Deposit S31 - Australian Railways Union, Federal Office Letter

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AU NBAC S31

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Australian Railways Union, Federal Office Letter

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  • 1957 - 1960 (Creation)

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0.01m

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(1920 - 1993)

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The Australian Railways Union formed in September 1920 with the amalgamation of the Queensland Railways Union, the New South Wales Amalgamated Railway and Tramway Service Association, the Victorian Railway Union, the Railway and Tramway Employees Association of South Australia and the Tasmanian Railway Union. It was the first Australian all-grades organisation of railway workers and was federally registered on 8 February 1921. In 1993 the ARU merged with other unions to form the Rail Tram & Bus Industry Union.

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Nos. 1-11, 13-17 and 20-26. From 1960 this was renamed Federal Office News and from 1978 National Office News.

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See also E250-5 for nos. 1-2, 10-13, 16-21, 23-25.

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See also S32.

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