Deposit S27 - The Railways Union Gazette New South Wales Branch, then the Railroad

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S27

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The Railways Union Gazette New South Wales Branch, then the Railroad

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  • 1921 - 1927 (Creation)

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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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Covering years Jul 1921 (vol. 1 no. 1) to Dec 1926. Renamed 'The Railroad' in January 1927, issues held from Jan 1927 to Jun 1927.

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See S28 for continuation of Railroad.

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