Building Trades Federation of Victoria

Identity area

Type of entity

Peak council

Authorized form of name

Building Trades Federation of Victoria

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • United Building Trades Council

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Description area

Dates of existence

1914 - c. 1965


The Building Trades' Federation of Victoria was formed from the United Building Trades Council in 1914. It was a peak body which represented various unions connected with the building trade including: boiler makers (building section), bricklayers, builders' laborers, carpenters, masons, painters, plumbers, slaters and tilers, timber workers, tile layers, ironworkers and brick, tile and pottery workers.



Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for builders, bricklayers, boilermakers, carpenters, painters, plumbers, slaters, stonemasons, tilers, and timber workers.

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Relationships area

Related entity

Building Trades Guild of Victoria (1923 - 1925)

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 2 October 2012




Australian Trade Union Archives, (accessed on 2 October 2012)
Australian Dictionary of Biography, (accessed on 2 October 2012)

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