Deposit Z514 - Michael Easson collection

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Michael Easson collection


  • 1973 - 1994 (Creation)

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26.25 m (147 ms boxes + 4 cartons)

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(1955 -)

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Easson was born in Sydney on 22 March 1955. He matriculated at Sydney Technical High School in 1972, and graduated from the University of NSW in 1976. In 1978 he was Research Assistant to the Hon. John Brown MP, and from 1978 to 1984 he held the position of Education and Publicity Officer, Labor Council of NSW. In 1981 he completed a Trade Union Program at the Business School at Harvard University. He was a member for the NSW Council of the Trade Union Trading Authority (TUTA) from 1978-1987; and held the position of Assistant Secretary, Labor Council of NSW (1984-1989); and Secretary, Labor Council of NSW (1989-1994). He was also a member of the Economic Planning & Advisory Council (EPAC) from 1989-94. He held various directorships and advisory roles: Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Management University of NSW; Advisor, Corrs Chambers Westgarth; Director, State Superannuation Investment and Management Corporation; Advisor, Hill and Knowlton; Director, NRMA Insurance; Director, Tourism Task Force. On 8 June 1998 Easson was awarded Member of the Order of Australia (AM).

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Correspondence, photographs, personal files, printed material and subject files re labour movement collected during university career, pacific interests, Trotskyism, and subsequent employment including the Labor Council of NSW, the Australian Labor Party, the Australian Council of Trade Unions, EPAC, TUTA, etc.


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Entered from deposit description on 1 September 2011




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