Deposit Z315 - Australian Government Workers' Association, South Australia Branch deposit

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Australian Government Workers' Association, South Australia Branch deposit


  • c. 1925 - 1980 (Creation)

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67 boxes

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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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Minutes of state council and executive meetings; branch and committee minutes; attendance books, members list, membership contribution cards, subject files re ACTU, rules and elections, reports, financial records, correspondence, government hospitals and prisons departments, Marine & Harbours Department. Includes records of Adelaide Branch and Marine & Harbours Branch.


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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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