Deposit E121 - Federated Moulders' (Metals) Union of Australia, Tasmanian District deposit

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Federated Moulders' (Metals) Union of Australia, Tasmanian District deposit


  • 1910 - 1963 (Creation)

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0.15 m

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(1899 - 1983)

Biographical history

The Federated Moulders' (Metals) Union of Australia was formed through the federation of several state unions in 1899 as the Federated Iron Brass & Steel Moulders' Union of Australasia. It was federally registered in 1916 as the Federated Moulders' (Metals) Union of Australasia and in 1930 changed its name slightly to the Federated Moulders' (Metals) Union of Australia. The Union operated until 1983 when it amalgamated with the Amalgamated Metal Workers' and Shipwrights' Union to form the Amalgamated Metals Foundry & Shipwrights' Union.

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Minute books, correspondence, financial records and a history of the union (1858 - 1958).


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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NBAC deposits T20; Z112 (pt)

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This union was first organised by the Victorian District of the Federated Iron, Brass and Steel Moulders' Union in July 1910, with branches in Hobart and Launceston. The name was altered to the Federated Moulders' (Metals) Union of Australasia, Tasmanian District in 1913.

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Entered from deposit description on 17 December 2012




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