"He basically waged war against the West Australian government. He collected an enormous cache of documentation; he was going to run this huge High Court case based on legislation back in the late 1800s to try to achieve land rights for Aboriginal people. Pretty much to his dying day he was in there boots and all fighting for Aboriginal people."
Deborah Wilson on Don McLeod
The decision was taken to postpone the strike until after the Second World War had ended.
Wilson argues that the Pilbara strike was a trigger point that led to the modern Aboriginal rights movement.