The Great Strike 1917, a film by Amanda King and Fabio Cavadini

The Great Strike 1917, a film by Amanda King and Fabio Cavadini

The Great Strike remains Australia’s largest industrial upheaval, leaving an indelible mark on 20th Century Australia. This film, made to commemorate the centenary of the Strike, uses original footage and contemporary artistic interpretations to tell the story of the Strike and its significance.

Remembering and forgetting the Great Strike of 1917

Remembering and forgetting the Great Strike of 1917

In this talk for History Week 2021, City of Sydney historian Laila Ellmoos will look at the way that Sydneysiders who lived through one of Australia’s largest industrial conflicts remembered it in later life.