Solidarity Park is located opposite the Parliament House in Perth, Western Australia. In 1997 a ‘Workers Embassy’ was set up on some vacant land opposite the Parliament House during union protests of the Court Governments ‘third wave’ legislation for industrial relations. What began with a caravan and portable barbecue soon transformed into a landscaped shelter with a monument to the trade union workers who have died during their work. Special mention was made to Mark Allen, a young CFMEU organiser who was killed on a building site while attempting to get workers down from an unsafe roof.
- Nearly a year and Embassy still stands.W.A. construction worker, Autumn 1998, p. 37, – referring to both the – Solidarity Park (Perth, W.A.) and the Workers’ Embassy (Perth, W.A.)
- The Workers Embassy Scrapbook. Papers in labour history, No. 20 (Aug. 1998), entire issue devoted to issue.