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Books

  • Council for Civil Liberties, Melbourne, Six Acts Against Civil Liberties, Council for Civil Liberties, Melbourne, August 1937. Image PDF Details

Cartoons

  • Dyson, Ambrose, '1939-1949', Guardian (Melbourne), no. 383, 4 March 1949. Image PDF Details
  • Dyson, Ambrose, 'Australia's tradition: say "no" to tyranny!', Liberty (Melbourne), 28 August 1951. Image PDF Details

Films

  • Gray, Peter and Lane, Garry, The Battle for Bowen Hills, 21 mins; black and white; digitised from the original 16mm film, Peter Gray and Garry Lane [This copy courtesy of Peter Gray], 1975. Also available at http://vimeo.com/21222102. Details
  • Peter Gray, 1967 Civil Liberties March, Brisbane, Australia, Peter Gray [This copy courtesy Peter Gray], Brisbane, 1967. Also available at http://vimeo.com/20105643. Details

Fliers

  • All the way with Clarrie O’Shea/ All Out!! Against Penal Clauses, Revolutionary Action Centre, Sydney, May 1969. images PDF Details
  • Release Clarrie O'Shea, Melbourne, May 1969. images PDF Details
  • 10 Day Greenhouse Action: For Economic Justice & a Healthy Environment/ North West Flemington Road Transport, Rainbow Alliance, Melbourne, September?. images PDF Details
  • Troops Out Of Iraq, Students Against War and Racism, Melbourne, 2006. Image PDF Details
  • Rainbow Alliance, You're Invited to the Public Launch of the Victorian Rainbow Alliance, Sunday April 16: 1.00pm - 5.00pm, Melbourne, April. images PDF Details

Letters

  • Official Monash University letter sent by the Academic Registrar J. D. Butchart to Mr A. Langer, August 1969. images PDF Details

Manifestos

  • Rainbow Alliance, The Charter of the Rainbow Alliance, Melbourne, nd. images PDF Details

Newsletters

  • Tabloid Underground, Students in Dissent (SID), Melbourne, 1968. Image PDF Details
  • B. H. T. Underground Voice, vol. 1, Students in Dissent (SID), Melbourne, March 1969. Image PDF Details
  • B. H. T. Underground Voice, vol. 1, Students in Dissent (SID), Melbourne, April 1969. images PDF Details
  • Uni High Underground, vol. 2, Students of University High School, Melbourne, April 1969. images PDF Details
  • Tabloid Underground: SID Kid Kicked out of De La Salle!, Students in Dissent (SID), Melbourne, September 1969. images PDF Details
  • Action: Official Organ of the Noble Park High School Liberation Front, Noble Park High School Liberation Front, Melbourne, 1969. images PDF Details
  • Treason: Official Organ of the Highett High Treason Committee, Highett High Treason Committee, Melbourne, March 1969. images PDF Details
  • Treason: Highett High People's Paper, vol. 3, Highett High Treason Committee, Melbourne, August 1970. images PDF Details
  • Rainbow Alliance, vol. 2, Rainbow Alliance, Melbourne, February-March, 22 pp. images PDF Details
  • Dokter, Ben, Editorial, Reveal, Defenders of Human Rights Association, Brisbane, c1970. Image PDF Details

Newspapers

  • Battler 1977, International Socialists [This scan courtesy of the State Library of Victoria], Melbourne, 1977. Image PDF Details
  • Battler 1978, International Socialists [This scan courtesy of the State Library of Victoria], Melbourne, 1978. Image PDF Details
  • Battler 1979, International Socialists [This scan courtesy of the State Library of Victoria], Melbourne, 1979. Image PDF Details
  • Battler 1979, International Socialists [This scan courtesy of the State Library of Victoria], Melbourne, 1979. Image PDF Details
  • Socialist, Socialist Party of Australia [This scan courtesy of the State Library of Victoria], Sydney, December 19 1979. Image PDF Details
  • Socialist, Socialist Party of Australia [This scan courtesy of the State Library of Victoria], Sydney, 19 December. Image PDF Details
  • Socialist Action 1987, Socialist Action [This scan courtesy of the State Library of Victoria], Melbourne, 1987. Image PDF Details
  • Direct Action 44 (ed.), , no. 44, 19 July. Image PDF Details

