Cahill, Rowan: Enemy within

Cahill, Rowan

The enemy within‘, Overland, 24 April 2014

Short article on how Australia’s defence forces have been deployed domestically throughout our history, in the Frontier Wars, the Rum Corps era in early New South Wales, during strikes from the 1890s on, to defeat industrial bans, control political demonstrations, and suppress unrest in migrant camps. The author looks also at secret armies, internment and the use of troops to occupy Bowral, NSW, in 1978. See also on Bowral, industrial unrest responses.

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