Collection UQFL199 - Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia Records

Identity area

Reference code



Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia Records


  • 1909-1977. (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

36 boxes, 5 rolls.

Context area

Name of creator

(1911-1948; 1962-)

Administrative history

The Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners of Australia formed in 1911. Near the end of World War Two, the AS of C & J became the Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia. The BWIU was deregistered in 1948. The Building Workers' Industrial Union was formed again in 1962.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Records, 1909-1977.
Collection alternatively titled as: Building Worker' Industrial Union of Australia Collection.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Awards, minutes, leaflets, circulars, notices, rules and regulations, conference material, statistics, transcripts, press cuttings, periodicals, literature, correspondence, transcripts of court proceedings, radio broadcasts, speeches, banners, slides, papers of Queensland Branch.
Bulk between 1943-1977.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Uploaded finding aid

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Publication note

Material from this collection has been cited in:
Hollander, R. (1997). 'Labour Management in the Queensland Housing Commission Under a Labor Government, 1945-56'. Journal of Industrial Relations, 39(4), 518-532.

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used



Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




Accession area