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Police storm Brisbane brewery ‘sit-in’ during 1937 strike for 40-hour week

OVER 80 men conducted a ‘sit-in’ strike at Brisbane’s Castlemaine Perkins brewery in a failed effort for a 40 hour week in early September 1937. The men received an unpleasant awakening in the early hours of September 24 when over 100… Read More ›

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