Bunbury Lumpers' Union of Workers

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Type of entity

Trade union

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Bunbury Lumpers' Union of Workers

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Other form(s) of name

  • Waterside Workers' Federation, Bunbury Branch

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Description area

Dates of existence

1899 - 1915


The Bunbury Lumpers' Union of Workers was established on 12 February 1899 and registered on 18 October 1901 as a trade union. Its members voted to join the Waterside Workers' Federation in July 1902 but it withdrew its affiliation in 1908. In January 1915 the union accepted the rules of the Waterside Workers' Federation but continued to refer to itself as the Bunbury Lumpers' Union for some years later.


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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for wharf labourers

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Entered from deposit description 21 March 2013




Margo Beasley, Wharfies: The History of the Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia, Halstead Press, 1996

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