William Lane 1861-1917 Australian Nationalist & Unionist Founder of Australian Newspaper ‘The Worker’ “What could we expect from the Chinese but contamination? what could we dream of getting from the hordes of the East in all its loathsome nakedness and shame? Is it a recommendation to us that a Chinese is rich, if, under the protection of his roof, Sodom… Continue reading "Australia’s Founding Fathers: William Lane"
James C. Stewart Labor Senator & Campaigner for Queensland J. C. Stewart hails from the Highlands of bonny Scotland, and was born in 1851, at Granttown-on-spey. After receiving the sound education which most Scottish schools gave liberally, many opportunities of employment befell James, He worked variously as a railway servant, lawyer’s clerk, worker in the coal mines and quarries, seller… Continue reading "Australia’s Founding Fathers: James C. Stewart"
William G. Spence 1846-1919 Founded The Australian Labor Party and Australian Workers Union Brought as part of a new series on the founding fathers of Australia; We start first and foremost with one man of a particular character and belief whom personified many of the great ideals of the Australian cultural heritage and political ideal. Spence was born in the… Continue reading "Australia’s Founding Fathers: William Spence"