For a Clean Sweep in the New Year
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Will Mahony
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Daily News, 28 May 1940, Museum of Australian Democracy Collection

The federal government had a policy during wartime of censoring some press, most notably the Communist Party’s newspaper, the Tribune, and others associated with communism. The Daily News opposed communism but believed the Communist Party had a right to print its own material, even though the party campaigned against the Second World War in its early years.
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