Line Inspectors' Association, Commonwealth of Australia

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Trade union

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Line Inspectors' Association, Commonwealth of Australia

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Description area

Dates of existence

1916 - 1980


The Line Inspectors' Association, Commonwealth of Australia was established in 1916 and registered under the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Act in May 1918. It was renamed the External Plant Officers' Association in February 1980 reflecting a change of membership from employees engaged in the Postmaster-General's Department of Civil Aviation as line inspectors, inspectors, and technical officers to employees engaged by the Australian Telecommunications Commission as senior line officers, principal line officers, external plant managers, and technical officers.


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technical officers, public servants

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description 21 January 2013




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