Deposit T23 - Sheet Metal Workers' Union, New South Wales Branch deposit

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AU NBAC T23

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Sheet Metal Workers' Union, New South Wales Branch deposit

Date(s)

  • 1881 - 1959 (Creation)

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0.9 m

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Name of creator

(1911 - 1972)

Biographical history

The union was originally registered as the Amalgamated Tinsmiths' Sheet Metal Workers' Cannister Makers' Gas Meter Makers' & Assistants' Union in 1911 and comprised of unions that had operated since 1881. From 1913 its name changed to the Sheet Metal Working Industrial Union of Australia. In 1945 the union changed its name to the Sheet Metal Working Agricultural Implement & Stove Making Industrial Union of Australia to reflect growing membership from members of the Federated Agricultural Implement & Stovemakers' Porcelain Enamellers' & Ironworkers' Association of Australia. It was deregistered in 1972 and joined the Amalgamated Engineering Union to form the Amalgamated Metal Workers' Union in 1973.

Name of creator

(1881 - 1919)

Biographical history

The Tinsmiths & Sheet Iron Workers' Trade Society formed on 20 December 1881 in Sydney and operated until 1902 before changing its name to the New South Wales Amalgamated Tinsmiths Sheet Iron Workers & Meter Makers Trade Society. In 1910 the Union again changed its name to the New South Wales Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' Society and in 1916 became known as the New South Wales Amalgamated Tinsmiths' & Sheet Metal Workers' Society. By 1919 this Union eventually joined the federal body and became the New South Wales Branch of the Sheet Metal Working Industrial Union of Australia.

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(1924 - 1935)

Biographical history

The Federated Enamellers' Union of Australia amalgamated with the Federated Stove & Piano Frame Makers' Association of Australia in 1935 to form the Federated Stovemakers' & Procelain Enamellers' Association of Australia.

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(1906 - 1935)

Biographical history

Originally formed in 1906 as the Stove & Piano Frame Moulders' & Stovemakers' Employees' Union, the union amalgamated with the Federated Enamellers' Union in 1935 to form the Federated Stovemakers' & Porcelain Enamellers' Association of Australia.

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Minutes of general and executive meetings of the Sheet Metal Workers Union and its predecessors, minutes of meetings of the the Stove and Piano Frame Moulders' and Stovemakers' Employees' Union, the Federated Enamellers and the Tin Cannister Makers Employees' Union of NSW.

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Entered from deposit description on 5 February 2013

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