Read more about 1964 Mount Isa Mines Strike: Background To The Dispute, State of Emergency, The Role of Brian Mullins in Breaking The Strike (National Civic Council), Communist Influences, Mackie Vs. Mullens
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... When it became obvious that the strike was not a genuine industrial dispute, Brian Mullins went to Mount Isa for an extended period to galvanise into action the considerable number of unionists opposed ... As he later commented to a colleague, "It was Mackie versus Mullins" until the strike collapsed ... Brian stated later that violence of one sort or another plagued Mount Isa during the strike, and one of his associates was killed in a motor vehicle accident ...
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