Jack Mundey

Verity Burgmann Jack Mundey (17/10/1929-10/05/2020), legendary leader of the green bans movement, showed the world how important workers could be in protecting the planet.[1] ‘What is the good of fighting to improve wages and conditions’, he asked unionists, ‘if we are going to choke to death in polluted and plan-less cities.’[2] He emphasized that workers... Continue Reading →


Dr Amanda Tattersall interviews the legendary BLF trade union organiser Jack Mundey about the Green Bans movement of the 1970s. Recorded at his home on 8th April, 2015: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAidqyj0SPM   The Deregistration of the Builders Labourers Federation, the Victorian Story by John Tognolini: https://youtu.be/QIYb45qfIAU   The Occupation of Cockatoo Island 1989 by Frances Kelly &... Continue Reading →

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