Deposit N304 - Federated Gas Employees' Industrial Union Federal Council and Victorian Branch deposit

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Federated Gas Employees' Industrial Union Federal Council and Victorian Branch deposit


  • 1919 - 1931 (Creation)

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0.2 m

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(1911 - 1996)

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The Federated Gas Employees' Industrial Union was registered in 1911. Charlie Crofts, who later became the secretary of the Commonwealth Council of Federated Unions from 1923 to 1927 and the Australian Council of Trade Unions from 1927 to 1943 was on the first executive and became Victorian then National secretary of the Union in 1914, a position he held till his death in 1950. The union had strong branches in South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria. It amalgamated with the Transport Workers' Union of Australia in 1996.

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Correspondence files, papers relating to the Metropolitan Gas Company and arbitration transcripts.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Entered from deposit description 30 January 2013; revised by Phuong Dang on 18 April 2016




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