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Grand United Order of Oddfellows deposit

  • AU NBAC Z728
  • Deposit
  • 1850 - 2001

Minutes, membership records, financial records, rules and laws, correspondence, attendance books, visitors books, circulars, manuals, registration records, merit book, obiturary book, staff records, indexes, publications and memorabilia.

Grand United Order of Oddfellows

Friendly Societies deposit

  • AU NBAC Z87
  • Deposit
  • 1846 - 1983

Minutes, reports, correspondence, letter books, night books, financial records, conference papers, rules and ritual books, membership books and registers, funeral registers, contributions books, dispensary books, certificates, badges, photograph and printed material.

Grand United Order of Oddfellows records (1855-1977) from Pride of Ferndale Branch, Tighes Hill; Minter Home Branch, Wallsend; Pride of Kogarah Branch; Manilla Lodge No.10801; City of Newcastle Lodge No.1086; Federal Lodge No.3296; Star of Carrington Lodge No.3297; Belmont Lodge; Pride of Cardiff Lodge No.5392; GUOOF New South Wales; GUOOF Victoria; Hunter River District; Rose of Hamilton Lodge No.1846; Flower of Arncliffe Lodge No.8854; Princess of Wales Lodge No. 6768; Cumberland Lodge; Pride of Dandenong Lodge.

Manchestor Unity Indpendepent Order of Oddfellows records (1846-1982) from Prince of Wales Lodge, Newcastle; Loyal Bondi Lodge No.303; Goulburn District; Loyal Alexander Lodge, Penrith; Loyal Coffs Harbour Lodge No.243; Loyal Coffs Harbour Jetty Lodge No.439; Loyal Coffs Harbour Jetty Junior Lodge No.146; Loyal Woolgoolga Lodge No.891; Sawtell Lodge No.804; Loyal Star of the South Lodge, Kiama No.68; Loyal Home Hill Lodge, Nth Queensland; Past Grands Lodge No.60, Queanbeyan District; Central Southern Past Grands Lodge No.62; Loyal Coronation Lodge No.16, Goulburn District; Port Melbourne Dispensary; Friendly Societies Medical Institutes and Dispensaries Association of New South Wales; Loyal Hope of Charleville Lodge; Rose of West Lodge; Loyal Katoomba Lodge No.356; Happy Home Lodge No.18, Goulburn District; Pride of West Wallsend Lodge No.156; Loyal Paterson Union Lodge No.12 and No.4225; Loyal Cobargo Lodge; Loyal Prince Alfred Lodge.

United Ancient Order of Druids records (1902-1927) from Victoria.

Ancient Order of Foresters records (1861-1950) from Victoria; Court Clarendon No.3545; Court Perserverance; United Melbourne District.

Includes a history of PAFSOA (Protestant Alliance Friendly Benefit Society of Australia), formed in 1867, but no records are held for this society or the lodges, but many of the lodges are named in the history (box 63).

Grand United Order of Oddfellows

Photographs and cartoons for Women & Work newsletter

  • AU NBAC N347
  • Deposit
  • 1983 - 1996

The collection primarily contains photographs and cartoons used to illustrate publications of the Women’s Bureau, of the Department of Employment, Education and Training. The illustrative matter predominantly relates to the newsletter Women & Work, published from 1983 to 1998. Also included are materials relating to pamphlets published by the Bureau and events attended by staff. Many of the cartoons were drawn by Gaynor Alma Carew (b. 1952 - 1999), known as 'Gaynor'.

Cummuskey, Maureen

Actors' Equity of Australia deposit 4

  • AU NBAC Z759
  • Deposit
  • 1972 - 1986

Files relating to nominations for temporary entry of overseas entertainers to perform in Australia and other imported artists files relating to different areas of the entertainment industry such as television series or commercials.

