By Nathan Wise

Anzac Labour explores the horror, frustration and exhaustion surrounding operating existence within the Australian Imperial strength in the course of the First global conflict. in line with letters and diaries of Australian squaddies, it lines the heritage of labor and office cultures via Australia, the seashores of Gallipoli, the fields of France and Belgium, and the close to East.

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