Historical information

1a. Jobless muddle: Ballarat leaders say local survey closer to mark than Govt's 'drastic underestimate' 1b. Local community leaders reject Govt's unemployment figures Paper: The Courier Date: 15 November 1991 2. Ballarat must change industry base: Shearer - Reliance on wool and wheat now redundant Paper: n.a. Date: 14 November 1991 3.Lay-offs plan sparks strike [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 13 November 1991 4a. Ballarat makes pleas to Hawke: Help us beat jobless problem 4b. Help us create jobs plea to Canberra Paper: The Courier Date: 8 November 1991 5. Ballarat to plead for its life Paper: The Courier Date: 8 November 1991 6. Disunity blasted: Council bickering 'sabotaging local economy' [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 9 May 1992 7. Hand cuts migrant intake: Ballarat Trades Hall welcomes cut Paper: n.a. Date: 13 May 1992 8. School leavers 'missing out' Paper: The Courier Date: 18 May 1992 9. 10,000 in rally over government assets sale Paper: n.a. Date: 8 July 1992 10. Unions seek views on amalgamation [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 30 May 1992 11. Jobs plan hailed: Local leaders say it'll help young jobless [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier? Date: 26 June 1992 12. Youth wage gets mixed reaction [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 7 July 1992 13. Plans to axe tariffs are 'frightening': Shearer [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier? Date: 11 July 1992 14. Asbestos scare at primary school [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 11 July 1992 15. Ballarat protest: 5000 rally against the Kennett Govt Paper: n.d. Date: 11 November 1992 16. The Ballarat strike (pictures) Paper: The Courier Date: 11 November 1992 17. Train services under threat, warns union [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: n.d. 18. Shearer slams new WorkCare Paper: n.a. Date: 5 November 1992 19. Ballarat unions back strike against Govt Paper: The Courier Date: 7 November 1992 20. Youth late night lolly selling may be both risky and illegal [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 5 December 1990 21a. 500 Ballarat jobs 'at risk' 21b. Tariff cuts will hit Ballarat jobs Paper: The Courier Date: 5 December 1990 22. Govt blueprint to hit local industries [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: n.d. 23. AHA wage move rejected: Pay rise offer in place of penalty rates [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 9 July 1991 24. City shops leave Sunday to big stores [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 18 July 1991 25. Union dispute threat to Base [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 23 July 1991 26. Metalworkers agree on wages: Unions call on IRC to accept agreement Paper: The Courier Date: 19 July 1991 27. Ballarat bakery fears price war Paper: n.a. Date: 28 June 1991 28. Ballarat CES in Newstart bans Paper: n.a. Date: 29 June 1991 29. No Sunday trading: rally seeks support Paper: The Courier Date: 29 June 1991 30. The re-emerging Trades Hall belong to all workers [Ballarat] Paper: The News Date: 15 September 1988 31. Work safety better: TLC [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 15 September 1998 32. Black ban on bank [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 28 February 1989 33. BTLC slams Stockdale Workcare 'rort' claims Paper: n.a. Date: 11 May 1989 34. BTLC backs luxury surcharge plan [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 24 June 1989 35. Strike ends at John Valves [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 21 June 1989 36. Unions need a better image: 'Future is linked to intensive education process' [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: n.d. 37. Ballarat protest against Govt: Teachers vow to fight Govt Paper: The Courier Date: 3 December 1992 38. Cleaners vote not to take industrial action [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 3 December 1992 39. Nurses stop work [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 3 December 1992 40. Amcast to close: Up to 140 will be made redundant [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 5 December 1992 41. Ronaldson hits out at union's 'fear campaign' [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 5 December 1992 42. Reprieve for Amcast workers [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: n.d. 43. Workers take levy protest to Traynor [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 10 December 1992 44. Unions claim 2000 jobs lost in 12 months [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 6 October 1993 45. Unions plan on strong show [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 28 November 1992 46. Union rally to blast WorkCover [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 17 July ? 47. 