Collection DX15 - Electrolytic-zinc Company : Union material

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Electrolytic-zinc Company : Union material


  • 1957-1963 (Creation)

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1 folder

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Electrolytic Zinc or the Electrolytic Zinc Company of Australasia (frequently abbreviated to EZ ) was the company that operated a Zinc refinery on the banks of the Derwent River in Risdon in Hobart in Tasmania between 1916 and 1984. For more information see or for further reading: A Alexander, The Zinc Works, Hobart, 1992.

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Donated by Alderman J. E. Percey, 1983 (through Prof. Roe)

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Collection consists of union related material for various unions relating to the Electrolytic-zinc Company employees.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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LG Sept 2018




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