Deposit N85 - Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Teachers' Federation records

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Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Teachers' Federation records


  • 1972 - 1986 (Creation)

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25 metres

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(1976 - 1991)

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This union started as the Commonwealth teachers' Federation (ACT) in 1972 and brought together the ACT Preschool Teachers Association, the ACT Secondary Teachers' Association and the ACT Primary Teachers' Association. On 25 November 1972 the name of the organisation changed to the ACT Commonwealth Teachers' Federation and on 14 April 1976 to the ACT Teachers' Federation.

The ACT Teachers' Federation, The Northern Territory Teachers' Federation and the Australian Teachers' Union merged in 1991.

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This deposit contains minutes of meetings of the ACT Primary Teachers' Association 1972 - 1977 and the ACT Secondary Teachers' Association 1968 - 1972. Records of the ACT Teachers' Federation comprise office files, 1972 - 1976, newspaper clippings 1975 - 1984, meeting papers of the Interim ACT Schools Authority 1975 - 1976 and the ACT Schools Authority 1977 - 1985.


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Entered from deposit description on 22 January 2013.




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