Episode 7.1: Sam Carrillo

Friday, 26 April 2024 - 8:30am

  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

  Series 7, Episode 1:
 To kick off Series 7, Ralph speaks with Sam Carrillo, who retired from his long and varied stint in the industry two years ago. He discusses his breadth of work and union roles over the years, and about his experiences in the Federal Court during the long-running case with the ACCC in relation to Boral. He finishes up with favourite memories, big changes, pride in his family who have persisted in the industry, his ongoing participation post-retirement, and more.

Content Warning: this episode contains discussion of workplace incidents and fatalities.

 If you need somebody to talk to, you can call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

 If you are a worker in the industry, you can access Incolink's Counselling Support service anytime by calling 1300 000 129, or find out about their Bluehats Suicide Prevention program here.


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