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Records about the anti-apartheid movement

ABC Staff Union, Federal Office

N120/94: ABC staff arrests and legal implication: Correspondence, memoranda and related material (miscellaneous subjects including anti-apartheid protests)

Amalgamated Metal Workers' and Shipwrights' Union, New South Wales Branch deposit

E262/110: Anti-apartheid newsletter (Jan 1971)

Amalgamated Metal Workers' Union, South Australian State Council deposit

N131/337: Trade Union movements - other unions - international movements - South Africa (1964)

N131/412: Campaigns and issues - South Africa (1970 - 1974)

Australian Council of Trade Unions

N58/443-444, N58/737: Press cuttings, 1973 - 1978

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N147/282: Apartheid, South Africa (1977)

N147/751: Correspondence, including union assistance re South Africa and Papua New Guinea

Australian Railways Union

N5/926: South Africa apartheid policy (1958 - 1967)

Builders' Labourers' Federation Federal Office deposit

N130/1304: South Africa (1985 - 1986)

Building Workers Industrial Union Queensland

Z392/Box 56: Apartheid (1985 - 1993)

Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union

N284/2: Cyril Ramaphosa. Salute to the mineworkers of South Africa (1993)

Federated Australian University Staff Association

E194/1/10: South Africa Committee (1961 - 1962)

Federated Engine Drivers' and Firemen's Association New South Wales

N129/70: Apartheid (1980 - 1985)

N129/71: Apartheid and South Africa (1985 - 1986)

N129/1101: Free Palestine journal (Israel and South Africa) (1986)

N129/1710: Pan-Africanist Confress of Azania (South Africa) (1984 - 1985)

N129/1925: South African Support Groups including SASCA - newsletter of the South Africa Support Group (1984 - 1985)

N129/2000: Sydney People Opposed to Racist Tours (S.P.O.R.T) - a sub-committee of Australian Anti Apartheid

National Tertiary Education Union

Z776/Box 42: International matters - NTEU/NEHAWA (South Africa) - Training Programme (Dec 1995 - Sep 1996)

NSW Teachers' Federation

N111/1314: General Secretary's correspondence files (1929 - 1979) - memos to/from officers (general) (1972)

Seamen's Union of Australia

Z91/Box 96: Anti-apartheid (1977); Anti-apartheid conference (1978)

Z91/Box 158: Apartheid (1963)

Z91/Box 178: International Committee against Apartheid, Stockholm

Sheet Metal Working Agricultural Implement and Stovemaking Industrial Union of Australia

E206/5: Black African organisations and organisations concerned with Black African affairs - correspondence, circulars and leaflets to/from T W Wright (1962 - 1971)

Waterside Workers' Federation

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N114/480-481: Two volumes of press clippings, leaflets, memoranda etc relating to South Africa (1963 - 1971). Sections are headed:

  • Support other than unions in Australia
  • Any action taken by branches of WWF or other unions, resolutions of protests etc
  • Propaganda material re situation in South Africa
  • Newspaper cuttings, press statements

Also includes information relating to how and why the WWF took part in boycotts/bans related to apartheid South Africa

N114/931: Correspondence (international) - South Africa, volume 1 (1970 - 1975). Contains correspondence between John Gorton and C H Fitzgibbon, other correspondence, publications, reports and circulars, including relating to sport. Also includes one earlier item: Report of the Secretariat presented to the fifth annual national conference of the South African Congress of Trade Unions (Oct 1960, Johannesburg)