Deposit Z413 - Federation of Scientific and Technical Workers Federal Council and New South Wales Branch deposit

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AU NBAC Z413

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Federation of Scientific and Technical Workers Federal Council and New South Wales Branch deposit

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  • 1943 - 1972 (Creation)

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3.5 m

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(1943 - 1971)

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The Federation of Scientific and Technical Workers was formed on 16 September 1943 by a joint committee of the Australian Association of Scientific Workers and the Federated Scientific Employees' Association. The latter body sank its identity into the new Federation but the Australian Association of Scientific Workers continued as a separate organisation. For some time, the Victorian body acted virtually as the Federal body but as other branches became established, the registered office of the Federation moved to Sydney in August 1946. The Federation was registered federally as a union in September 1946 and was deregistered in 1971.

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Minutes of Federal Council and Executive (1943- 1954) and New South Wales Branch (1950-1961) and Victorian Branch (1944-1955), subject files including rules, minutes, correspondence with NSW, Victorian and South Australian branches, financial records and arbitration material, NSW Branch membership records (1943-1956) and office equipment for inking stencils.

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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Entered from deposit description 3 December 2012

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