Association of Employers of Waterside Labour

Identity area

Type of entity

Industry association

Authorized form of name

Association of Employers of Waterside Labour

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Dates of existence

1963 - 1995


The Association of Employers of Waterside Labour was an organisation of waterfront employers, comprising Australian shipping owners and the various stevedoring companies around Australia. They were responsible for supplying labour to ports and terminals and acted as the representative of employers in discussions with the Waterside Workers Federation. The AEWL became inactive as a registered organisation from 1995 when it underwent liquidation, being deregistered on 23 January 2006.


Head Office: Sydney, New South Wales

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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for shipowners and shipping companies

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 28 August 2012




JS Battye Library of West Australian History Private Archives - Collection Listing MN 1616 Acc. 5023A
Fair Work Australia, (accessed on 18 September 2012)

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