Gas Stokers' Protective Association of New South Wales

Identity area

Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

Gas Stokers' Protective Association of New South Wales

Parallel form(s) of name

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Other form(s) of name

  • Gas Employees' Union of New South Wales

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Description area

Dates of existence

1885 - 1918


The Gas Stokers' Protective Association registered in New South Wales in 1885 with the first branch being formed in Mortlake in Sydney. It changed its name to the Gas Employees' Union in 1902. The Lamplighters' Union which had formed in 1903 became a branch of the union in 1908. In 1910 the Gas Fitters' Assistants' Union also became a branch as did the Australian Gas Light and Meter Readers' Union in 1911. The union became part of the Federated Gas Employees' Industrial Union in 1918.


New South Wales

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for gasfitters and factory workers

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Internal structures/genealogy

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description 30 January 2013




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