Deposit E232 - Sheet Metal Working, Agricultural Implement & Stovemaking Industrial Union of Australia, New South Wales Branch deposit 2

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AU NBAC E232

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Sheet Metal Working, Agricultural Implement & Stovemaking Industrial Union of Australia, New South Wales Branch deposit 2

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  • 1944 - 1972 (Creation)

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2.0 m

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(1911 - 1972)

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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.

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Correspondence, circulars, minutes, receipt book registers and printed material. Includes records of TW Wright, Secretary of the NSW Branch from February 1936 and Federal President from 1942-1972.

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Entered from deposit description on 11 February 2013

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