Controversy of May 1950, by Philip Mendes, p. 2
  • Vale Jim Griffin, p. 2
  • Labour History at AIRAANZ, by Peter Love, p. 3
  • What’s in a name: Princes Pier, by Paddy Garrity, pp. 3-4
  • May Day 2010, by Peter Love, pp. 4-5
  • Labour Songs at the National Folk Festival, by Peter Love, pp. 5-6
  • To be a ‘Queenslander’, Voices Review, by Rob Pascoe, pp. 6-7
  • Retirement of M. Kingham & A. Littler, by Peter Love, pp. 7-8
  • What’s on and Research Notice, p. 8

Issue 265 March 2010

  • 2nd Fisher Government Centenary, by Peter Love, pp. 1-2
  • John Ellis’ Birthday Celebration, by Peter Love, pp. 2-4
  • Event, Abolishing Poverty, p. 4
  • Dictionary of Australian Politics, p. 4
  • New Commissioners for FWA, by Peter Love, p. 5
  • Notices, p. 5
  • Events of Interest, pp. 5-6

Issue 264 December 2009

  • Alan Whitaker Walking Tour, by Peter Love, pp. 1-2
  • The 1928 Waterfront Strike: Thesis by Liam Brooks, p. 2
  • Review: Voices from the Ships, by Kevin Healy, pp. 3-4
  • Noticeboard and Events, pp. 5-6

Issue 263 October 2009

  • Working Class ANZAC Heroes, by Paddy Garritty, p. 1
  • John Cummins Memorial Fund, by Peter Love p. 2
  • ‘J.P.M.’ – John Peter Maynes (Part 2), by Keith Harvey, p. 3
  • Barney Cooney, Senator for Victoria 1984‐2002, by Rennis Witham, p. 6
  • Congratulations to Gwen Goedecke, p. 6

Issue 262 June 2009

  • May Day In Melbourne, by Peter Love, p. 1
  • Big Red Book Fair, p. 2
  • Trades Hall’s 150th Birthday, by Peter Love, p. 2
  • ‘J.P.M.’ – John Peter Maynes (Part 1), by Keith Harvey, p. 3
  • Roger Coates Labour History Research Grant, p. 6
  • Congratulations to Val Noone, p. 6
  • Frank Costigan QC, by Brian Smiddy, p. 6
  • Laurie Short, by Brian Smiddy, p. 6
  • 11th National Labour History Conference, p. 6

Issue 261 March 2009

  • 90 on May Day – Happy Birthday Pete Seeger, by Ken Mansell, p.1
  • Keith Windschuttle and the Macintyre Affair, by Rob Pascoe, pp.2‐3
  • Labour History in the New Century: 11th National Labour History Conference, p.3
  • From Warsaw to Melbourne, Conflict between the Jewish Labour Bund and the Communists, by Philip Mendes, pp.4‐5
  • The Monty Miller Heritage Appeal, p.5
  • Bookish and Labor to his bootstraps (Vale Frank Crean), by Andrew West, p.6

Issue 260 November 2008

  • Vale ‘Studs’ Terkel, by Peter Love, pp.1‐2
  • Buckleys! An Autobiography, by John McLaren, pp.2‐3
  • Chifley On Banks, by Peter Love, pp.3‐4
  • 11th NATIONAL LABOUR HISTORY CONFERENCE, p.4
  • Provenance: The Journal Of Public Record Office Victoria, p.4

Issue 259 September 2008

  • An Exercise In The Historical Subjunctive: What If America Had Built A Mass Labor Or Socialist Party?, by John Tully, pp.1-3.
  • Reflection On ‘Australia’s Welfare Wars’, by Rob Watts, p.3-5.
  • What’s On, p.5
  • New Books Of Interest: Buckley’s! & Volunteering 5
  • Noticeboard: Culturalista, p.5

Issue 258 June 2008

  • Vale John Button, by John Cain, p. 1
  • Vale Clyde Cameron, by Brian Smiddy, p. 2
  • The Australian Communists In The Early Cold War, by Liam Brooks, pp. 3–7
  • Seconding The Toast To Ruth Frow, By Val Noone, pp. 7–8
  • Review: The Coalminers Of Qld, By Kevin Healy, p. 8
  • Fry’s ‘The Condition Of The Urban Wage Earning Class’,  p. 9
  • Noticeboard, The Hungry Mile and other Poems, by Julie Kimber, p. 9
  • Eleventh Labour History National Conference: Call For Papers (Perth Branch), p. 10

Issue 257 February 2008

  • Anti-Conscription Campaign at Trades Hall, p. 1
  • Symposium in Honour of Eric Fry & Bob Gollan, by Peter Love, p. 2
  • Vale Ruth Frow, by Peter Love, pp. 2–3
  • Book Review: Cold Tea for Brandy, by Kevin Healy, p. 3
  • Vale Kim Beazley Snr, Bert Nolan & Tony Vella, by Brian Smiddy, p. 3
  • Book Note: Life Class: The Education of a Biographer, by Laurence W Maher,p.  4
  • Cambodia Today, by Brian Smiddy, pp. 4-5