Actors' Equity of Australia

Amalgamated Metal Workers' Union, Queensland Branch deposit 1

  • AU NBAC E220
  • Deposit
  • 1916 - 1972

The records of this deposit were created by the separate unions prior to their amalgamation and have been listed under a section for each union and for combined printed material. Records of the Amalgamated Engineering Union include certificates of registration, alterations to rules and related documents, financial and membership records, Divisions No.2 and No.3 files, arbitration transcripts and awards and newspaper cuttings. Records of the Sheet Metal Working Agricultural Implement & Stovemaking Industrial Union of Australia consist of Queensland Branch minutes of management committee, general and special branch meetings, 1965-72. Records of the Boilermakers' & Blacksmiths' Society of Australia include minutes of branch and executive meetings of the Brisbane Branch, minutes of Queensland State Committee, State Committee and Brisbane Branch files, Federal Council circulars, financial records, superannuation record sheets, members' contribution book, Mary Kathleen sub-branch records, reports and press cuttings, arbitration transcripts and conference material.

Amalgamated Engineering Union

Clarke and Barwood Lawyers deposit

  • AU NBAC 69
  • Deposit
  • 1879 - 1930; 2000

Clients' documents, and a copy of of the firm's history (2000).

Clarke and Barwood Lawyers

Botany Bay Project files, reports and photographs

  • AU NBAC N359
  • Deposit
  • 1971 - 1978

Project management files including minutes of administrative and managerial committees, staff files, organisational correspondence, press cuttings, research papers and publications related to the Project, copies of applications to register factories 1894 - 1974 (by suburb) related to a survey of manufacturing industry in the southern Sydney metropolitan area, and photographs of staff, Sydney industrial areas and of maps relating to the Botany Bay area.

Butlin, Noel George

Federation of Scientific and Technical Workers Federal Council and New South Wales Branch deposit

  • AU NBAC N419
  • Deposit
  • 1943 - 1972

Minutes of Federal Council and Executive (1943- 1954) and New South Wales Branch (1950-1961) and Victorian Branch (1944-1955), subject files including rules, minutes, correspondence with NSW, Victorian and South Australian branches, financial records and arbitration material, NSW Branch membership records (1943-1956) and office equipment for inking stencils.

Federation of Scientific and Technical Workers

CSR Limited deposit 1

  • AU NBAC Z109
  • Deposit
  • 1851 - 1994

The deposit consists of patent files, records and photographs re refineries and mills, reports re Royal Commissions and Inquiries into the Sugar Industry, specifications, sketch books and engineering notes, correspondence, sales and deliveries books for refinery products, Fiji export marketing files c.1941-1977, records re Denning Arbitration hearings 1969, Fiji publications and press releases, deed of settlement, memorandum and articles of association, financial and legal records, annual reports, sugar market reports, press copy letter books, files of Chief Chemist CSR, files associated with the acquisition of Australian Estates Co Ltd, ledgers, engineers data books, Pyrmont Refinery records including employees register c.1854-1936 and property matters, staff books and register, miscellaneous documents papers and historical documents of E W Knox's period as general manager. Also includes publications received from CSR Sydney Head Office library after its closure in May 1987, records of sugar marketing division relating to International Sugar Agreement and Commonwealth Sugar Agreement, Fiji Sugar Inquiry Commission 1961, Royal Commission on Sugar Industry (Qld) reports, overseas reports 1921-1969, awards.

Colonial Sugar Refining Company Limited

Dietitians Association of Australia National Office deposit

  • AU NBAC N153
  • Deposit
  • 1946 - 2005

The deposit includes memorandum and articles of association, constitution, strategic plans, minutes, annual reports, members’ directories, manuals, discussion and position papers, background information statements, media releases, handbooks, manuals, records of the Accredited Practising Dietitian program, special grants publications, conference proceedings, printed material, oral history tapes and papers of dietitians Joan Mary Woodhill and Elizabeth Richardson. Includes records of predecessor the Australian Association of Dietitians, the Dietetic Association of Victoria 1935-1965 and the Dietetic Association of New South Wales 1939-1975.

Dietitians Association of Australia

Dietitians Association of Australia Victorian Branch deposit

  • AU NBAC N155
  • Deposit
  • 1935 - 1990

Minutes of meetings, annual reports, correspondence and membership records. A large series of subject files, newsletters and printed material. Includes records of predecessors the Dietetic Association, Victoria (established in April 1935) and the Dietitians Industrial Association of Victoria.

