Episode 6.1: Joe Schiavello

Friday, 8 December 2023 - 5:00am


 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 pictures and links, visit www.3cr.org.au/coti

 Kicking off the first episode of Series 6 is an extended interview with Creature of the Industry Joe Schiavello, from the perspective of an employer, beginning way back in 1960 at the ripe age of 14, and later starting apprenticeship as a joiner and carpenter. He discusses all aspects of his long stint in the industry, including highlights, lowlights, improvements for everybody, the impact of the pandemic and the future, family, and more. 

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