Westgate Bridge Memorial Special: 52nd Anniversary, 2022

Friday, 4 November 2022 - 7:00pm
Memorial plaque on the Westgate bridge (paid for and erected by fellow workers of the victims), with flowers and tributes from the 2022 memorial service.

 Content Warning: this episode contains detailed discussion of workplace 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.

 In this special episode of Creatures of the Industry, Ralph presents a series of interviews recorded on October 15th 2022, at the the 52nd Anniversary of the 1970 Westgate Bridge disaster, which remains Victoria's worst and most fatal industrial incident to date. 

 The COTI podcasts are sponsored by the Concrete Gang in cooperation with 3CR Community Radio. 
 For a full list of episodes, 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