Dietitians Association of Australia

NSW Firefighter

  • AU NBAC S1065
  • Serial
  • 1997 - 2001

Official Journal of the NSW Fire Brigade Employees' Union. Issues from 1997 - 2001 (gaps).

New South Wales Fire Brigade Employees' Union

NSW Fire Brigade Union News Sheet

  • AU NBAC S321
  • Serial
  • 1972 - 1973

Sydney. Published by the NSW Fire Brigade Employees' Union

New South Wales Fire Brigade Employees' Union

Returns of the Colony

  • AU NBAC S1151
  • Serial
  • 1853 - 1855, 1857

Photocopy of the originals in the Archives Office of NSW. The Returns of the Colony ('Blue Books'), NRS 1286 consist of sets of statistical returns of the Colony of New South Wales and of areas under its jurisdiction compiled annually from 1822 to 1857 by the Colonial Secretary for transmission to the Secretary of State for the Colonies in London. New South Wales Census - 1851 held with 1853 volume.

Colonial Secretary's Office (New South Wales)

APSA Newsletter

  • AU NBAC S1110
  • Serial
  • 1960 - 1979

Association of Professional Scientists of Australia

Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers Australia

The Western Sun

  • AU NBAC S1112
  • Serial

Australian Labor Party. Western Australian Branch

Australian Labor Party

Economic Insight

  • AU NBAC S1008
  • Serial
  • 1994 - 1996

An analysis of economic policy issues by the National Farmers Federation

National Farmers' Federation

Rural News

  • AU NBAC S1006
  • Serial
  • 1994

Activities of Wesfarmers Rural Division. Three issues held: Mar, Jul and Sep 1994


The Guardian

  • AU NBAC S1108
  • Serial
  • 1985 - 1986

Socialist Party of Australia


  • AU NBAC S1105
  • Serial
  • 1966 - 1969

Publication by rank and file members of WWF, Melbourne. First published in 1965 in support of militant policies advocated by Ted Bull then a candidate for Branch Secretary.

Waterside Workers’ Federation of Australia

Election Comment

  • AU NBAC S1104
  • Serial
  • 1965

Published by Wharfies supporting Ted Bull, Melbourne, 1965

Waterside Workers’ Federation of Australia

Job Delegates Association

  • AU NBAC S1103
  • Serial
  • 1963 - 1974

WWF Melbourne Branch. Incomplete holdings

Waterside Workers’ Federation of Australia


  • AU NBAC S1102
  • Serial
  • 1963

Support the members who are carrying the struggle. Published by the Rank and File Hostages Committee, WWF, Melbourne Branch, 1963.

Waterside Workers’ Federation of Australia

Assembly Line

  • AU NBAC S1101
  • Serial
  • May 1964

A Communist Publication, CPA, GMH Unit (?) Melb. One issue held (no 79)

Communist Party of Australia

Port News

  • AU NBAC S1100
  • Serial
  • 1977

Policy Federation WWF Melbourne Branch. Editor Geoff Swayn. One issue held.

Waterside Workers’ Federation of Australia

Port Worker

  • AU NBAC S1099
  • Serial
  • 23 Oct 1967

Port Workers Co-ordinating Committee

The Maritime Vigilante

  • AU NBAC S1098
  • Serial
  • 1964 - 1967

A journal published in the interests of waterfront workers. Published PJ Gleeson, Industrial Printing and Publicity Co Ltd, Melbourne. Incomplete holdings


  • AU NBAC S1096
  • Serial
  • 1965 - c. 1970

Issued by Fitzgibbon Campaign Committee, Melbourne Branch who support sound industrial leadership and the ideals and policies of the ALP (WWF, Melbourne Branch)

Waterside Workers’ Federation of Australia


  • AU NBAC S1095
  • Serial
  • 1965

Sponsored by Supporters of the Victorian State Executive of the ALP. Published by members of WWF (Melb) for 1965 By Election of Branch.

Waterside Workers’ Federation of Australia

Progressive Labor

  • AU NBAC S1094
  • Serial
  • 1966 - 1969

Supporters of Official ALP Policy, Waterfront Melbourne. Published by ALP Members of the Melbourne Branch of WWF?

