Deposit N120 - Australian Broadcasting Corporation Staff Union Federal Office deposit 1

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation Staff Union Federal Office deposit 1


  • 1922 - 1987 (Creation)

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904 items

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(1938 - 1989)

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The Australian Broadcasting Commission Staff Association was registered under the Conciliation and Arbitration Act on 31 October 1938. On 28 February 1985 the name was changed to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Staff Union. In 1989 the union amalgamated with the Administrative & Clerical Officers' Association and the Australian Public Service Association to form the Australian Public Sector and Broadcasting Union, Australian Government Employment (generally known as the Public Sector Union). The ABC Sub-branch of the Public Sector Union handled the ABC issues.

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This deposit contains records dating from the establishment of the ABC in 1932 until 1990. They include records from the union's central filing system, proceedings of federal conferences, ABC staff and establishment lists, printed materials and pamphlets. This deposit also includes files from 1922 to 1972 from EE Lawrence, Manager and Federal Secretary of the ABCSA.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement.

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Entered from deposit description on 27 September 2012.




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