Deposit Z234 - Professional Radio and Electronics Institute of Australasia deposit 3

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AU NBAC Z234

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Professional Radio and Electronics Institute of Australasia deposit 3

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  • 1916 - 1992 (Creation)

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226 boxes and 86 cartons

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(1934 - 1992)

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The Professional Radio Employees' Institute of Australasia was a renaming of the earlier Radio-Telegraphists Institute of Australasia which had started as the Radio-Telegraphists (Marine) Institute of Australasia in 1916. In 1975 the name changed to the Professional Radio and Electronics Institute of Australasia, and then in 1992 it amalgamated with other public sector unions to eventually form part of the Community and Public Sector Union in 1994.

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(1916 - 1934)

Biographical history

The Merchant Service Radio Telegraphists' Association of Australasia was founded on 2 November 1912. In 1917 it was wound up in favour of the Radio Telegraphists' (Marine) Institute of Australasia. In 1920 the Institute changed its name to the Radio Telegraphists' Institute of of Australasia and in 1934 it became the Professional Radio Employees' Institute of Australasia.

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This deposit consists minutes of the Governing Council of the Institute and its predecessor (1916-1982), correspondence, circulars, award files and subject files.

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Entered from deposit description 2 October 2012

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