Women's News

  • AU NBAC S1093
  • Serial
  • 1965 - 1967

Waterside Workers Women's Committee, WWF, Melbourne Branch. 2 issues held" Sep 1965 and Dec 1967

Waterside Workers’ Federation of Australia

MTIA News Bulletin (ACT and NSW)

  • AU NBAC S312
  • Serial
  • 1969 - 1978

Sydney. Published by the Metal Trades Industry Association of Australia (NSW Branch). Holdings incomplete

Metal Trades Employers' Association

National Maritime Board Year Book

  • AU NBAC S315
  • Serial
  • 1936 - 1959

London. Published by the National Maritime Board. Issues held: 1936, 1949, 1953, 1955, 1959

Monthly summary of Australian conditions

  • AU NBAC S313
  • Serial
  • 1938 - 1975

Melbourne. Issues held: Jun, Jul, Oct, Nov 1938; Apr, Aug, Sep 1939; Jun 1964; Mar 1975

National Bank of Australasia Limited

National Bricklayer

  • AU NBAC S314
  • Serial
  • 1967 - 1970

Sydney. Official organ of the National Bricklayers Federation of Australia. Issues held: Vol 1 nos 1, 4; Vol 2 nos 2, 3, 4; Vol 3 nos 1, 2; Vol 4 nos 2, 3.

National Bricklayers Federation of Australia

Australian Mercantile Land and Finance London and Australian Offices deposit

  • AU NBAC 162
  • Deposit
  • 1863 - 1977

This deposit consists of records from the London Office; the Department of the General Manager for Australia; the Sydney Office; Bligh Development (Sydney) Ltd; Bligh Management (Sydney) Ltd and J Manning Pty Ltd. Records of the Department of the General Manager for Australia comprise of minutes; annual reports; reports from branches; general ledgers; records re Pension Fund for London staff 1934-1971; correpondence; office files; financial records; station records re wool clip returns and stock returns; registers re employee superannuation plan; and trust deeds for pension and provident fund. AML&F Sydney office records comprise of Local Board meeting minutes; correspondence; financial records; records relating to staff pension and provident funds 1901-1956; security registers and documents; photographs c. 1921-1971; maps 1891-1969; miscellaneous records re Bligh Street buildings; working file of Sydney Office Manager, James Kidd 1918; staff training notes 1965-1971 and printed material. Records of Bligh Development (Sydney) Ltd include office files 1962-1972, specifications and architect plans, photographs and newspaper clippings. Bligh Management (Sydney) Ltd records comprise of office files 1963-1971. Records of J Manning Pty Ltd comprise of minutes 1949-1962, share register and financial records. Also includes records of Gyra River Pastoral Company Pty Ltd.

Australian Mercantile Land and Finance Company Limited

Geoffrey Harrison collection

  • AU NBAC H10
  • Deposit
  • 1973 - 1999

Records relating to Harrison's work and advocacy relating to Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) including papers of the Victorian AIDS Council, the Gay Men's Health Centre, the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT-UP), the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations, the National People Living with AIDS Coalition and its successor the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS; publicity material including posters for specific AIDS-related events and campaigns; diaries and notebooks; photographic material; audio and videotapes of AIDS-related radio programs, publicity and theatre performances; files, albums and posters relating to promotional work for the performing arts; printed material; and computer disks and printouts.

Harrison, Geoffrey

ACT UP Melbourne Chapter deposit

  • AU NBAC H13
  • Deposit
  • 1990 - 1993

The deposit consists mainly of copies made on archival quality paper of documentation held by the Secretary, David Locke in 1993 and includes a chronology of events, press clippings, correspondence, campaign files, material from other Australian chapters of ACT UP and from ACT UP New York, and also campaign material such as postcards, stickers and posters.

AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power, Melbourne Chapter

Australian Textile Workers' Union South Australian Branch

  • AU NBAC N418
  • Deposit
  • 1969 - 1988

Branch management committee minutes 1976-1986, national wage case 1975-1984, wage rate variations - Textile, Rope and Cordage 1969-1988, Federal Council minutes 1971-1988.

