The national newspaper of the Communist Party of Australia, Tribune, also took a keen interest in the strike, publishing numerous articles, most of which drew upon the articles that had appeared previously in the Workers’ Star.

Oppose Arrests in Aborigines' Strike

Tribune, 24 May 1946, p. 3, ‘Oppose Arrests in Aborigines’ Strike.’

Related Sources

Native Persecution is Denounced: Big Perth Protest

Source Thumbnail: 
Exhibit Analysis: 

Once the strike began, a fierce propaganda battle began in which the opposing sides gave highly partial accounts of it in order to win public support: on the one hand, the government and the pastoralists told stories in which they sought to minimise the impact of the strike; on the other, the sympathisers of the strike gave the impression of a highly successful industrial action by the Aboriginal people.