Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union

Identity area

Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Australasian Federated Butchers Union
  • Meatworkers Union

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1906 -


The union was registered in 1906 as the Australasian Federated Butchers Union and the name was changed in 1912 to the Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union. Officially known as the AMIEU, in 2002 it became commonly known as the Meatworkers Union.


Branches: Victoria; Tasmania; Newcastle and Northern; New South Wales; Queensland; South Australia and Western Australia

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for butchers

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area


Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 3 September 2012




AMIEU Federal Office history, (accessed on 3 September 2012)

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