Viewing the strike as a disturbance orchestrated by McLeod, pastoralists hoped he would receive a long jail sentence. They were disappointed when he only received a heavy fine. Following his trial, public pressure led to the early release of Clancy McKenna and Dooley Bin Bin.
Why Dooley and Clancy McKenna are in Gaol!
Why Dooley and Clancy McKenna are in Gaol!, SROWA, 1945/0800/178.