Deposit Z196 - Confederation of Australian Industry deposit 2

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AU NBAC Z196

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Confederation of Australian Industry deposit 2

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  • 1904 - 1988 (Creation)

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213 boxes

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(1903 - 1977)

Biographical history

The Federal Council of the Chambers of Manufactures of the Commonwealth of Australia was formed in August 1903 to promote protection for infant local industries, and was renamed the Associated Chambers of Manufactures of Australia in 1908. It amalgamated with the Australian Industries Protection League in 1920 retaining the same name until a further amalgamation on 1 December 1977, with the Australian Council of Employers' Federations created the Confederation of Australian Industry. In 1992 the Confederation of Australian Industry merged with the Australian Chamber of Commerce to form the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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(1977 - 1992)

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The Confederation of Australian Industry was formed on 1 December 1977 following an amalgamation of the Associated Chambers of Manufactures of Australia and the Australian Council of Employers' Federations. On 31 August 1992 the Confederation merged with the Australian Chamber of Commerce to create the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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Associated Chamber of Manufactures minutes of annual meetings (1904-1978), annual conference (1906-1913), Executive Meetings (1917-1972), Federal Council (1972-1977) and committees, annual reports, subject files, the Canberra Letter (1939-1954) and printed material. Confederation of Australian Industry subject files including minutes and correspondence, annual reports, film (Indonesian President Suharto in Australia, 1972) and printed material. Records of the Australia-Japan Business Co-operation Committee (1963-1988), the Australia-China Business Co-operation Committee (1973-1987) and others including Indonesia and The Philippines. Also includes minutes of the Australian Council of Exporters, the Australian Plastic Sanitaryware Manufacturers Association, the Canvas Goods Association, the Dairy Equipment Manufacturers Association, the Food Equipment Manufacturers Association, the Drop Forging Association and the National Council of Environment Quality.

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Archives staff will need to request permission from the owner of the records before access can be given; some records of the Australia-Japan Business Co-operation Committee and the Australia-China Business Co-operation Committee are closed

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Entered from deposit description 6 December 2012

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