The Irish Republican Brotherhood in Australia: the 1918 Internments
On 17 June 1918, seven members of the Irish National Association, which had been founded in Sydney in July 1915, were arrested and detained on the ground that they were members of what the acting Prime Minister, Mr Watt, described as ‘an Australian division of an organisation known as the Irish Republican Brotherhood’ which ‘had been secretly and systematically organised, and its object was the establishment of an Irish republic independent of Britain’.
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