Australia's Labor War on the Docks
Publisher: Against the Current, Michigan, USA
Date Written: 01/07/1998
Year Published: 1998
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12800
THE BATTLE BETWEEN the Australian "wharfies" and the Patrick Stevedore company, backed by the right-wing coalition government of Liberal Prime Minister John Howard, became a test of strength not only with the National Maritime Union (MUA) but with a wide section of the working class.