"This supergoverning force of irresponsibles" – Brisbane's Trades Hall, Turbot Street, 1926.

Queensland State Archives posted a photo:

Northern Star
Fri 28 March 1919


To the law-abiding throughout the Commonwealth the proceedings which have taken place in Brisbane during the past few days will come as a shock. It seems incredible to think that the law of the land should be openly flouted and blood spilled through the inactivity of the Federal and the indifference of the State Governments. Neither would these things have happened – not even in Queensland, which has ever been in the van of the other States with its Trades Hall revolutionary propaganda – were it not for the fact that a Labor Government, under the domination of the Trades Hall caucus, is in power there. This supergoverning force of irresponsibles for some time has been getting more and more aggressive, openly embracing as members of the “brotherhood of man” a number of red-rag Russian agitators and publicly vaunting

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