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1930s

1929-1935, Melbourne: Lock Out The Landlords, A Walking Tour of Unemployed Resistance in Brunswick

The economic depression of the 1930s saw mass unemployment across Australia with working class areas hit hardest. These depredations did not go unopposed as across the city pickets, occupations and protests were organised to demand jobs and welfare as well as disrupt and prevent the evictions of unemployed people.  A history walk visiting some of … Continue reading »

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1929-1936, Australia: Lock Out The Landlords!

The economic depression of the 1930s saw thousands of Australians thrown out of their homes and into the streets. These actions however did not go unopposed. Across Australia pickets, occupations and protests were organised to disrupt and prevent evictions and auctions. Where these failed some took matters into their own hands wrecking the properties of … Continue reading »

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