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Green bans are strike action, usually by a workers' group, carried out for environmentalist, conservationist or heritage purposes.
They began in Sydney in 1971, when 13 middle-class women teamed up with trade unionists led by Jack Mundey.
"This was the first time the enlightened working class teamed with the enlightened middle class anywhere in the world" - Jack Mundey.
"What's the use of getting better wages and better conditions if we choke to death in unplanned, polluted cities?" - Jack Mundey.
Notes and references
- "The Kelly Gang," The Sydney Magazine (Sydney Morning Herald), #96, April 2011.
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