Local history: Wharfie

Local history: Wharfie

Local history: Wharfie

Date & Time

Thu 28 Feb 2019 • 10:00am - 11:00am

2019-02-28 10:00:00 2019-02-28 11:00:00 Australia/Brisbane Local history: Wharfie Join Lesley Synge author of Wharfie, as she discusses the life of an Australian waterside worker for 40 years, Wal Stubbings (1913-2014). Militant workers like him were demonised and accused of wrecking the country. So what was it like to be a wharfie? Especially one who visited the USSR, was involved in street marches, and was under ASIO surveillance. This is one man's journey through a tumultuous century. Wynnum Library

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Age

Young adults, Adults, Seniors

Cost

Free

Join Lesley Synge author of Wharfie, as she discusses the life of an Australian waterside worker for 40 years, Wal Stubbings (1913-2014). Militant workers like him were demonised and accused of wrecking the country. So what was it like to be a wharfie? Especially one who visited the USSR, was involved in street marches, and was under ASIO surveillance. This is one man's journey through a tumultuous century.

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Bookings required. Phone Wynnum Library on 07 3403 2199 to reserve your place.

Venue

Wynnum Library, 145 Florence Street, Wynnum
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