Eight Hour League 150th Anniversary

You are welcome to visit the “150th Anniversary of the Newcastle Eight Hour Day” Exhibition and Library until Friday 6 December, 2019. WHERE: 406\408 King Street, Newcastle. Hunter Unions Building level 2 WHEN: Mon-Fri 10am-2pm, until 6 December. The Eight Hour Committee was the forerunner to Newcastle Trades Hall Council (Hunter Workers). By Rod Noble The … More Eight Hour League 150th Anniversary

The Ethnic Communities of Newcastle and the Hunter Region in 1988

Dr Judith Galvin, author of the PhD thesis The Lettesi of Newcastle (1983) sent us two copies of a VHS video produced in 1988 featuring interviews and film recorded  among the migrant and ethnic community gatherings in Newcastle and the Hunter Region. She was sorting through her archives and found two tapes, “copies of an … More The Ethnic Communities of Newcastle and the Hunter Region in 1988