Brickworks images & stories

Over the years, many people have worked at, researched, sketched, photographed and visited  the Hoffman Brickworks in Brunswick. For research, go to our Key Documents and Links page

The story in film

An oral history project undertaken by Save the Brickworks recorded interviews with some workers and campaigners. The result is a three short films about the Brickworks.

The first one has John Black explaining how the kilns worked. Thanks to also to Aaron Murphy, Sarah Rood, Chris Johnston

“Working at Hoffman’s” has interviews with former workers set to photos. With thanks to photographer Aaron Murphy, historian Sarah Rood, and the workers who generously gave their time and stories.

Here’s the story of Save the Brickworks… a community fighting to retain and give new life to our industrial heritage.


The gallery below includes a selection of images. We’d love to add your images too – please use the Contact page to get in touch with us.

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