Deposit Z452 - Australian Foremen Stevedores' Association, National Office and branches deposit

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Australian Foremen Stevedores' Association, National Office and branches deposit


  • 1956 - 1991 (Creation)

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4.0 m

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(1914 - 1991)

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The Association was founded in 1914 as the Sydney Foremen Stevedores' Association and registered under the New South Wales Trade Union Act of 1881 and the Industrial Arbitration Act of 1912 on 9 July 1915. The union was registered federally under the Conciliation & Arbitration Act of 1904 on 22 September 1939. The name of the Association was changed to the Australian Foremen Stevedores' Association at a Special Meeting of members held on 9 July 1941, and was registered on 20 October 1941. The Association continued to operate until 1991 when it was amalgamated into the Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia.

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Records of the New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria and Fremantle branches consisting of minutes, membership lists, memoranda and circulars, financial records, correspondence, rules, reports, awards, photographs, wage book, registration certificate and ephemera.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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NBAC N48; N56

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Entered from deposit description on 11 September 2012




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