Organ of the Australian Workers' Union.
RANGE: Oct. 1, 1892-Oct. 29, 1913.
FREQUENCY: Daily, July 1894; Biweekly, Nov. 1896-Jan. 1897; Weekly, JAN. 1907-1913
From 1892-1893, half of the paper was published in Brisbane, half in Wagga. From July 1893, published in Sydney. From July 2, 1894 for three weeks during the elections, known as the Daily Worker. Has occasional supplements or special issues, e.g. Our Annual, Xmas Number of The Worker (1908); The Worker New Year Supplement (1 Jan. 1909) 'An Australian paper for Australian homes' -- Masthead, Vol. 21, no. 12 (Mar.21, 1912)-v. 22, no. 44 (30 Oct. 1913) .
Publisher varies. - : H. Lamond for and on behalf of the Australian Workers' Union in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia
Published on Thursdays. From 14 Oct. 1908 a smaller Wednesday ed. called the A.W.U ed. was published. The Thursday ed. had no prominent edition statement but in the 22 Oct. 1908 issue the subscription information made it clear there were 2 eds., the "ordinary ed." (Thursday) and the "A.W.U. ed." (Wednesday), with separate subscription rates, etc. From 14 Oct. 1908-26 May 1909, the pagination of the Wednesday AWU ed. (p. 1-8) was continued by the next day (Thursday's) ordinary edition (p. 9-32). From 3 June 1909 the ordinary Thursday ed. reverted to having its own pagination (p. 1-32)
Incorporates and continues Hummer and Westralian Worker
Continued by The Australian Worker