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Strikers walking along a rocky beach next to the water holding signs. One reads Equal rights for all workers.

Defending Unionism: The Weipa Dispute, 1995

Introduction During the 1980s and 1990s a series of campaigns saw workers fight back against attacks on their wages and conditions, jobs, unions and rights in Australia. Occurring in the context of the 1983-1996 ALP-ACTU Accord, a number of companies increased their union busting efforts. Disputes in the then highly unionised mining industry were common. […]

workers sitting on steps outside Opera House

The 1972 Sydney Opera House Work-In

Learn about the Sydney Opera House ‘work-in’ carried out by construction workers who expelled management & continued work under workers’ control.

6 cogs representing the different points of intervention and a spanner on the left.

Points of Intervention

Campaigners – Where is the best place to take action with the greatest impact? Learn about making change using points of intervention.

crowd of holographic protestors walking on street at night with protest signs

Creative activism: Hologram protest

The practicalities and possibilities of using holograms to challenge and subvert anti-protest laws are explored in this case study from Spain.

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