Deposit N279 - Bob Pringle collection

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Bob Pringle collection


  • 1960 - 1974 (Creation)

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0.3 m

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(1922 - 1996)

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Bob Pringle was born in Queensland in 1922. He moved to New South Wales working as a scaffolder and rigger when he joined the Builders' Labourers' Federation (BLF). Pringle was the president of the New South Wales Branch of the BLF in the late 1960s. As one of the leadership of the NSW Branch of the BLF, along with Jack Mundey and Joe Owens, Pringle was an active supporter of the 1971 green ban in Kelly’s Bush, Sydney. He was expelled from the BLF in 1975 and in 1996.

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Rough minute books of the NSW Branch of the Builders' Labourers' Federation.


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NBAC Z235 - Joe Owens Collection
National Library of Australia: MS 7669

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Entered from deposit description on 19 March 2012




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