Tuesday September 27th, 2022
Walyalup Civic Centre – Mardoo Room
151 High Street, Fremantle, 6160
Come along to hear local historian, Daniel A Elias, who is writing a thesis on Fremantle’s waterfront history, exploring the relationships and difficulties between the maritime workers, shipping companies and state institutions, and how this has shaped Australia’s maritime sector.
Refreshments will be served before the talk.
This committee was formed by Premier Colebatch on 28.04.1919 to organise negotiations between the Lumpers Union, the shipping employers and the Government over the unloading of the SS Dimboola. The dispute over the Dimboola led to “Bloody Sunday”.