The ANU Archives collect records of federally registered trade unions and their predecessors, and of peak councils such as the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU).
Please note that Archives staff will need to request permission from the successor union before giving access
N114/190: Indonesian blockade (1945 - 1949). Includes correspondence, press releases and minutes from or relating to the Prime Minister, the Minister for Shipping and Fuel, the Singapore Federation of Trade Unions, the Central Committee of Indonesian Independence, various trades halls and labor councils, the Netherlands Information Bureau, the Medical Aid for Indonesia appeal, and others.
Z248/93: Federal Council minutes (1947)
E211/4: Indonesia, Part 2: Black ban on Dutch-Indonesian trade with Australia in support of Indonesian independence (1949 - 1951). J Healy’s correspondence
E211/154-155: Black bans on Dutch-Indonesian trade with Australia in support of the Indonesian Independence Movement (1945 - 1948). Correspondence
Z248/58: Australia’s shipping problems - manuscript (incomplete) prepared by Rupert Lockwood (circa 1950s)
Z248/65: Subject file - Indonesia’s independence struggle (1945)
Z248/77: Leaflets and handbills, Sydney (1940s)
Z248/80: Photographs - 20th anniversary of Indonesian independence (1965)
E177/1-25: Membership books, correspondence, newspaper clippings (1945 - 1949). Also 'Indian, Indonesian and Australian activitists planning boycott' from Tribune (12 Oct 1945) and a May Day banner (1946)