Deposit E266 - Australian Woolgrowers' and Graziers' Council deposit 2

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AU NBAC E266

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Australian Woolgrowers' and Graziers' Council deposit 2

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  • 1891 - 1979 (Creation)

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22.5 m

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(1891 - 1919)

Biographical history

Formed in 1891, the Pastoralists' Federal Council of Australia was renamed as the Graziers' Federal Council of Australia in 1919. The Graziers' Federal Council operated until 1960 when it amalgamated with the Australian Woolgrowers' Council to form the Australian Woolgrowers' and Graziers' Council.

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(1919 - 1960)

Biographical history

Originally known as the Pastoralists' Federal Council of Australia which had formed in 1891, the Graziers' Federal Council of Australia operated from1919 until 1960 when it amalgamated with the Australian Woolgrowers' Council to form the Australian Woolgrowers' and Graziers' Council.

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(1919 - 1960)

Biographical history

Formed in 1919 and registered under the Federal Arbitration and Conciliation Act, the Australian Woolgrowers' Council operated until it merged with the Graziers' Federal Council of Australia to form the Australian Woolgrowers' and Graziers' Council in 1960.

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(1960 - 1979)

Biographical history

The Australian Woolgrowers' and Graziers' Council was formed in July 1960 following a merger between the Australian Woolgrowers' Council and the Graziers' Federal Council of Australia (which had previously been the Pastoralists' Federal Council of Australia). In 1979 the Australian Woolgrowers' and Graziers' Council merged with the Australian Wool and Meat Producers' Federation, the Australian Wheatgrowers' Federation, the Australian National Cattlemen's Council, the Cattlemen's Union of Australia, the Australian Seed Producers' Federation, the Australian Vegetable Growers' Association and the Australian Farmers' Federation to form the National Farmers' Federation.

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Minutes of the Pastoralists' Federal Council of Australia, Graziers' Federal Council and Australian Woolgrowers' and Graziers' Council including annual convention and Executive Committee (1891-1976), minutes of the Australian Woolgrowers' Council (1956-1960) and annual meetings (1945-1960), papers of the Australian Wool Industry Conference (1962-1976), office files, and printed material.

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Entered from deposit description 31 October 2012

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