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Savings bank book. Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners, Ballarat Branch.

From the Collection of Unions Ballarat 24 Camp Street Ballarat Victoria

Description
Bank book. Paper.
Object Registration
0046B
Keywords
bank book, finances, australian district of amalgamated carpenters and joiners, btlc, ballarat trades and labour council, ballarat trades hall, awu, amalgamated workers union, bwiu, building workers' industrial union, fimee, federation of industrial, manufacturing and engineering employees
Historical information
The membership began affiliation with its British parent union from the 1850s. It officially registered as Australian District of Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners in 1911. In 1945 it changed its name to Building Workers' Industrial Union (BWIU). The BWIU was deregistered in 1948 and re-formed in 1952. After subsequent amalgamations, the Australian Workers Union (AWU) now has coverage of these members.
When Made
16 November 1901-14 March 1905
Significance
The bank book is a financial record of the union's Ballarat Branch.
Last updated
14 Jun 2016 at 2:00PM