Anarchism in Australia

A selection of primary and secondary source documents relevant to the history of the anarchist political tradition in Australia.

Melbourne Anarchist Club (1886 – 1891)

Active Service Brigade (1893 – 1895)

Spanish anarchist refugees in Australia (1909 – 2010s)

Italian anarchist refugees in Australia (1922 – ?)

The Sydney Push / Sydney Libertarians (1940s – 1964)

  • Sex and Anarchy: The Life and Death of the Sydney Push, Anne Coombs, 1996. [No ebook version available, most university libraries will have a copy].
  • Sydney Libertarians, selection of articles at Marxists Internet Archive.

Sydney Anarchist Group (1954? – 1976?)

Red and Black: an anarchist journal (1964 – 2001)

Carnival Anarchism (1970 – 1975)

Self-Management Group, Brisbane (1971-1977)

Get Out of Fitzroy! (1974-1975)

Federation of Australian Anarchists (1975-1977)

Jura Books (1977 – Present)

Libertarian Workers for a Self Managed Society (1977 – )

Libertarian Socialist Alliance for Self Managed Energy Systems (1978 – 1979)

Treason: Anarchist Magazine (1979 – 1986)

Rebel Worker (1982 – Present)

See also: Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation (1986 – Present).

Black Rose Books (1982 – 2015)

Affinity: Anarchist Quarterly (1983 – 1985?)

Institute for Social Ecology, Brisbane (1985? – ?)

Anarcho-Syndicalist Federation (1986 – Present)

See also: Anarcho-syndicalism in Melbourne and Sydney, Conal Thwaite, 2010.

Anarres Books (1992 – 2008)

@Net (1993 – ?)

Sydney Anarchist / Sydney Anarchist Quarterly? (1993 – 1995?)

Visions of Freedom conference (1995)

Barricade Books (1995 – ?)

Food Not Bombs Melbourne (1996 – Current)

s11 (2000)

Indymedia (2000 – 2015)

Melbourne Anarchist Club (2000 – Present)

Mutiny Collective (2003 – 2014)

Anarcon (2001 – 2005)

Melbourne Anarchist Communist Group (2004 – present)

G20 Summit Protest (2006)

Student Housing Action Co-operative (2008 – 2009)

Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair and Camp Anarchy (2011 – )

Occupy Melbourne (2011)

Anarchist Affinity / Collective Action (2012 – present)

Black Swan (2013 – 2015)

Sydney Anarchist Bookfair (2014 – 2015)

Other / Uncategorized

  • Melbourne Anarchist Archives: Development of Melbourne Anarchism: Drafts, Documents and Articles 1966 – 1973. Transcribed contents available at Takver’s Initiatives.
  • Melbourne Anarchist Archives, Development of Melbourne Anarchism: Drafts, Documents and Articles 1973-1976. A scanned copy is available here at Reason in Revolt.

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Cutting from Anarchy and Socialism in New South Wales, Sunday Times, 26 May 1894. Placed here so something shows up in social shares.