Historical information

The Ballarat Trades and Labour Council was formed in May 1882 and known as the Eight Hours Anniversary Committee. The Ballarat Regional Trades and Labour Council has been in existence from 1883 to the present day.


The minutes are a core historical source of information from the inception of BTLC, representing the history of unionism in the Ballarat region. The minutes include items relating to industrial campaigns, social justice and of political significance to the region.

Physical description

Hard cover (bound); 1 volume