United Mineworkers' Federation of Australia

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Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

United Mineworkers' Federation of Australia

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Dates of existence

1990 - 1992


The United Mineworkers' Federation of Australia was formed by an amalgamation of the Australasian Coal and Shale Employees' Federation (which had existed since 1916) and the Federated Mining Mechanics' Association of Australasia (which had been formed in 1929). In 1992 it amalgamated with the Australian Timber and Allied Industries Union and the Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia (which had amalgamated in 1991) to eventual form the Mining and Energy Division of the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union.


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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for coal miners and mining mechanics

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description 22 January 2013




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