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Jack Mundey interviewed by Alex Hood and Annette Hood in the Alex Hood folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 4275229
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Mundey, Jack, 1929-, Interviewee
Access Conditions Access open for research. Written permission required for personal copies and public use. 
Description 2007 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 66 min.) 

Alex Hood folklore collection.


Folkloric recording. Jack Mundey talks about the fight for Kelly's Bush in Sydney; the involvement of the Union; Robert Askin years; Green Bans; Norm Gallagher; Building Workers Industrial Union (BWIU); Pat Clancy; union involvement in society; Bob Pringle; Arthur King; Juanita Neilson; his involvement in Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF); Neville Wran; Heritage Legislation; the saving of Centennial Park (1972); Patrick White; saving of The Rocks and Woolloomooloo; how the legislation saved all Green Ban buildings; Queen Victoria building; setting up Urban Environment Coalition; being on the Executive of ACF (1973-1993); in the '80's being elected as a community independent to City Council; the demise and sacking of the council; Frank Sartor; earlier council members; Tweed Council; Green Councils; Byron Bay.

Mundey discusses his work after sacking of City Council; speaking to environmental groups; Jim McLelland; Bob Carr; being appointed to Historic Houses Trust and its beginnings (1980); Leo Port; saving of Elizabeth Bay House; Greiner Election; Helen Coonan; Local Government Associations; Honorary Awards he has received; Leonie Kramer; the 'Hungry Miles' docks area; land developers; Clover Moore; Frank Hardy; a delegation to USSR (1969); Ted Macalear; Russia's new emergence; his marriages; playing for Parramatta Rugby League team; finding employment after the sacking of union, NSW Branch; Citizens for Democracy; Denis Kevans; Judy Mundey.


Recorded on December 4, 2007 at Croydon Park, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) 
Subjects Mundey, Jack, 1929- -- Interviews.  |  Australian Building Construction Employees' and Builders' Labourers' Federation  |  Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia -- History.  |  Labor union members -- Australia.  |  Labor unions -- Political activity -- Australia.  |  Construction industry -- Environmental aspects -- New South Wales  |  Boycotts -- New South Wales -- Sydney.
Occupation Trade union members.  |  Trade union officials.
Other authors/contributors Hood, Alex, 1935-, Interviewer  |  Hood, Annette, 1948-, Interviewer


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