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Monthly Archives: June 2012

1990s: Sydney squatting poster

A poster which, judging from the fonts, was put together in the early 1990s.

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1940s: Australian Squatting Campaigns

The following article, which provides a chronology of post-war squatting, originally appeared as a chapter in Iain McIntyre’s book Disturbing The Peace (Homebrew Publications) in 2005. Homes For The Homeless: Squatting In The Post-War Era The years following the end of World War II have often been portrayed as a time of harmony, but in … Continue reading »

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2002: Sydney, Midnight Star Grand Ballroom and Social Centre

In early 2002 activists previously involved with the Broadway Squats and other projects decided to venture out of the inner-city to squat an amazing abandoned ballroom in Homebush. The following film by Anna Vo and pieces from the archives recount a little of the space’s ten month history.

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