Victorian Printers Operatives' Union

Identity area

Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

Victorian Printers Operatives' Union

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Printing Trade General Workers' Union of Victoria

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Description area

Dates of existence

1910 - 1992


The Victorian Printers Operatives' Union was first known as the Printing Trade General Workers' Union in operation since 1910. In July 1913 the name was changed to the Victorian Printers Operatives' Union. It was registered federally in 1987 and in 1992 the the Union merged with the Printing & Kindred Industries Union.



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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for printers

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 26 November 2012




Australian Trade Union Archives, (accessed on 26 November 2012)
Hagan, James. Printers and Politics: A History of the Australian Printing Unions 1850-1950 (Australian National University Press in association with the Printing and Kindred Industries Union, Canberra, 1966)

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