Deposit Z236 - Union of Australian Women Federal Office deposit

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Union of Australian Women Federal Office deposit


  • 1955 - 1993 (Creation)

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170 boxes

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(1950 -)

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The Union of Australian Women is a national organisation formed in 1950 to work for the status and well being of women in a peaceful and environmentally safe world. It seeks to improve the lives of women through focusing on issues of equity and social justice. It also highlights the often hidden role of women in Australian society, particularly women's contribution to its economic, social, cultural and political life.

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This deposit contains papers of inaugural meeting, national conferences (1951 - 1985), New South Wales Branch annual general meetings (1950 - 1964), national minutes (1968-1993), office files (1955 - 1989), records of state branches, correspondence (1973 - 1989), printed material (1975 - 1983), newsletters, photographs, posters, banners, and film about Vietnamese women.


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Entered from deposit description on 13 February 2013.




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