Collection T11 - Trades and Labour Council : Hobart Trades Hall Collection

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Trades and Labour Council : Hobart Trades Hall Collection


  • 1918-1944 (Creation)

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1 type one box of Xerox copies

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(1883 -)

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The Trades & Labor Council of Hobart was started in 1883. In 1917 it became known as the Hobart Trades Hall Council. In 1968, the separate Trades Halls of Hobart, Launceston and Devonport were amalgamated as the Tasmanian Trades & Labor Council. The Tasmanian Trades & Labor Council, also known as Unions Tasmania, is a representative body of trade union organisations in the State of Tasmania, Australia. It is the peak union body in Tasmania, made up of affiliated unions who represent some 50,000 workers. It is the Tasmanian Branch of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (the ACTU).

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Collection consists of xeroxed minutes of committees and council

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Conditions governing access

Open to consultation by bonafide scholars (and others with permission from the Trades and Labour Concil. NO COPYING OR PUBLICATION (except with permission from the Trades & Labour Council).

Conditions governing reproduction

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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HE Mar2019




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