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What's wrong with Australia

From the Collection of Unions Ballarat 24 Camp Street Ballarat Victoria

Description
Paper; hardback book.

Size
22 cm; 187 pages
Object Registration
B0181
Keywords
communism, btlc, ballarat trades hall, ballarat trades and labour council, communist party - australia, tramways union, waterside workers federation, building industry, strikes, unions, railway services, victorian labor party, economic, cold war, reds under the bed
Historical information
"What's Wrong With Australia?" claims to analyse Australia's "Communist menace" and the damage it has done to the country. The book reflects paranoia about Communism that was typical of the 1950s. There are reflections upon Communist influence upon the Tramways Union, Waterside Workers Federation, the building industry, strikes, railway services, the Labor Party and more.
When Made
1953
Made By
Hogan, EJ (Maker)
Significance
The book was written in 1953 by the Hon EJ Hogan who was a former leader of the Victorian Labor Party, who twice served as state premier.

Relevant to Australian political and union history.
Inscriptions & Markings
Title and author's name on the front of the book.
Last updated
24 Jul 2017 at 2:19PM