Australian Shipping and Travel Officers' Association

Identity area

Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

Australian Shipping and Travel Officers' Association

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Australian Shipping Officers' Association

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1942 - 1993


Formed originally in 1942 as the Australian Shipping Officers' Association, the union changed names in 1988 to the Australian Shipping and Travel Officers' Association. In 1993 it amalgamated with the Australian Municipal Transport Energy Water Ports Community and Information Service Union, which after further amalgamations later that year became the Australian Municipal Administrative Clerical and Services Union, known as the Australian Services Union.


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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for transport workers and clerks

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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description 24 January 2013




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