Sparks bulletin

Sparks newspaper cover
Sparks newspaper cover

A partial archive of the Sparks bulletin of the Public Transport Workers Association, published by the Melbourne group of the Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation between 1986 and 1991. At its peak its circulation reached 5000 copies.

Submitted by Steven. on November 24, 2012

If anyone has any spare copies of Sparks they would like to donate to us to add to the archive we would really appreciate it! Please contact us or let us know in the comments below



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Submitted by Lugius on November 25, 2012

ASF Melbourne commenced publishing 'Sparks' in May 1986. The Public Transport Workers Association which was admitted to the ASF at 1st ASF Congress held in Melbourne in January 1987, took over responsibility for publishing 'Sparks' until they dissolved in January 1991. After that there was one more issue published by ASF Melbourne in 1991. There was a 'Sparks' column in the paper "Burning Issue' also published by ASF Melbourne until 1993.

Not to be confused with NSW version.


8 years 3 months ago

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Submitted by syndicalist on March 11, 2016

Well worth the read


6 years 4 months ago

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Submitted by Steven. on February 16, 2018

Bump, because one of our lovely users has scanned and added loads more issues