Australian Textile Workers' Union

Australasian Coal and Shale Employees' Federation deposit 2

  • AU NBAC N144
  • Deposit
  • 1903 - 1979

Minutes of Central Council meetings (1929-1972), office files of General President and Secretary including records of the Cokeworkers' Association of NSW (1903-1977), financial records, minutes of Seymour Miners' Lodge, Tasmania (1931), Balmain Miners' Lodge records (1924-1936), Retired Mineworkers' Association records (1956-1968), Combined Mining Unions records (1946-1971), papers of Henry Mather, arbitration material, newspaper cuttings, photographs, drawings and printed material.

Australasian Coal and Shale Employees' Federation

AWA Journal

  • AU NBAC S531
  • Serial
  • 1949 - 1951

Sydney. Published at Sydney Headquarters for the staff of AWA. Hold vol. 1, issues 1-3 (1949-1950); vol. 2, issues 1-3 (1951); vol. 3, issues 1-3 (1952); vol. 4, issues 1-3 (1953); and vol. 5, no. 1 (January-March 1954).

The Socialist (Melbourne)

  • AU NBAC S160
  • Serial

Socialist Party of Victoria. Melbourne. Holdings: 1907-1919 (incomplete).


  • AU NBAC S972
  • Serial
  • Dec 1985, Mar 1988 - Dec 1992, Aug 2008

Sydney. Official journal of the Building Workers' Industrial Union and Federated Engine Drivers' and Firemen's Association. Some gaps in holdings

Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia

Building Worker

  • AU NBAC S224
  • Serial
  • Apr 1947 - 1991

Melbourne. Official organ of the Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia. Some gaps in holdings

Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia

Trade Union Review, then Building Worker (NSW)

  • AU NBAC S225
  • Serial
  • 1935 - 1946, Dec 1989

Sydney. Official organ of the Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia, NSW Branch. Some gaps in holdings

Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia

The Canberra Tradesman

  • AU NBAC S797
  • Serial
  • Feb 1962 - Jul 1984

Canberra. Official journal of the BWIU of Australia, ACT Branch, Painters Union, ACT Branch, Plasterers Union and the Plumbers Union. Some gaps in holdings

Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia

Mackenzie James Wilson collection

  • AU NBAC N393
  • Deposit
  • 1880 - 1988

Papers cover three periods of Wilson’s employment as General Manager of the New Zealand & Australian Land Co, as consultant for AMP and other companies and as the General Manager of the Australian Pastoral Co Ltd. Records include minutes of meetings, reports, correspondence, financial records, station records, staff related records, subject files, business diaries and maps. Other company records include Northern Cattle Co Pty Ltd, M L C Ltd, Stanbroke Pastoral Co Pty Ltd, Scottish Australian Co stations, B G L Killen Group and R A Wenham case.

Wilson, Mackenzie James


  • AU NBAC S246
  • Serial

Melbourne. Independent forum for the discussion of social, cultural, economic and political issues

Foreign Affairs Bulletin (GDR)

  • AU NBAC S575
  • Serial

Berlin. Published by the Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the German Democratic Republic

The Democratic Journalist

  • AU NBAC S562
  • Serial

Prague. Published by the International Organization of Journalists in English, French, Russian and Spanish

International Organization of Journalists

Tribune (UK)

  • AU NBAC S904
  • Serial

London. Labour's Independent Weekly

Seafarers Log

  • AU NBAC S862
  • Serial

New York. Official organ of the Seafarers International Union, Pacific and Gulf District. AFL

Seafarers International Union

Typographical Journal (USA)

  • AU NBAC S841
  • Serial

Colorado Springs, USA. Journal of the International Typographical Union

International Typographical Union

The Fisherman

  • AU NBAC S641
  • Serial

Melbourne. Endorsed as the official organ of the Australian Fishermen's League. To Jan 1935 published at Toora

Australian Fishermen's League

Modern Ideas in Printing

  • AU NBAC S605
  • Serial

Adelaide. Published by the Printers Trade School, SA Education Department. Designs selected from student work

