Deposit Z578 - Australian Shipping and Travel Officers' Association deposit

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Australian Shipping and Travel Officers' Association deposit


  • 1940 - 1992 (Creation)

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50 boxes

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(1942 - 1993)

Biographical history

Formed originally in 1942 as the Australian Shipping Officers' Association, the union changed names in 1988 to the Australian Shipping and Travel Officers' Association. In 1993 it amalgamated with the Australian Municipal Transport Energy Water Ports Community and Information Service Union, which after further amalgamations later that year became the Australian Municipal Administrative Clerical and Services Union, known as the Australian Services Union.

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Minutes of the Federal Executive (1941-1992), biennial conference (1945-1984) and of State divisions and Sydney, Newcastle, Port Kembla, Fremantle and Devonport branches, correspondence with branches, membership books (1942-1949), rules, financial records, industrial and subject files about shipping companies including the Australian National Line, and printed material.


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Entered from deposit description 31 January 2013




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