Radio-Telegraphists Institute of Australasia

Identity area

Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

Radio-Telegraphists Institute of Australasia

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Radio-Telegraphists (Marine) Institute of Australasia

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

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.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Representation of radio technicians and telegraph workers

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area


Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Sarah Lethbridge on 2 October 2012




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