Deposit M29 - Federated Municipal and Shire Council Employees’ Union of Australia, Tasmanian Division, Launceston Branch deposit

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AU NBAC M29

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Federated Municipal and Shire Council Employees’ Union of Australia, Tasmanian Division, Launceston Branch deposit

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  • 1913 - 1929 (Creation)

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1 reel of microfilm

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Name of creator

(1910 - 1993)

Biographical history

The Federated Municipal and Shire Council Employees' Union of Australia traces its history to the Municipal Employees' Association formed in 1910. In 1914, after attempting to form a federation with Tasmanian and New South Wales municipal unions and with the aim of achieving an industry wide award, the Federated Municipal Employees' Association of Australia was registered in the Arbitration Commission. The union changed its name to the Federal Municipal and Shire Council Employees' Union of Australia in 1917. It merged with the Australian Municipal Transport Energy Water Ports Community & Information Services Union in 1993 to form the Australian Municipal Administrative Clerical & Services Union.

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Minutes of general, special and committee meetings, members contribution books and financial records. Also includes members contribution to the Corporation Employees' Association and Benefit Society (1913-1919).

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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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NBAC T18

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The branch was formed on 12 April 1913 as the Launceston Branch of the Federated Municipal Employees' Association of Australia. The name was changed to the Federated Municipal and Shire Council Employees' Union of Australia, Launceston Branch in 1917.

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Entered from deposit description on 30 October 2012

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