Waterfront confrontation: right wing ideological background

Waterfront confrontation: - it's what they always wanted to do - but haven't had the opportunity to (until now):


http://www.exhibit.com.au/cgi-bin/mfs/03/nichvol8/vol87gue.htm#Vol 8-7:
Guest of Honour's Address - The Hon J.W Howard
(from: The Proceedings of a Conference of the H.R. Nicholls Society held in Sydney on March 9 -11,1990)

Some other notable members of HR Nicholls Society: Rod Kemp; Peter Reith, Phil Gude, Michael Kroger, Greg Craven, .... Peter Costello - (who is this man?) - "The barrister who nursed the Troubleshooters case through two Federal Court cases, and the appeal to the High Court, was an H R Nicholls Society joint founder, and currently Federal Shadow Attorney, Peter Costello;"
(from: http://www.exhibit.com.au/cgi-bin/mfs/03/nichvo12/vol12int.htm )
....and their buddies: Joh Bjelke-Petersen, Fred Chaney

("Legal Remedies Against Trade Union Conduct in Australia" Peter Costello)

From: The Proceedings of a Conference of the H.R. Nicholls Society held in Melbourne September 15,1990 http://www.exhibit.com.au/cgi-bin/mfs/03/nichvol9/vol97bac.htm#Vol 9-7:
Back to the Waterfront - Nicholas Finney OBE
(Nicholas Finney was one of the principal driving forces behind the abolition of the National Dock Labour Scheme in the UK in 1989. This revolutionised the organisation of labour on the British waterfront virtually `overnight' and in the face of a national strike of waterside workers.)

On HR Nicholls pages you will find: Summary for query "Waterfront reform":found 29 matches in 12 files - not difficult to see where the attcks on the warfies are coming from!

Whilst I do not wish to promote their philosophy - more inf. can be found at: http://www.altavista.yellowpages.com.au/cgi-bin/query?mss=simple&pg=q&what=web&fmt=.&q=H.R.+Nicholls+Society

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