A round up of squatting activities happening in Adelaide, Canberra and Sydney from the Victorian Squatters Union’s 1984 Opening Doors handbook.
In 1974, inspired by tales of post-war squatting, members of South Australia’s women’s liberation movement set up one of Adelaide’s first women’s shelters in a squatted house in Brompton that had been earmarked for road building. The following excerpts from Sylvia Kinder’s 1980 Herstory of Adelaide Women’s Liberation, 1969-74 detail some of the trials and … Continue reading
In 1976 residents in the Bowden-Brompton area of Hindmarsh in Adelaide joined together with students to form the Bowden Brompton Community Group. Throughout the decade houses left empty by the Highways Department were taken over and used for housing as outlined in the following article from Liberation, the Adelaide Women’s Liberation Newsletter, #39.