Vale Jack Mundey

Jack Mundey grew up amid amid the rainforests of North Queensland. In 1973 Jack Mundey coined the term ‘Green Ban’ to describe the withdrawal of Labour for social and environmental reasons. So by 1974 the NSW Building Labourers Federation (BLF) had listed 49 Greens Bans in the Sydney Metropolitan area. Joe Owens, a member of … Continue reading Vale Jack Mundey

How Labor Governs – in the ashes of Covid-19

The Queensland Labor Party arose from the shearers strike of 1890. In the words of Vere Gordon Childe "a confidence in the irresistible might of the organised workers prevailed." and "Labour was now a force to be reckoned with in the community and had already achieved several notable victories in these years of booming trade … Continue reading How Labor Governs – in the ashes of Covid-19