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Monthly Archives: February 2012

1970s: Interview with Ian Milliss about Victoria St Squats

In this interview,¬†originally broadcast on Community Radio 3CR, Iain McIntyre talks with Ian Milliss about his involvement with Sydney’s Victoria St squats. During the early 1970s this street in Kings Cross became the focus of a long running anti-development struggle that brought together long term residents, unionists and squatters in a campaign which reignited squatting … Continue reading »

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Upcoming exhibition about Darlinghurst including squats of the 1980s

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1988: Capel Street Action, Melbourne

The Squatters Union of Victoria regularly teamed up other housing activists during the 1980s to support public housing and oppose gentrification and the eviction of tenants. The following article from Squat It #16 details a picket of the Melbourne Town Hall over the Melbourne City Council’s decision to sell off housing for redevelopment in Capel … Continue reading »

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