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Ted Heagney interviewed by Richard Raxworthy in the Labor Council of New South Wales oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1448884
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Heagney, Matthew Edward, 1920- interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission from the Labor Council of New South Wales required for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1985 Dec. 16 
10 sound tape reels (ca. 303 min.) : 3 3/4 ips, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Labor Council of New South Wales oral history project.

Summary

Heagney, former Arbitration Commissioner, speaks about his early life in Creswick, Victoria; the Depression; working for Victorian Railways; joining the Australian Railways Union; 1950 guards strike; joining the Labor Party; work as Union Industrial Officer; the industrial group and its effect on the ARU; The Split; his ARU achievements; moving to Sydney; Federated Ironworkers Association; FIA disputes; his FIA achievements; appointment to the Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission; appointment as National Director of the Trade Union Training Authority; his achievements at TUTA; the trade union movement; the arbitration system; relationship of unions with Labor governments.

Notes

Part of a collection of interviews with former and present trade union leaders, produced as a joint project by the Labor Council of New South Wales and the National Library of Australia.

Recorded on 16 December 1985.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary an transcript (typescript, 134 leaves) available. 
Subjects Heagney, Matthew Edward, 1920- -- Interviews.  |  Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission.  |  Australian Railways Union. Victorian Branch.  |  Australian Trade Union Training Authority.  |  Federated Ironworkers' Association of Australia.  |  Arbitrators, Industrial -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Raxworthy, Richard, 1932-2003, interviewer  |  Labor Council of New South Wales  |  National Library of Australia

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