Deposit N223 - Alan Simakoff deposit

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Alan Simakoff deposit


  • 1968 - 1986 (Creation)

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7.4 m (37 type 1 boxes)

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(1946 -)

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Alan Simakoff was president of the ACT Branch of the Administrative and Clerical Officers’ Association (ACOA) in the 1970s until 1980. He was also a member of the Federal Executive Committee of the union and of the Council of Commonwealth Public Service Organisations (CCPSO), from 1975, known as the Council of Australian Government Employees Organisations (CAGEO). In the 1980s he was a member of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) Migrant Workers Committee. Simakoff was Director of the Commonwealth Public Service (CPS) Credit Union Co-operative Limited and the Chief Executive Officer of the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Council of Australia (FECCA) until March 1997.

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Bound volumes of minutes and agenda papers of the Executive Committee, Branch Committee and Branch Council of the ACT Branch of the Administrative and Clerical Officers Association. Subject files including rules, policies, Branch subcommittee records, financial records, annual reports, membership reports, campaigns and submissions to government. Minutes and working papers of ACOA Federal Executive Committee and Federal Executive, and Council of Commonwealth Public Service/Australian Government Employees Organisations meetings and conferences, minutes and agenda papers of ACTU Migrant Workers Committee and papers relating Simakoff's role as union delegate in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. Also includes publications relating to Aborigines, migrant services and multiculturalism, and Australian Labor Party policy statements 1977 - 1984.


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Items 286 and 291 are restricted. Archives staff will need to request permission from the owner of the records before access can be given.

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Entered from deposit description on 20 August 2012




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