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Research Associate, Centre for Work and Wellbeing, Edith Cowan University

I am an early career researcher in the fields of industrial relations and labour history. PhD on the rise and fall of trade unionism in Western Australia’s Pilbara mining region and the implications for today, at Curtin University's School of Management.

Publications include:

Fox C., Vassiley A., Oliver B. and Layman L (eds). 2019 Radical Perth, Militant Fremantle (2nd ed). Melbourne: Interventions.

Vassiley A. 2018 “Establishing trade unionism in the emerging iron ore mining industry in Western Australia’s Pilbara region: 1965-1972.” Labour History 115: 105-127 (ABDC ranking A).

Vassiley A. 2016. “’There’s no flies at Noonkanbah but the scabs are on the way’: Trade union support for Aboriginal rights during the Noonkanbah dispute 1979-80.” Labour History 110: 77-95 (ABDC ranking A).

Experience

  • 2021–present
    Research associate, Centre for Work and Wellbeing, Edith Cowan University

Education

  • 2021 
    Curtin University, PhD
  • 2012 
    University of Western Australia, Bachelor of Arts (Honours)/History
  • 2010 
    University of Western Australia, Bachelor of Laws