Clancy and Dooley and Don McLeod single work   poetry   "Clancy and Dooley and Don McLeod"
  • Author: Dorothy Hewett
Issue Details: First known date: 1946 1946
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On May Day 1946, in the Pilbarra district, Western Australia, Aboriginal station hands struck for 30 bob a week and the right to organise. Their leaders, the white man Don Mcleod and two Aborigines, Clancy McKenna and Dooley, were arrested and convicted. Pressure through the Labour movement and the United Nations secured their release.

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  • Appears in:
    y The Black Swan : The Magazine of the Guild of Undergraduates of the University of Western Australia vol. 25 no. 1 October 1946 Z824943 1946 periodical issue 1946 pg. 27-28
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    y Jindyworobak Anthology, 1947 Rex Ingamells (editor), 1947 Z208779 1947 periodical issue 1947 pg. 14-16
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    y Freedom on the Wallaby : Poems of the Australian People Marjorie Pizer (editor), Sydney : Pinchgut Press , 1953 Z58626 1953 anthology poetry Sydney : Pinchgut Press , 1953 pg. 193-195
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    y What About The People! Dorothy Hewett , Merv Lilley , Sydney : Merv Lilley Dorothy Hewett , 1950 Z1340457 1950 selected work poetry Sydney : National Council of Realist Writers , 1962 pg. 11-12
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    y Windmill Country Dorothy Hewett , Melbourne : Overland in Conjunction With Peter Leyden Publishing House , 1968 Z311261 1968 selected work poetry Melbourne : Overland in Conjunction With Peter Leyden Publishing House , 1968 pg. 33-35
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    y A Tremendous World in Her Head : Selected Poems Dorothy Hewett , Sydney : Dangaroo Press , 1989 Z797650 1989 selected work poetry Sydney : Dangaroo Press , 1989 pg. 6-7
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    y Collected Poems : 1940-1995 Dorothy Hewett , William Grono (editor), Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1995 Z332769 1995 selected work poetry Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1995 pg. 40-42
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    y Studies in Western Australian History Wordal no. 22 Jill Milroy (editor), Tom Stannage (editor), John T Host (editor), Nedlands : University of Western Australia. Dept. of History, Centre for Western Australian History , 2001 Z1588661 2001 periodical issue anthology Nedlands : University of Western Australia. Dept. of History, Centre for Western Australian History , 2001 pg. 23
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    y Australian Poetry Library APRIL; APL; The Australian Poetry Resources Internet Library John Tranter , Sydney : 2004- Z1368099 2004- website

    'The Australian Poetry Library (APL) aims to promote a greater appreciation and understanding of Australian poetry by providing access to a wide range of poetic texts as well as to critical and contextual material relating to them, including interviews, photographs and audio/visual recordings.

    This website currently contains over 42,000 poems, representing the work of more than 170 Australian poets. All the poems are fully searchable, and may be accessed and read freely on the World Wide Web. Readers wishing to download and print poems may do so for a small fee, part of which is returned to the poets via CAL, the Copyright Agency Limited. Teachers, students and readers of Australian poetry can also create personalised anthologies, which can be purchased and downloaded. Print on demand versions will be availabe from Sydney University Press in the near future.

    It is hoped that the APL will encourage teachers to use more Australian material in their English classes, as well as making Australian poetry much more available to readers in remote and regional areas and overseas. It will also help Australian poets, not only by developing new audiences for their work but by allowing them to receive payment for material still in copyright, thus solving the major problem associated with making this material accessible on the Internet.

    The Australian Poetry Library is a joint initiative of the University of Sydney and the Copyright Agency Limited (CAL). Begun in 2004 with a prototype site developed by leading Australian poet John Tranter, the project has been funded by a major Linkage Grant from the Australian Research Council (ARC), CAL and the University of Sydney Library. A team of researchers from the University of Sydney, led by Professor Elizabeth Webby and John Tranter, in association with CAL, have developed the Australian Poetry Library as a permanent and wide-ranging Internet archive of Australian poetry resources.' Source: (Sighted 30/05/2011).

    Sydney : 2004-
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    y Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature Nicholas Jose (editor), Kerryn Goldsworthy (editor), Anita Heiss (editor), David McCooey (editor), Peter Minter (editor), Nicole Moore (editor), Elizabeth Webby (editor), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2009 Z1590615 2009 anthology correspondence diary drama essay extract poetry prose short story (taught in 23 units)

    'Some of the best, most significant writing produced in Australia over more than two centuries is gathered in this landmark anthology. Covering all genres - from fiction, poetry and drama to diaries, letters, essays and speeches - the anthology maps the development of one of the great literatures in English in all its energy and variety.

    'The writing reflects the diverse experiences of Australians in their encounter with their extraordinary environment and with themselves. This is literature of struggle, conflict and creative survival. It is literature of lives lived at the extremes, of frontiers between cultures, of new dimensions of experience, where imagination expands.

    'This rich, informative and entertaining collection charts the formation of an Australian voice that draws inventively on Indigenous words, migrant speech and slang, with a cheeky, subversive humour always to the fore. For the first time, Aboriginal writings are interleaved with other English-language writings throughout - from Bennelong's 1796 letter to the contemporary flowering of Indigenous fiction and poetry - setting up an exchange that reveals Australian history in stark new ways.

    'From vivid settler accounts to haunting gothic tales, from raw protest to feisty urban satire and playful literary experiment, from passionate love poetry to moving memoir, the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature reflects the creative eloquence of a society.

    'Chosen by a team of expert editors, who have provided illuminating essays about their selections, and with more than 500 works from over 300 authors, it is an authoritative survey and a rich world of reading to be enjoyed.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Allen and Unwin have a YouTube channel with a number of useful videos on the Anthology.

    Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2009
    pg. 703-705
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    y Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett , Kate Lilley , Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2010 Z1706151 2010 selected work poetry (taught in 2 units) 'Dorothy Hewett is one of Australia's best known poets. She had a long and frequently controversial career during which she produced twelve collections of poetry, three novels, an autobiography, thirteen plays and countless articles and short stories. This very special volume has been compiled and introduced by Kate Lilley, a poet, scholar and Dorothy's daughter.' (From the publisher's website.) Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2010 pg. 22-24
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    y Australian Folklore vol. 25 November 2010 Z1899877 2010 periodical issue 2010 pg. 166-178
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