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 agendas relate to collected minutes of the BTLC/Eight Hour Anniversary Committee. The documents are a core historical source of information from the inception of BTLC/Eight Hour Anniversary Committee, representing the history of unionism in the Ballarat region. The agendas and minutes include items relating to industrial campaigns, social justice and are of political significance to the region.

Physical description

Bound, paper. 2 volumes.