Newspaper Articles

  • 'Attacks on Communists danger to all', Guardian (Melbourne), no. 288, 11 April 1947. Image PDF Details
  • 'Party doesn't fear Royal Commission', Guardian (Melbourne), 13 May 1949. Image PDF Details
  • 'Party is ready to give full account of aims, activity', Guardian (Melbourne), 10 June 1949. Image PDF Details
  • 'Big crowd cheers Sharkey as opening of trial', Guardian (Melbourne), no. 387, 1 April 1949. Image PDF Details
  • ''Free Sharkey!' Call by Mass Meeting; Crimes Act Condemned', Guardian (Melbourne), no. 440, 21 October 1949. Image PDF Details
  • 'Fascist raids, jailings, unite workers for struggle', Guardian (Melbourne), 9 July 1949. Image PDF Details
  • 'Menzies' ban threat first step to fascism', Guardian, 1949. Image PDF Details
  • 'Communist Party will fight for legal rights', Tribune (Sydney), no. 616, 3 May 1950. Image PDF Details
  • 'Smash this Rotten Bill; Gross Abuse of Human Rights', Tribune, no. 615, Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 29 April 1950. Image PDF Details
  • 'Menzies' fascist Bill arouses nation', 1950. Image PDF Details
  • 'Free Sharkey', Guardian (Melbourne), 10 February 1950. Image PDF Details
  • 'Menzies' treason act drags country back to dark ages', Guardian (Melbourne), 22 March 1950. Image PDF Details
  • 'Act now to save innocent Rosenberg couple from the electric chair in U.S.', Guardian (Melbourne), no. 629, 4 June 1953. Image PDF Details
  • Hartley, Rev. Frank, 'Liberty leads Australia's fight for freedom', Liberty (Melbourne), no. 4, 27 October 1950. Image PDF Details
  • Hartley, Rev. Frank, 'Our liberties depend on action; force repeal of Crimes Act and other repressive laws', Liberty (Melbourne), no. 16, 26 June 1951. Image PDF Details

Pamphlets

  • Speeches from the dock of New South Wales and West Australian I.W.W. members convicted of treason, Workers’ Defence and Release Committee [This scan courtesy of the State Library of Victoria], Sydney, 1917. Image PDF Details
  • Mr. Windeyer’s great indictment., Release and Defence Committee [This scan courtesy of the State Library of Victoria], Sydney, 1918. Image PDF Details
  • U.S. Priest Speaks Out in Defence of Communist Party, 1950. Image PDF Details
  • Why is Frank Hardy author of 'Power without glory' branded guilty without tiral?, Frank Hardy defence committee, Melbourne, 1951. PDF Details
  • The MacDonald government prosecuted Frank Hardy on behalf of millionaire John Wren, Communist Party of Australia, Melbourne, 1951. PDF Details
  • We defend Frank Hardy, The Frank Hardy defence committee, Melbourne, 1951. PDF Details
  • fully support the prisoners struggle, Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist) [This scan courtesy of the State Library of Victoria], Melbourne, 1972. Image PDF Details
  • Arrowsmith, John, Abolish the penal powers: freedoms fight of '69, Trades Hall Council Administrative and Financial Review Committee, Melbourne, 1969. Image PDF Details
  • Marshall, Alan & Hardy, Ross, Circular, Frank Hardy defence committee, Melbourne, 1950. PDF Details
  • McKellar, John, Maurice Blackburn and the struggle for freedom, Anti-Conscription Campaign, Melbourne, 1945. Image PDF Details

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