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1970s-1980s, Sydney: Becoming extra-legal, squatting inside and beyond the law.

Posted by on March 27, 2015

Gavin Sullivan’s 1999 MacQuarie University thesis examines how squatters in Sydney navigated New South Wale’s criminal trespass laws in the 1970s and 1980s. In doing so it also provides a history of campaigns that occurred in Woolloomooloo, Pyrmont, and Glebe. Click below to download it in PDF form.

Becoming extra-legal squatting inside and beyond the law Gavin Sullivan 1999

CitySquatterThe cover of a newspaper produced about the Victoria Street squats in 1974.


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