Printers Trade School (Adelaide, SA)

The Metal Worker - Die Metaalwerker

  • AU NBAC S604
  • Serial

Johannesburg. Official journal of the Amalgamated Engineering Union of South Africa

Amalgamated Engineering Union of South Africa

Lot's Wife

  • AU NBAC S599
  • Serial

Sydney. Monash University Students newspaper

Monash University Students' Representative Council

The Katipo

  • AU NBAC S592
  • Serial

Wellington. Official organ of the NZ Post and Telegraph Association

New Zealand Post and Telegraph Officers' Association

From the Current Press

  • AU NBAC S581
  • Serial

London. Published by the British Council for the Promotion of International Trade

British Council for the Promotion of International Trade

Free China and Asia

  • AU NBAC S578
  • Serial

Taipei. Published by the Asian Peoples' Anti-Communist League, Republic of China. To Dec 1955 as the League's APACL Bulletin. Superseded by Asian Outlook

Asian Peoples' Anti-Communist League


  • AU NBAC S580
  • Serial

Sydney. Organ of the Australian-Soviet Friendship Society

Australian-Soviet Friendship Society

Free Speech

  • AU NBAC S579
  • Serial

Melbourne. Published by the Monash University DLP Club


  • AU NBAC S565
  • Serial

Paris. Published by the Association des Femmes Diplomees des Universites, Paris. To 1968 as Femmes Diplomees

Association des Femmes Diplomees des Universites

Current Politics

  • AU NBAC S559
  • Serial

Sydney. Issued by the Federal Secretariat of the Liberal Party of Australia

Liberal Party of Australia

Queensland Teachers' Journal

  • AU NBAC S59
  • Serial
  • 1956 - 1964

Brisbane. Official organ of the Queensland Teachers' Union. See also Queensland Teachers Union Professional Magazine (S813)

Queensland Teachers' Union

The Chronicle

  • AU NBAC S546
  • Serial

Canada. Published by the Canadian Federation of University of Women

Canadian Federation of University of Women


  • AU NBAC S505
  • Serial

New York. Published by the American Council for Judaism. Together with Brief (S534), supersedes in part Council News, whose Vol numbering it continues. Issues and Brief are inter-numbered

American Council for Judaism


  • AU NBAC S534
  • Serial

New York. Published by the American Council for Judaism. Supersedes In Part together with Issues, Council News (issued by the American Council for Judaism) and continues its volume numbering. Issues and Brief are internumbered

American Council for Judaism

Hungarian Bulletin

  • AU NBAC S507
  • Serial

Budapest. Fortnightly Review, information service for the foreign press. Superseded by Hungarian Review Jan 1955

Polish Facts and Figures

  • AU NBAC S473
  • Serial

London. Issued by the Press Office of the Polish Embassy London

Polish Perspectives

  • AU NBAC S472
  • Serial

Warsaw. A monthly review published under the auspices of the Polish Institute of International Affairs

The Post (UK)

  • AU NBAC S347
  • Serial

London. Journal of the Union of Post Office Workers

Prague News Letter

  • AU NBAC S350
  • Serial

Prague. A fortnightly survey of political and cultural life in Czechoslovakia

Ken Miller papers

  • AU NBAC Z458
  • Deposit
  • 1913 - 1963

Notes, press cuttings and files relating to Communist Party of Australia campaigns; papers relating to Richmond municipal politics; poetry and songs, pamphlets and leaflets, printed material on communism theory and international politics.

Miller, Ken


  • AU NBAC S444
  • Serial

Sydney. Published by AIM then VOICE Publishing Co, An Australian Monthly Review

Levien, Harold

The Industrial Newsletter

  • AU NBAC S1064
  • Serial

Published by Bryan Thompson and Richard Hall 1965 - 1968. Published by Maxwell Newton Pty Ltd 1969 -


  • AU NBAC S633
  • Serial

Melbourne. Published by the Victorian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Holdings: most issues 1963 - 1966

Victorian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

Labor Daily

  • AU NBAC S1119
  • Serial

Sydney. Former titles: Labor News; Daily Mail. Later title: Daily News

Australian Labor Party

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