Item I3.4 - Open letter. Brisbane (197?) 2 p.

Identity area

Reference code



Open letter. Brisbane (197?) 2 p.


  • 1975-[197-]? (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

Inside Welfare (1975-197?).
Objectives - To help organize social workers and welfare workers linked with other state service workers; to create links with welfare dependents; to make links with working class organizations; to collectively press for free, adequate and universal welfare services under the control of those who use them and those who work in them.
Publicists - Mary Burstow, Tom O'Brien, H. Throssel.
Notes: Inside Welfare was involved in the Welfare Action Group. The formation of Inside Welfare in Queensland prompted the formation of groups in other states some of which survived the local group.

Name of creator

Biographical history

Name of creator

Biographical history

Tom O'Brien served as Secretary of the Brisbane Freeway Protest and Compensation Committee.

Name of creator


Biographical history

Harold (Harry) Throssell was born on 5 November 1931 at Warrington in the United Kingdom. He studied social work and social science in the United Kingdom. Throssell came to Australia in 1966 to lecture in social work at the University of Queensland. He stayed with University of Queensland until 1974. From his undergraduate days in the 1950s, Throssell wrote in newspapers, journals and has written books on various political, economic and social issues.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used



Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places