The Unionist : W. G. Spence single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1940-1954... 1940-1954 The Unionist : W. G. Spence
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W. G. Spence was instrumental in the formation of the Amalgamated Miners' Association and the Amalgamated Shearers' Union. Both unions agitated for better working conditions and enjoyed some success, although long-term success was limited as a result of rising unemployment, the formation of the Pastoralists' Union by the employers, and the enactment of the Trade Union Act of 1886.

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    y National Portraits Vance Palmer , Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 1940 Z1375812 1940 selected work biography Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 1954 pg. 121-132
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