Factory Employees' Union of Australasia

Identity area

Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

Factory Employees' Union of Australasia

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Factory Employees' Association of Australasia

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

c. 1908 - 1922


The Factory Employees' Union of Australasia was formed in Sydney in about 1908. It covered employees in laundries, fat extraction and bone mills, and factories manufacturing jam, soap, candles, paper, card board boxes, biscuits, cakes, glue and paint. In 1922 the Union became the Factory Branch of the Australian Workers Union, New South Wales Branch (AWU).


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for factory workers

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Carter, Alfred Walter (1865 - 1935)

Identifier of the related entity

Category of the relationship

Associated with

Dates of the relationship

1909 - 1935

Description of relationship

General Secretary

Access points area


Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 23 October 2012




Australian Trade Union Archives, http://www.atua.org.au/biogs/ALE1396b.htm (accessed on 23 October 2012)

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