* Contents derived from the Melbourne,Victoria,:Overland in Conjunction With Peter Leyden Publishing House,1968 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
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.