Canberra Region

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Australian Society for the Study of Labour History

Canberra Region Branch

The Australian Society for the Study of Labour History has something for everyone with an interest in labour history and how it has helped mould the society we live in.

The Canberra Region Branch offers a range of talks, seminars and social functions, often with a focus on local events and places.

It also co-sponsors the annual Eric Fry Research Grant which assists honours or post graduate students to complete their studies in the broad area of labour history.

Canberra Branch Committee:

President:  Melanie Nolan

Vice President: Frank Bongiorno

Secretary: Peter Ellett
Phone: 02 6278 5307

Treasurer: Bill Thompson
Phone: 02 6254 3429

Committee members:
Frank Cain
Maggie Shapley
John Myrtle
Chris Monnox

Postal address:

LPO Box 8043
ANU ACT 0200

If you would like to renew your membership or join the Canberra Region Branch, please click on the link below:

ASSLH CRB M’shipform 2014-15




Extra special – Two great events on the same day

Thursday 31 July 2014

Event 1 – A talk by journalist and author James Button

James is the author of Speechless: A Year in My Father’s Business. He will speak about his own Labor history, his experience working for a Labor Government as a speechwriter for Kevin Rudd and the prospects for a more open, democratic ALP.


Seminar Room A

Coombs Building

Fellows Rd, ANU


Event 2 – Labour History Dinner


Delhi-6 Indian restaurant

14 Childers Street, City

(Just a short walk from the Coombs bldg)

Our regular labour history dinners are always popular events. A great opportunity to enjoy good food and interesting company.

Delhi-6 is licensed and BYO bottled wine. For dinner menu visit their website at


Please note: You can attend either one or both of these events but you will need to book in advance. If interested, RSVP by return email or by phoning 6278 5307  


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