Tom Watson talks about the West Gate Bridge disaster

Published: 20 Oct 2017

This is difficult to listen to and may be particularly confronting for people who were there or had family at the disastrous West Gate Bridge collapse of 15th October 1970. It is also a story that needs to be told and a tragedy that must never be forgotten.

Tommy Watson survived the West Gate Bridge disaster and went on to be President of the CFMEU. Here he delivers a powerful and detailed description of what happened on that terrible day.