The Aboriginal organisers travelled around the area spreading the word about the strike. The Department of Native Affairs was troubled by this and tried to counter it. Nyamal man, Clancy McKenna, was one of the principal organisers. Dooley Binbin, a Nyangumarta man, took up an organising role late in 1945.

DNA Attempts to Stop Aboriginal Organisers Spreading the Word

Les Fletcher to Francis Bray, 15 October 1945, SROWA, 1945/0800/26-29.