Ballarat Trades and Labor Council

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Ballarat Trades and Labor Council

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  • Ballarat Eight Hours Anniversary Committee
  • Ballarat Trades' Hall and Literary Institute

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Dates of existence

1882 -


The Ballarat Trades and Labor Council was first formed in May 1882 as the Eight Hours Anniversary Committee. In June 1883 it was known as the Trades' Hall and Literary Institute and then in November 1886 was known as the Ballarat Trades and Labor Council. The seventh Inter-colonial Trades and Labor Congress of Australasia was held in Ballarat in April 1891.


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Entered from deposit description 6 November 2012




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