Strike ignites evening fun

By Megan Stafford
Updated December 18 2015 - 12:32pm, first published October 17 2013 - 4:00am
An aerial photograph of Queerah Meatworks in 1954.  Photo courtesy: Cairns Historical Society.
An aerial photograph of Queerah Meatworks in 1954. Photo courtesy: Cairns Historical Society.

WHEN industrial action stopped production at the Queerah Meatworks, Cairns, in July 1962, the some 100 graziers who stepped in and helped get the meatworks operational again were told explicitly to stay away from town.

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