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William Astley – federation activist

Dr Robin McLachlan and Brett Van Heekeren July 30, 2021

William Astley is described as a ‘Federation Activist’ and was the key organiser of the successful People’s Federation Convention held in Bathurst in November 1896. In this episode, we meet the colourful character William Astley who was a popular short story writer, and skilled journalist.