Deposit N283 - Unemployed People's Union, Sydney deposit

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Unemployed People's Union, Sydney deposit


  • 1972 - 1981 (Creation)

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0.6 m

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(c. 1978 - 1981)

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The Unemployed People's Union organisation in Sydney first formed in Parramatta in 1978 to represent unemployed workers. The name was chosen because of the "Up You" acronym and its membership was drawn mostly from unemployed young people. An Inner City group of UPU formed soon after the Parramatta group.

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Papers, reports and publications re unemployment relating to Parramatta and Inner City branches. See also Joe Owens collection (personal papers).


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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NBAC Z235; Mitchel Library: MDQ331.1305/3

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Entered from deposit description and listed in May 2015.




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