North Australian Workers' Union

Identity area

Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

North Australian Workers' Union

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Description area

Dates of existence

1927 - 1972


The North Australian Workers' Union was formed in 1927 when two previous unions were deregistered: the Northern Territory Workers' Union which had formed c. 1913 and the North Australian Industrial Union which dated from 1923. The union amalgamated with the Federated Miscellaneous Workers' Union of Australia in 1971 and was deregistered in 1972.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for stockmen, agricultural labourers, miners, engine drivers, ironworkers, clerks, railway workers, construction workers, and health services personnel

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description 19 October 2012




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