Deposit E106 - Australian Government Workers' Association deposit

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Australian Government Workers' Association deposit


  • 1906 - 1952 (Creation)

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1.5 m

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(1906 - 1980)

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The Association was formed by a small group of labourers on 26 May 1906 and was originally known as the South Australian Railway General Workers' Union, which became the South Australian Government General Workers' Association on 1 September 1906. The Association's name was changed to the Australian Government Workers' Association on 21 September 1914. The Association eventually merged into the Australian Liquor Hospitality & Miscellaneous Workers' Union.

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Minute books of state council, executive and branch meetings; correspondence, subject files re wage claims and awards, financial records, membership and industrial files, press cuttings and publications. Includes records of branches and predecessor the South Australian Government General Workers' Association.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Entered from deposit description on 11 September 2012




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