Deposit Z135 - Alex Norquay Collection

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AU NBAC Z135

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Alex Norquay Collection

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  • 1944 - 1983 (Creation)

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22.35 m

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Name of creator

(1932 -)

Biographical history

Alexander Stewart Norquay was born in Chatswood, New South Wales, on 26 June 1932. Norquay received a BA from University of Sydney and a B Ec from the Australian National University. From 1950-1959 he worked for the Commonwealth Bank and then worked with the National Farmers' Union from 1959-1969. He was on the NSW Advisory Committee on Safety in Rural Industries, 1961-1967; Secretary of the Australian Farmers' Union, 1969-1971; Director of Research & Finance, National Farmers' Federation, 1979-1983; Manager of Financial Services, Chamber of Manufacturers of NSW, 1983-1990. Since 1991 Norquay has worked as an accountant and business consultant.

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(1969 - 1979)

Biographical history

Formed in 1969 as a result of a merger between the Australian Primary Producers' Union and the National Farmers' Union of Australia, the Australian Farmers' Federation amalgamated ten years later, in 1979, with the Australian Wheatgrowers' Federation, the Australian Wool and Meat Producers' Federation, the Australian Vegetable Growers' Association, the Australian Woolgrowers' and Graziers' Council, the Australian Seed Producers' Federation, the Cattlemens' Union of Australia and the Australian National Cattlemens' Council to form the National Farmers' Federation.

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(1944 - 1969)

Biographical history

The Australian Primary Producers' Union was formed in 1944 with divisions in each State and worked towards unifying with the National Farmers' Union of Australia to form the Australian Farmers' Federation in 1969.

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(1949 - 1969)

Biographical history

Formed in 1949 as a result of a name change from the Primary Producers' Council of Australia which had been operating since 1943, the National Farmers' Union of Australia merged with the Australian Primary Producers' Union to form the Australian Farmers' Federation in 1969.

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(1946 - 1979)

Biographical history

The Australian Vegetable Growers' Association was formed in 1946. It changed its name to the Australian Vegetable Growers' Federation in 1962 and operated until 1979 when it amalgamated with the Australian Wool and Meat Producers' Federation, the Australian Wheatgrowers' Federation, the Australian National Cattlemen's Council, the Cattlemen's Union of Australia, the Australian Seed Producers' Federation, the Australian Woolgrowers' and Graziers' Council, and the Australian Farmers' Federation to form the National Farmers' Federation.

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Minutes of the Australian Farmers' Federation (1969-1979), correspondence, subject files and printed material of the Australian Farmers' Federation, the Australian Primary Producers' Union, the National Farmers' Union of Australia and the Australian Vegetable Growers' Federation.

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Related units of description

NBAC N18; N143; Z551; Z605 National Farmers Federation

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Entered from deposit description on 13 October 2011

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