Deposit N23 - Australian Council of Salaried and Professional Associations Victorian Division deposit

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Australian Council of Salaried and Professional Associations Victorian Division deposit


  • 1960 - 1980 (Creation)

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1.6 m

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(1956 - 1979)

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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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(1920 - 1976)

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Federally registered in 1920 as the Australian Insurance Staffs' Federation, this union has had a strongly active tradition in the white collar sphere. Boosted in membership by the deregistration of the New South Wales Insurance Officers' Association in 1948, the Australian Insurance Staffs' Federation changed its name in 1976 to the Australian Insurance Employees' Union. It amalgamated with other unions in the finance industry in 1991 to form the Finance Sector Union of Australia, which was reregistered in 1994 following the amalgamation with the Commonwealth Bank Officers' Association.

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Records of the Victorian Division of ACSPA including rules, minutes of meetings, subject files and correspondence. The AISF records consist mainly of material received from ACSPA such as copies of minutes, circulars and reports. R D Williams was both Federal and Victorian Secretary 1956-1972, when B J (Wes) Hall became Victorian Secretary to ACSPA while also serving as the Australian Insurance Staffs' Federation National Secretary and their delegate to ACSPA.


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Entered from deposit description on 22 October 2012




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