Deposit N10 - Australian Council of Salaried and Professional Associations deposit 3

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AU NBAC N10

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Australian Council of Salaried and Professional Associations deposit 3

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  • 1948 - 1979 (Creation)

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27 m

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(1948 - 1954)

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The Council of Professional and Commercial Employees' Associations was in operation from 1948. In 1953 several meetings of kindred organisations were held to try and establish a permanent advisory council of non-manual worker organisations, and in 1954 a draft constitution of a new association was drawn up and the title was changed to the Council of White Collar Associations.

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(1954 - 1956)

Biographical history

In 1953 several meetings of kindred organisations, including the Council of Professional and Commercial Employees' Associations which had been in operation since 1948, were held to try and establish a permanent advisory council of non-manual worker organisations. In 1954 a draft constitution of a new association was drawn up with the title: the Council of White Collar Associations. It amalgamated with the Salaried Employees' Consultative Council of New South Wales to become the Australian Council of Salaried and Professional Associations on 17 October 1956.

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(1956 - 1979)

Biographical history

The Australian Council of Salaried and Professional Associations was formed on 17 October 1956 by an amalgamation of the Salaried Employees' Consultative Council of New South Wales and the Council of White Collar Associations, Melbourne. With divisions in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia, the Association merged into the Australian Council of Trade Unions in 1979.

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Minutes of meetings, correspondence and reports relating to the establishment and operation of the Council of Professional and Commercial Employees' Associations, later the Council of White Collar Associations and then the Australian Council of Salaried and Professional Associations, Federal Executive meeting files, minutes of the Salaried Employees' Consultative Council of New South Wales and the Council of White Collar Associations (1956), divisional minutes for NSW, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania, administrative files, rules, financial records, conference files, subject files and printed material including International Labour Office, Yugoslavian, Czechoslovakian and Vietnamese labour publications. Also includes two Union Festival of the Arts banners and a White Collar Festival visitors' book (1961).

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Entered from deposit description 3 December 2012

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