AU NBAC E208
Professional Radio and Electronics Institute of Australasia deposit 1
- 1912 - 1974 (Creation)
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(1916 - 1934)
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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(1934 - 1992)
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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This deposit contains minute books, General Secretary's correspondence, arbitration material including photographs used as exhibits, membership records, financial records and copies of ships plans, with notes, mainly showing proposed or existing accommodation for Marine Radio Officers. There are also records, including a minute book, of the Merchant Service Radio Telegraphists' Association of Australasia (1912-1917).
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Entered from deposit description on 2 October 2012.