Deposit S30 - Railway Review, South Australia branch

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S30

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Railway Review, South Australia branch

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  • 1936 - 1992 (Creation)

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0.3m

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(1920 - 1993)

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The Australian Railways Union formed in September 1920 with the amalgamation of the Queensland Railways Union, the New South Wales Amalgamated Railway and Tramway Service Association, the Victorian Railway Union, the Railway and Tramway Employees Association of South Australia and the Tasmanian Railway Union. It was the first Australian all-grades organisation of railway workers and was federally registered on 8 February 1921. In 1993 the ARU merged with other unions to form the Rail Tram & Bus Industry Union.

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Issues held; Aug 1936 (vol. 3 no. 8), Apr 1939 (vol. 6 no. 4), May-Jun 1955 (vol. 22 nos. 5-6), Oct 1957 (vol. 24 no. 10), 1958 (vol. 25), Jul 1959 (vol. 26 no. 7), Aug-Oct 1960 (vol. 27 nos. 8-10), 1961 (vols. 28-29 missing Apr), 1962 -1988 (vols. 25-56) , missing issues for Sep 1963 (vol. 31 no. 9), Oct 1973 (vol. 41 no. 10), Autumn 1977 (vol. 45 no. 3), 1982 (vol. 50 nos. 3 and 5), and 1983 (vol. 51 no. 1). For years 1989 to 1992 issues held are 1989 (vol. 57 no. 3), and 1990-1992 (vol. 58 nos. 2-5).

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