Deposit Z485 - Automotive, Metals and Engineering Union, ACT Branch deposit

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Automotive, Metals and Engineering Union, ACT Branch deposit


  • 1970 - 1993 (Creation)

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26 boxes

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(1986 - 1991)

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The Association of Draughting Supervisory and Technical Employees was reformed after an amalgamation with the Australian Public Service Artisans' Association in 1986. ADSTE amalgamated again in 1991 with the Amalgamated Metal Workers' Union to form the Metals and Engineering Workers' Union.

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(1993 - 1994)

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The Automotive Metals & Engineering Union came about through the amalgamation of the Metals & Engineering Workers' Union and the Vehicle Builders Employees' Federation of Australia in 1993. In 1994 it merged with the Confectionery Workers' & Food Preservers' Union of Australia to form the Automotive Food Metals & Engineering Union.

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Minutes of Branch Executive and Council meetings, reports, register, newsletters, outgoing mail, federal conference papers and some minutes. This deposit holds records of both the General and Technical and Supervisory Divisions of the ACT Branch of the AMEU, and the records of its predecessor, the Association of Draughting, Supervisory and Technical Employees, ACT Branch.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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NBAC deposits A16; E136; E192; E214; E160; Z126; Z560

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Entered from deposit description on 11 December 2012




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