Deposit E190 - Operative Painters' and Decorators' Union Victorian Branch deposit

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Operative Painters' and Decorators' Union Victorian Branch deposit


  • 1915 - 1966 (Creation)

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12.3 m

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(1915 - 1993)

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The Federated House and Ship Painters, Paperhangers and Decorators Employees' Association of Australasia became the Operative Painters and Decorators of Australasia in 1915. In 1918 it changed its name to the Operative Painters' and Decorators' Union of Australia. Seventy-five years later, the union amalgamated to form the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union in 1993.

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Minutes of meetings (1941-1960), annual reports, correspondence, and financial records. Some records of sub-branches: Ballarat, Bendigo and Geelong and of the Federal Council including minutes (1949-1958).


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Entered from deposit description 4 October 2012




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