[meeting of the Central Queensland Carriers Union, Barcoo] [10 September 1889]

[Editor: A report on a meeting of the Central Queensland Carriers’ Union in Barcoo, September 1889. This is an extract from a column of news reports, entitled “The Barcoo”, which consisted of various news items regarding the Barcoo area of Queensland. Published in The Morning Bulletin, 10 September 1889.] [Meeting of the Central Queensland Carriers […]

Labor Federation [5 May 1891]

[Editor: The constitution of the Australasian Federation of Labour, adopted by the seventh Intercolonial Trades and Labor Congress held in 1891. Published in The Advertiser, 5 May 1891.] Labor Federation. The following is the full text of the scheme of federation as adopted by the seventh Intercolonial Trades and Labor Congress recently held at Ballarat:— […]

[Freedom of contract] [16 May 1891]

[Editor: This extract from an article, “Parliament of Labour: Doings at the Ballarat Trades and Labour Congress”, shows that the unions of 1891 shared similar issues with the unions of modern times. Published in The Worker, 16 May 1891.] On the seventh (and last) day of sitting the following motions were carried nem. con.:— By […]

[Shearers, and coloured labour for the sugar industry] [10 September 1889]

[Editor: A report on the Shearers’ Union and the employment of coloured labour. This is an extract from a column of news reports, entitled “The Barcoo”, which consisted of various news items regarding the Barcoo area of Queensland. Published in The Morning Bulletin, 10 September 1889.] [Shearers, and coloured labour for the sugar industry] The […]