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Maurice Blackburn and the Australian Labor Party, 1934-1943

Susan Blackburn

Maurice Blackburn and the Australian Labor Party, 1934-1943

a study of principle in politics.

by Susan Blackburn

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Published by Australian Society for the Study of Labor History .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blackburn, Maurice.,
  • Labor Party (Australia).

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAustralian Society for the Study of Labour History.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59p.
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20666456M

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    Blackburn, S, Maurice Blackburn and the Australian Labor Party , , p 6. Pearce, D, Delegated Legislation in Australia and New Zealand, , p The Democratic Socialist Perspective (DSP) was an Australian Marxist political group, which operated as the largest component of a broad-left socialist formation, the Socialist Alliance. In , the DSP voted to merge into the Socialist into: Socialist Alliance.

    Socialist Labor Party. The party was founded by the Australian Socialist League in to contest the Australian federal election of The party nominated six candidates (known as the "Socialist Six") for the Senate seats of New South Wales: Andrew Thomson, James Moroney, Harry Holland, James Morrish, John Neil, and Thomas gy: De Leonism. spirit of two great Australians, Maurice and Doris Blackburn. Maurice Blackburn devoted his life to the cause of social justice, trade union rights, civil liberties and international peace. He was a Victorian representing the seat of Burke in the federal Parliament - an area now part of Moreland. Maurice Blackburn took the notion of public.


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Maurice Blackburn and the Australian Labor Party, 1934-1943 by Susan Blackburn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title: Maurice Blackburn and the Australian Labor Party, a study of principle in politics Author: Susan Blackburn Created Date: Z. Maurice Blackburn and the Australian Labor Party,a study of principle in politics.

Maurice and Doris Blackburn were major figures in the history of the Australian labour movement and feminist and Indigenous activism in this country.

Maurices name lives on in the influential national law firm he founded, but their many contributions to principled decency in Australian public life are now largely forgotten/5. Maurice Blackburn was a man of principle: expelled from the Labor Party twice because of his stance over conscription.

I found this book fascinating. I read about a man who went to work as a law clerk into support his mother and siblings.4/5(1). Although he won Bourke and held it untilhis relationship with the Labor Party was chequered. In late and earlyBlackburn acted as legal counsel to prevent the deportation of the noted Czech anti-Fascist Egon Kisch.

Blackburn, Maurice, ; Australian Labor Party; Draft -- Australia; Australia -- Politics and government -- Provenance: This electronic version is made publicly available by the University of Adelaide in accordance with its open access policy for student : Susan Blackburn.

From he studied at the University of Melbourne (B.A., ; LL.B., ) while working as a teacher and librarian. In he was admitted to the Bar and in assisted in the consolidation of the statute law of Victoria. In he founded the firm of Maurice Blackburn & Co., which mainly dealt with trade union law.

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We understand that every case is unique and we take the time to get to know your specific situation. We’re based locally with access to nationwide resources and teams, so you'll have strong legal support, no matter where you are. Maurice Blackburn brought into public life a rare character, complete indifference to personal consequences, an uncommon scholarship, great zeal for humanity, and a firm belief, which I am happy to share, that men are immeasurably more important than laws.

- Robert Menzies Maurice Blackburn served the people who suffered injustice. Power Without Glory is a historical novel written by Communist Australian writer Frank time of publication, court orders to suppress publication while Hardy was tried for criminal libel mirrored much larger scale McCarthyist censorship and anti-communist trials in USA.

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We have the largest superannuation. Maurice Blackburn – the name might be familiar but the life and times less so. He joined the Socialist Party first and then later the Labor Party in order to play a role in state and federal. In the news - Australian Financial Review Life insurers urge law change so they can pay for medical treatments The $15 billion insurance sector is calling on the federal government to overhaul restrictive legislation which it says stops it from paying for medical treatments to.

Maurice Blackburn was a man of principle: expelled from the Labor Party twice because of his stance over conscription. I found this book fascinating. I read about a man who went to work as a law clerk into support his mother and siblings.4/5.

Maurice Blackburn And The Australian Labor Party – – A Study of Principle In Politics, Author: Blackburn, Susan, Loose Leaf Service:ALP Pamphlet Collection, Folder 3, Insert I, Publisher: The Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Date Published:Available at: Unions NSW Library Unions NSW Library Catalog Reference.

Maurice Blackburn brought into public life a rare character, complete indifference to personal consequences, an uncommon scholarship, great zeal for humanity, and a firm belief, which I am happy to share, that men are immeasurably more important than laws.

- Robert Menzies Maurice Blackburn served the people who suffered injusticeFormat: Hardcover. Part love story, part gripping political thriller, the poignant story of the much-lauded Maurice Blackburn exposes a time when influence-peddling was rife, when political possibilities seemed limitless, and when a man of principle could still make a big difference to the course of Australian politics.

Maurice Blackburn brought into public life a rare character, complete indifference to personal consequences, an uncommon scholarship, great zeal for humanity, and a firm belief, which I am happy to share, that men are immeasurably more important than laws. - Robert Menzies Maurice Blackburn served the people who suffered injustice He pleaded their cause, and he engaged in.

Throughout his political life, Maurice devoted his considerable intellectual abilities to the cause of social justice, civil liberties and international peace. In many ways he served as a conscience for the Australian Labor Party.

Maurice Blackburn always stood firm in defence of democratic values both in society at large and within the party. Maurice Blackburn – the name might be familiar but the life and times less so.

A range of esteemed leaders and leading thinkers – politicians, union bosses, academics, historians, lawyers – come together in Father of the Fair Go to share their admiration, knowledge and wonder of Maurice Blackburn, a thoroughly unique individual in Australian political and social history.In she was appointed to the National Editorial Board, and chair of the Victorian Working Party in In she received a State Library of Victoria Creative Fellowship to further her joint biography of the radical political and social activists, Maurice and Doris Blackburn.Rod Hodgson is a Managing Principal at Maurice Blackburn.

He and Peter Koutsoukis lead the firm’s Queensland practice, which is the largest of its type in Australia. Rod is based in Brisbane and travels regularly to our other Queensland offices.