WATM | June 2015
By Russell McKinnon.
1912 – WA motoring pioneer Francis Birtles became the first person to drive across the continent in his Brush motorcar
— Fremantle to Sydney.
Over 100 employers, representing the Perth and Fremantle master carriers and others employing drivers, were present, the meeting lasting until nearly midnight: After exhaustively considering every aspect of the position it was unanimously decided to appoint a committee of 22 to draw up a fresh scale of wages and conditions of labour for each section of the…
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This article is from the June 2015 issue of the WA Transport Magazine. The WA Transport Magazine is available directly from the publisher – Angry Chicken Publishing.