Issue 256 December 2007

  • Vale Bob Gollan, by Peter Love, pp. 1–2
  • Remembering Harvester: A Centenary Symposium, by Peter Love, pp. 2–3
  • Conference: Victorian Women’s Suffrage And Political Citizenship, p. 3
  • Research Note: Phillip Lynch in Vincent Buckley’s Files, by John McLaren, p. 4

Issue 255 October 2007

  • Vale Eric Fry, by Peter Love, p. 1
  • Evatt and the Petrov Affair Revisited, by Phillip Deery, p.3
  • The Italian Political Scene, by Marcello D’Amico, 4
  • Vale Tom Burns, by Tony Stephens, 6
  • Bennelongwhile: A timely reminder of the electoral fate of Stanley Melbourne Bruce, by Peter Love, p. 7
  • Remembering Harvester, 1907 – 2007: A Centenary Symposium, p. 8
  • Book release: Basket Weavers and True Believers, p. 8

Issue 254 June 2007

  • Review A. Santamaria, Your Most Obedient Servant, by Andrew Reeves, pp. 1-3
  • Vale Bernard John Moylan, by Brian Smiddy, p. 3
  • Jack Canny, by Rennis Witham, pp. 3-4
  • Camp Eureka: 60 Years Old And Still Going Strong, by Marcello D’Amico, pp. 4-6
  • President’s Report, by Peter Love, p. 6

Issue 253 March 2007

  • The Eight Hour Day, by Rowan Cahill, pp.1, 5 & 6
  • Review, The Argus: Life and Death of a Newspaper, by Kevin Davis, p. 2
  • Memories of the Movement, by Brian Smiddy, p. 3
  • Labour History Happenings In NZ, by Peter Franks, p. 3
  • Vale Jim Simmonds, by Brian Smiddy, p. 3
  • President’s Report, by Peter Love, p.4
  • Thanks to Seb Prowse, p. 4
  • Events of Interest, p. 5
  • What’s New in Books, p. 5

Issue 252 November 2006

  • Canada Today, by Brian Smiddy, p. 1
  • Wendy Jenkins, by Rennis Witham, p. 2
  • Neil Trezise; Fred Van Buren; and John Kevin Burns, by Brian Smiddy, p. 3
  • John Cummins, by Peter Love, p. 3
    Wendy Lowenstein, by Peter Love, p. 4
    Research Note, “Remind Mabel about the sandwiches”, by Robert Bollard, p. 5
  • Events Of Interest: Fill The ‘G!; John Wren Exhibition; After Image, p. 5
  • New Books: p. 5
  • Branch News, by Peter Love, p. 6
  • Conference Notice: 10th National Labour History Conference, Call For Papers, p. 6
  • Trade Secrets and Secret Codes, by Julie Kimber, p. 7
  • State Library Users Organisations’ Council, p. 7

Issue 251 August 2006

  • Proofreaders at the Age, by Val Noone, p. 1.
  • The role of the Communist Party of Australia in trade unions, by Doug Jordan, p. 3
  • Research note: Fragments: John Becker’s diary and the unfolding war. Julie Kimber, p. 4
  • Exhibitions and Events at the State Library of Victoria, p. 7
  • History quiz: Recorder crossword no 1, p. 7
  • Cryptogram, p. 8

Issue 250 May 2006

  • Bob Gollan’s letter to the Canberra Times, ‘A Veteran’s lament for lost ideals’, by Alan Ramsey, p. 2
  • ‘Brian Crowley: Primary School Principal, VTU and ALP member,’ an interview with Rennis Witham, p. 3
  • Working in a Union Office, by Margaret Cassidy, p. 3
  • Vale John Douglas Ritchie, by John Merritt, p. 4
  • Shiver me Timbers! Old piers recycled – Sandridge Beach, by Carmel Shute, Page 4
  • Vale Bede Nairn, by Chris Cunneen, p. 5
  • ACTU’s National Day of Action, June 28, p. 6
  • Quiz Night update, by Carmel Shute, p. 6
  • And another thing… (a photo by Bruce Armstrong), p. 7
  • The Rise and Fall of the 8 hour day, Radio National’s Hindsight Program, p. 7
  • Gippsland Trades and Labour Council, invite to 8 hour day events, p. 7
  • Conference info: Trans-Tasman Labour History Conference New Zealand, p. 7
  • Two conferences to celebrate the 8 hour day, p. 7

Issue 249 March 2006

  • Review, A Turbulent Decade, by Phillip Deery, p. 2
  • Review, Confessions of an Economic Hit-man, by Brian McKinlay, p. 2
  • A view from a country branch, by Frank Purcell, p. 3
  • Ballarat Breakthrough, by Frank Sheehan, p. 4
  • Albert Gerson, by Brian McKinlay, p. 5
  • Bill Hartley and Frank Gasparini, by Brian Smiddy, p. 6
  • John Corsetti, by the Corsetti family, pp. 6-7.

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