1800 unionists in action day [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 1 December 1992 48. Protest at Lakeside stops work [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 1 December 1992 49. Ballarat urged to fight Amcast closure Paper: n.a. Date: 7 December 1992 50. Big crowd expected at deficit tax rally [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 12 December 1992 51. Trade unions: Recruit drive in Ballarat Paper: The Courier Date: 14 September 1995 52. Church and union unite for protest [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 14 September 1995 53. Ballarat strike tomorrow Paper: n.a. Date: 15 December 1992 54. Govt accuses striking unions of 'thuggery' Paper: n.a. Date: 15 December 1992 55. Hundreds support rally [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 14 December 1992 56. Disagreement on new Fightback package Paper: n.a. Date: 19 December 1992 57. Unions boycott public rally [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 19 December 1992 58. Group aims to fight deficit levy [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 21 December 1992 59.42 jobs go at workshops, more cut backs feared Paper: The Courier Date: 24 December 1992 60. ALP against levy: Devereaux Paper: The Courier Date: 3 February 1993 61. Rail workers fight for jobs [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 6 January 1993 62. Trams and buses to be disrupted [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 6 January 1993 63. Brown snubs rail talks [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 6 February 1993 64. Deficit levy is causing hardship: Trades Hall [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 5 February 1993 65. Ballarat unions to rally on March 1 Paper: n.a. Date: 5 February 1993 66. Angry rail workers plan to see Brown [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 8 January 1991 67. Sharing the secrets of the camera Paper: The Courier Date: 6 February 1993 68. Councils must unite: Shearer [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 9 February 1993 69. Shearer hits Lib health policies Paper: n.a. Date: 11 February 1993 70. Worker injury costs 'shifted' to taxpayers [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: ? June 1993 71. Shearer warns on contracts Paper: n.a. Date: 5 February 1993 72. Ballarat hurting, says union chief Paper: n.a. Date: 22 February 1992 73. Workers will back protest, says Shearer [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 22 February 1992 74. Shearer gives Govt a blast on 'sacrifice' Paper: The Courier Date: 17 February 1993 75. Shearer supports strike [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 1 March 1993 (?) 76. Workers may be 'scared off" rally [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 1 March 1993 77. Workers at risk: Shearer Paper: n.a. Date: 25 February 1993 78a. 3000 marchers in protest against Kennett policies 78b. Marchers in street protest [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 2 March 1993 79. 'Jobs threat from Libs tariff plan' [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 2 March 1993 80. Students, staff rally in protest at govt cuts Paper: The Courier Date: 6 October 1993 81. Hurt workers live on $50 a week: union [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: ? July 1994 82. Workers in protest at injury benefits [Ballarat] Paper: The Courier Date: 24 July 1994 83. Contracts need an 'even hand' [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: ? July 1993 84. 2000 rally against public service cuts [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 6 May 1993 85. Telstra cuts threatening 100 Ballarat jobs: union Paper: n.a. Date: ? ? 1996 86. Workers to fare worse under Libs - Hubbard [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: ? ? 1996 87. Ballarat workers to protest against industrial changes Paper: The Courier Date: n.d. 88. Meet Telstra, unions urge development body [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: ? July 1996 89. Threat seen to part-time job security [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: 6 July 1996 90. Trades Hall gears up for big battle [Ballarat] Paper: n.a. Date: ? July 1996 91a. Workers in city protest 91b. Workers in city protest Paper: n.a. Date: 31 August 1996 92. Unionists urged to fight hard for rights Paper: n.a. Date: 31 August 1996 93. Unpaid work trials a trap: Shearer Paper: The Courier Date: 9 November 1996 94. CES union action 'minor' Paper: The Courier Date: 9 November 1996 95. Sawmill row looks likely to escalate Paper: The Courier Date: 9 November 1996

Significance

Significant collection of press articles that include comment from Unions Ballarat Secretary, Graeme Shearer, around the period when Jeff Kennett (Liberal Party Victoria) was premier of Victoria. Focus upon a variety of social and industrial issues impacting the Ballarat region.

Physical description

Scrapbook - news clippings.