Amalgamated Timber Workers' Union of Australia

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Type of entity

Trade union

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Amalgamated Timber Workers' Union of Australia

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Dates of existence

1913 - 1918


In 1913 the federal division of the Federated Saw Mill, Timber Yard and General Wood Workers Employees' Association changed its name to the Amalgamated Timber Workers' Union of Australia. The earlier union had been registered federally in 1907 and had registered branches in Victoria from 1905, Adelaide 1906, New South Wales, Western Australia and Tasmania 1908. Although this union was deregistered in 1918 its members formed a new union, the Australian Timber Workers' Union, in the same year.


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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for timber workers and sawmill workers

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Entered from deposit description 21 September 2012




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