Looking back: Thirroul coalminers go out on strike over a bathroom

Glen Humphries
Updated August 24 2023 - 1:20pm, first published 1:00pm

Looking back at August 25, 1950

Thirroul coalminers decided to go on strike until they got better bathroom facilities.

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Glen Humphries

Glen Humphries

Senior journalist

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover the three local councils in the Illawarra for the Mercury, state and federal politics, as well as writing for the TV guide. If I'm not writing, I'm reading.

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