Unemployed Workers Movement

Lock Out the Landlords : Proletarian Hall and Unemployed Organising in Brunswick

By Iain McIntyre. The Communist Party affiliated Proletarian Hall operated in Lydia Street during the 1930s providing a soup kitchen as well as a base for unemployed organizing. A number of unemployed organizations sprang up around the country in the early period of the Depression. With governments floundering in response to mass poverty many were […]

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Brunswick Community History Group Inc

About Brunswick Community History Group Brunswick Community History Group (BCHG) is a community-based organisation interested in the history of our local area. BCHG is interested in all aspects of history – research, reminiscences, families, historic buildings, documents, and photographs.  Our Aims Through our members, BCHG aims to Foster a greater appreciation of Brunswick’s history and […]

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