‘Acracia’ reverts to publishing in Spanish only.
June – FAA disbands at conference in Melbourne.
Split in Jura Bookshop leads to the establishment of Black Rose Books in Botany, NSW.
Melbourne IWW disbands.
April – Former members of CNT and Melbourne IWW form Melbourne Anarcho-Syndicalist Group (MASG).
RWG rejects overtures by MASG to enter into discussions in regard to forming a federation.
February – RWG changes its name to ASF Sydney. CNT-B-in-exile formally disbands remaining members join ASF Sydney. First meeting of ASF Melbourne held in North Fitzroy on the 15th. Rebel Worker continues to publish as ‘the Paper of the ASF’. ASF makes application to affiliate with the IWA as the Australian section.
March – ASF Melbourne establishes industrial action support project to support workers in struggle.
April – ASF Melbourne twins with Builders Labourers Federation picket line at Banana Alley/Queen St.
May – ASF Melbourne commences publication of ‘Sparks’, an anarcho-syndicalist public transport workers paper.
July – ASF Melbourne holds ‘50th Annivesary of Spanish Revolution Celebrations’ in Fitzroy. Rebel Worker goes monthly.
October – BLF dispute ends in defeat. ASF Melbourne establishes Patient Strike Support Group to support striking nurses.
November – ASF Melbourne sponsors Public Transport Workers Association as a provisional affiliate.
December – Nurses srtike ends in victory.
June – Rail Guards dispute PTWA and ASF-M engage in support action.
January – ASF-M publishes ‘White Australia has a Black History’ as part of
ASF Anti-Bicentenary Campaign.
April – ASF admitted to IWA as the Australian section of the IWA at the 18th IWA Congress held in Bordeaux, France.
June – 2nd ASF Congress held in Melbourne. ASF Melbourne South admitted.
September – Solidarity actions by IWA sections across the world in support of the struggles of aboriginal people in Australia. Spanish translation of ‘White Australia has a Black History’ published in serial form by CNT paper ‘Cenit’. Japanese translation ‘White Australia has a Black History’ published by RRU, Japanese section of IWA.