John Ellis

By Peter Love Our long-time comrade and radical activist John Ellis has died at home with Dianne by his side. It’s said that you’re not dead ‘til you’re forgotten. If so, it’ll take a long time for John to go. We remember his memoirs of a busy life as a PKIU workplace activist in Flinders... Continue Reading →

Honouring John Ellis

By Peter Love On Sunday 3 April the Campaign for International Co-operation and Disarmament (CICD) arranged a special occasion where it paid tribute to the work of John Ellis as campaign activist and photographer in the cause of peace. CICD expressed that special regard by conferring Life Membership on him. When guests entered the Unitarian... Continue Reading →

Melbourne University Archives: Communist Party collection lists now available

Finding aids for the Communist Party of Australia (Victorian Branch) collection at the University of Melbourne Archives are now available. The collection, "one of the most significant from the CPA held in Australia", spans much of the twentieth century. The collection is restricted and researchers will need prior approval from the  Search Foundation to use the files.... Continue Reading →

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