Max Thomas was a member of the Communist Party of Australia. After the party was declared an illegal organisation in June 1940, he and Horace Ratliff were among fifty members who were gaoled then interned by the Menzies governement.
- Crawford, R.M., The Internment of Horace Ratliff and Max Thomas, Australian Council for Civil Liberties, Melbourne, 1941, 1 pp. PDF Details
- Cottle, Drew, 'How Australia Failed to Destroy Communism', Article published on the website of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Sydney, 2016, https://www.labourhistory.org.au/hummer/the-hummer-vol-10-no-1-2015/australia-failed/. Details
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