Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Producing the news during the October 1944 lockout

This image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University

Download (4.07 MB)

CollectionsAustralian Journalists' Association
Date created: Oct 1944
In 1944 staff at Sydney newspapers The Herald, The Telegraph, The Sun and The Mirror struck for a 40-hour week. The Australian Council of Trade Unions lodged a claim for a 40-hour week in 1946 and, two years later, the case was won. The 40-hour week began on 1 January 1948.
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Other Identifiers: N59-1911-2323


File Description SizeFormat Image
AJAMETADATA_2.tif4.07 MBTIFFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator