Episode 3.2: Joe McDonald

Friday, 21 October 2022 - 5:00pm
COTI Episode 3.2: ex-Assistant Secretary of CFMEU WA, Joe McDonald

 Content Warning: this episode contains discussion of fatalities and suicides, violence, as well as some strong language.

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 Series 3, Episode 2:

 Series 3 of COTI focuses on the construction industry in WA.
 Building workers are building workers and building work is building work wherever you are.


 In this episode, Ralph hosts an extended interview with Joe McDonald, who discusses the history and trends of the WA union movement through the years, and his energetic and productive career in the WA union movement from humble beginnings as an apprentice bricklayer.


 The COTI podcasts are sponsored by the Concrete Gang in cooperation with 3CR Community Radio. 
 For a full list of episodes and access to all links, visit www.3cr.org.au/coti

Creatures of the Industry
Sunday 9:30am to 10:00am
A project by the Concrete Gang, recording the history of the building and construction industry in Melbourne since the 1960s, as remembered by those who built this city and helped establish the industrial landscape we work in today.


Ralph Edwards