Slaters, Tilers, Shinglers and Roof Fixers Union of Australia

Identity area

Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

Slaters, Tilers, Shinglers and Roof Fixers Union of Australia

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Slaters, Tilers and Shinglers Union of Australia

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence



The Slaters, Tiles and Shinglers Union of Australia was registered in 1928. It changed its name to include roof fixers in 1944. It formally amalgamated with the Building Workers' Industrial Union in 1976, though the Victorian Branch had already done so in 1964.


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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for slaters and tilers

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description 5 October 2012




Australian Trade Union Archives website:; finding aid prepared by Averil Condren for University of New South Wales Community Research Archives

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