Union of Postal Clerks and Telegraphists

Identity area

Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

Union of Postal Clerks and Telegraphists

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Description area

Dates of existence

1966 - 1990


The Third Division Telegraphists' and Postal Clerks' Union reregistered as the Union of Postal Clerks and Telegraphists in 1966 with the Fourth Division Postmasters, Postal Workers and Telegraphists' Union merging with it, effective from 19 February 1967. The Third and Fourth Divisions refer to the clerical and lowest-paid divisions of the Commonwealth Public Service respectively. By 1990 the Union had merged into the Australian Postal and Telecommunications' Union.


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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for postal workers, telegraph workers, public servants

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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description 12 December 2012




Australian Trade Union Archives website: www.atua.org.au

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