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Eight Hour Day Monument


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  • Tony W
    Tony W

    Nice reminder of Australia's labour rights history

    This small monument opposite Trades Hall is a nice reminder of Australia's labour rights history. Looking up the monument on Google it notes it was originally placed in view of State Parliament but wa...

    Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019
  • Oldjack
    Noosa Heads

    Historical Monument To Eight Hours Work

    The eight hour work day was initiated back in 1856 and this monument to commemorate eight hours work, eight hours rest and eight hours recreation was originally located in Spring Street in 1903 and mo...

    Reviewed on Mar 25, 2019
  • Sue M
    Sue M
    Falls Church, Virginia, USA

    Nice Monument

    Our Melbourne City Tour drove past this monument commemorating the establishment of the eight hour work day. There are three ‘8’s - 8 hours of work, 8 hours of play, 8 hours of rest.

    Reviewed on Mar 8, 2019
  • platypus150
    Melbourne, Australia

    Labour History

    The Gold Rush was on and workers were walking off their jobs and sailors were jumping ship. Bargaining power was in their hands. The slogan was: "8 hours to work, 8 hours to play, 8 hours to sleep, an...

    Reviewed on Jul 23, 2018
  • ET3121
    Greater Melbourne, Australia

    lovely little park

    Situated in a tiny little park down from trade hall and near the old melbourne gaol is this pretty little park that is a great spot for a photo especially during autumn. the monument honours the worke...

    Reviewed on Jul 5, 2018

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