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Tribute to Tony Cooke

Wednesday 2nd May / presented by Rewi Lyall

Tony Cooke was a giant of the Western Australian trade union movement and left his mark on the Australian labour movement as well.

Throughout his tenure as Secretary of the Trades and Labour Council, which under his leadership changed its name to Unions WA, his Assistant Secretary was Stephanie Mayman.

Stephanie spoke with RTRFM about how Tony became TLC Secretary and how his leadership generated mass support for a campaign against the government of Court the Younger in the mid to late 90s.

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