y The Worker [Sydney] newspaper  
Date: 1943-
Date: 1914-1943
Date: 1905-1914
Date: 1904-1905
Date: 1900-1904
Date: 1900
Date: 1897-1900
Date: 1894-1896
Date: 1893
Date: 1892-1893
The Worker [Sydney] Issue Details: First known date: 1892-1913... 1892-1913
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Notes

  • Organ of the Australian Workers' Union.
  • RANGE: Oct. 1, 1892-Oct. 29, 1913.
  • FREQUENCY: Daily, July 1894; Biweekly, Nov. 1896-Jan. 1897; Weekly, JAN. 1907-1913
  • From 1892-1893, half of the paper was published in Brisbane, half in Wagga. From July 1893, published in Sydney. From July 2, 1894 for three weeks during the elections, known as the Daily Worker. Has occasional supplements or special issues, e.g. Our Annual, Xmas Number of The Worker (1908); The Worker New Year Supplement (1 Jan. 1909) 'An Australian paper for Australian homes' -- Masthead, Vol. 21, no. 12 (Mar.21, 1912)-v. 22, no. 44 (30 Oct. 1913) .
  • Publisher varies. - : H. Lamond for and on behalf of the Australian Workers' Union in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia
  • Published on Thursdays. From 14 Oct. 1908 a smaller Wednesday ed. called the A.W.U ed. was published. The Thursday ed. had no prominent edition statement but in the 22 Oct. 1908 issue the subscription information made it clear there were 2 eds., the "ordinary ed." (Thursday) and the "A.W.U. ed." (Wednesday), with separate subscription rates, etc. From 14 Oct. 1908-26 May 1909, the pagination of the Wednesday AWU ed. (p. 1-8) was continued by the next day (Thursday's) ordinary edition (p. 9-32). From 3 June 1909 the ordinary Thursday ed. reverted to having its own pagination (p. 1-32)
  • Incorporates and continues Hummer and Westralian Worker
  • Continued by The Australian Worker

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

The Venerable Boote : The Worker Building, Castlereagh Street Terry Irving , Rowan Cahill , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Radical Sydney : Places, Portraits and Unruly Episodes 2010; (p. 181-185)
'Mothers of the Race' or 'Working for the Army'? : Women and the Worker, 1908-1931 Susan Sheridan , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Along the Faultlines : Sex, Race and Nation in Australian Women's Writing - 1880s-1930s 1995; (p. 103-118)
Feminism and Socialism : The Worker in the 1890s Susan Sheridan , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Along the Faultlines : Sex, Race and Nation in Australian Women's Writing - 1880s-1930s 1995; (p. 86-102)

This chapter focuses on the writing attributed to female contributors to the Worker and the conflicts discernible among them on questions of gender and class politics.

An Invention of the Real : The Nationalisms of Henry Lawson and Frank Sargeson Lydia Wevers , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian & New Zealand Studies in Canada , December no. 12 1994; (p. 123-134)
`Lucinda Sharpe': Anne Lane? John Kellett , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Notes & Furphies , April no. 30 1993; (p. 10-11)
Feminism and Socialism : The Worker in the 1890s Susan Sheridan , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Along the Faultlines : Sex, Race and Nation in Australian Women's Writing - 1880s-1930s 1995; (p. 86-102)

This chapter focuses on the writing attributed to female contributors to the Worker and the conflicts discernible among them on questions of gender and class politics.

'Mothers of the Race' or 'Working for the Army'? : Women and the Worker, 1908-1931 Susan Sheridan , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Along the Faultlines : Sex, Race and Nation in Australian Women's Writing - 1880s-1930s 1995; (p. 103-118)
The Venerable Boote : The Worker Building, Castlereagh Street Terry Irving , Rowan Cahill , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Radical Sydney : Places, Portraits and Unruly Episodes 2010; (p. 181-185)
An Invention of the Real : The Nationalisms of Henry Lawson and Frank Sargeson Lydia Wevers , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian & New Zealand Studies in Canada , December no. 12 1994; (p. 123-134)
Mary Gilmore Constance Robertson , 1965 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 25 no. 4 1965; (p. 247-250)

Has serialised

Jones's Alley, Henry Lawson , 1896 single work short story
Mrs Aspinall is faced with debts she is unable to pay, including repairs to her rented house in Jones's Alley. Her landlord takes her to court and she is found liable for the debt. Bill Anderson, the former workmate of her deceased son Arvie, comes to her rescue and helps her escape the bailiff and the loss of her few possessions.
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