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125th anniversary of the Manifesto of the Queensland Labour Party

Manifesto of the Queensland Labour Party, 9 Sep 1892, OM69-18/16 - Papers of Charles Seymour. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

The Manifesto of the Queensland Labour Party, dated 9 September 1892, can be regarded as one of the formative documents of the present day Australian Labor Party. The Manifesto was written at a time of political and social upheaval in Queensland, with the Labor movement looking for alternatives to industrial action to progress its aims. It provides a … Read more

Manifesto of the Queensland Labour Party recognised nationally

The Manifesto of the Queensland Labour Party, dated 9 September 1892 (the Manifesto), held in the collections of the John Oxley Library, has been registered by UNESCO for its national cultural significance.  UNESCO is also considering a submission from the State Library to record this document as being of international cultural significance. The Manifesto, one of … Read more