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Monthly Archives: April 2012

1976: Sydney- Squatting round up

In the mid-70s there were a host of new squats set up in Sydney in areas such as Darlinghurst, Pyrmont and Bondi. The following article from Rising Free: A Paper of Revolutionary Obscurantism, which was lifted from the Reason In Revolt website, gives an overview of developments in the Glebe area around 1976.

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2011: Sydney- New Years Eve banner drop

Banner drops and occupations took place at various empty building around Sydney on the most recent NYE, as reported on Sydney Indymedia and Squat!net: Some Sydney anarchists celebrate NYE by dropping 18 banners from 5 empty buildings in the CBD Black Rose books – January 5th, 2012 On New Years Eve while the city streets … Continue reading »

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1970s: Adelaide, Bowden-Brompton Community Group

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.

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1989: Sydney Broadway Squats

A set of shopfronts on Broadway near Sydney’s CBD was squatted not once, but twice, firstly in 1989, then in 2000. Elsewhere on this blog we have accounts from the latter occupation, but in this article from Angry People #10 in 1992 we get an account of the first one, in the context of commentary … Continue reading »

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