• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0226

Blake, Audrey

(1916 – 2006)
  • Born 1 January, 1916
  • Died 31 December, 2006, Sydney New South Wales Australia
  • Occupation Political activist


Audrey and her husband Jack D. Blake were prominent members the Communist Party of Australia. Both were particularly vocal during the Liberal Party’s assault on the CPA and Jack Blake wrote numerous articles and papers on the Cold War. Audrey was the first Secretary of the Eureka Youth League when it was formed during the Second World War.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • The University of Melbourne Archives
    • Interview with Audrey Blake
    • Blake, Audrey
    • Eureka Youth League
  • State Library of New South Wales
    • Audrey Blake - further papers, 1915-1998
    • Audrey Blake - papers, 1935-1954, 1966, mainly concerning the Eureka Youth League (Australia)
    • Audrey Blake and Jack Blake further papers, 1937-2004

Related entries

  • Related Organisations
    • Eureka Youth League (1941 - )