TITLE

QUEENSLAND LABOUR HISTORY

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, W. J. H.
PUB. DATE
January 1962
SOURCE
Bulletin of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour Histo;Jan1962, Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a history of the labor movement in Queensland, Australia from colonization to 1920. The development of the eight-hour movement by labor unions in Queensland in 1856 and 1857 is discussed. Attempts to form a Protectionist League in 1867 in an effort to help ensure employment are mentioned. The role William Lane played in the formation of the Brisbane Trades and Labor Council in 1885 is disputed. W. M. Galloway was endorsed by the Brisbane Trades and Labor Council as a labor candidate for parliament in 1886.
ACCESSION #
47600219

 

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