Postal Sorters' Union of Australia

Identity area

Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

Postal Sorters' Union of Australia

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Description area

Dates of existence

1912 - 1925


The Postal Sorters' Union of Australia was formed in 1912 as a federation of five State unions and registered in 1913. In 1925 it merged with the Australian Letter Carriers' Association (then known as the Commonwealth Public Service Fourth Division Employees' Union of Australia) and the Australian Postal Linesmen's Union to form the Amalgamated Postal Linesmen Sorters' and Letter Carriers' Union of Australia, renamed the Amalgamated Postal Workers' Union of Australia in 1926.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for postal workers

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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

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Control area

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Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description 13 December 2012




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