Deposit S192 - The Australian Engineer, then Australasian Society of Engineers Journal Victorian Branch

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AU NBAC S192

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The Australian Engineer, then Australasian Society of Engineers Journal Victorian Branch

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  • Mar 1950 - Dec 1984 (with gaps) (Creation)

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(1890 - 1991)

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The Australasian Society of Engineers was established in 1890, by members of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers dissatisfied with the British dominance of that union. The Australasian Society of Engineers was first federally registered as a trade union in 1910 at which time there were branches in New South Wales, Adelaide (1904), Western Australia and Broken Hill (1909). By January 1914 the union branches included Collie, Melbourne, Adelaide, SA State, Wallaroo, Newcastle, South Sydney, Bathurst, Sydney, Perth, Petersburg, Port Adeliade, Quorn, Granville, Broken Hill, and Prospect. The union became defunct in February 1938 but was reregistered in August 1938. In 1991 it amalgamated with the Federated Ironworkers' Association of Australia to form the Federation of Industrial Manufacturing and Engineering Employees. This union later amalgamated with the Australian Workers' Union to form the AWU-FIME Amalgamated Union in 1993, later known simply as the AWU.

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Issued monthly by the Victorian Branch of the Australasian Society of Engineers, for which some issues held from 1950 (vol 2, no. 11 and vol. 3 no. 6), 1951 (vol. 3 no. 11, vol 4 no. 1, 4, and 5), and July 1955 (vol. 7 no. 8). Then renamed Australasian Society of Engineers Journal Victorian Branch. Most issues held from Feb/Mar 1963 - Oct/Nov 1971. Many issues held from Jul/Aug 1975 - Nov/Dec 1984 with some gaps.

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Prepared by Brenton Clifford on 26 October 2017.

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