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“The Light on the Hill” – Ross McMullin

August 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Australian Labor Party, History, Politics, Uncategorized

As the only government or opposition leader in state or federal parliament to campaign against conscription in 1916, TJ Ryan was calm, logical and effective, frequently asserting that the labour movement could not be expected to tolerate conscription of men when so little had been done to conscript wealth; it was the last man without the last shilling.

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