Deposit Z320 - Australian Telephone and Phonogram Officers' Association New South Wales Branch deposit

Identity area

Reference code



Australian Telephone and Phonogram Officers' Association New South Wales Branch deposit


  • 1915 - 1988 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

68 boxes and 16 cartons

Context area

Name of creator

(1914 - 1992)

Biographical history

The union was originally named the General Division Telephone Traffic Officers' Association in 1914, then the Commonwealth General Division Telephone Officers' Association in 1915, the Commonwealth Telephone Officers' Association in 1924, the Commonwealth Telephone and Phonogram Officers' Association in 1950 and then the Australian Telephone and Phonogram Officers' Association in 1975. It merged with the Australian Telecommunications Employees' Association in 1988 and this merged union then amalgamated with the Australian Postal and Telecommunications Union to become the Communication Workers' Union of Australia in 1992.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Records of the New South Wales Branch: minutes (1943-1985), copies of Federal Council minutes, subject files including minutes, Telecom Consultative Council material, occupational health and safety issues, files for all NSW town exchanges, outwards correspondence, incoming and outgoing telexes, questionnaires, circulars, arbitration material, photographs, and gadgets to assist Repetition Stain Injury sufferers.


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Researchers will need to sign an access agreement

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Dates of creation revision deletion

Entered from deposit description 14 December 2012




Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places