West Moreton District Miners' Union

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Type of entity

Trade union

Authorized form of name

West Moreton District Miners' Union

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Other form(s) of name

  • West Moreton Coal Miners' Union

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Description area

Dates of existence

1902 - 1908


The union was officially registered on 17 July 1906 as the West Moreton District Miners' Union though it operated from at least 1902. It was succeeded by the Queensland Colliery Employees' Union which was registered on 5 November 1908.


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Functions, occupations and activities

Representation for coal miners

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description 27 September 2012




Dennis J Bailey, Holes in the Ground: Queensland Coalminers in Struggle, 1840-1980, Brisbane, 1983
Edgar Ross, A History of the Miners' Federation of Australia, Australasian Coal and Shale Employees' Federation, 1970

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