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AWU NSW Branch Media Contact

Telephone:  02 9897 3644

About The Australian Workers' Union, Greater NSW Branch

The AWU is Australia's oldest and most diverse trade union, originally formed in 1886 as the Amalgamated Shearers Union.

Today the AWU represents workers employed in industries including the mining, pastoral, horticultural/agricultural, civil construction, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, services, recreational, aluminium, aviation, oil and gas, steel, racing, chemicals, forestry and paper sectors.

The NSW Branch is based in Granville and has eight regional offices located in Albury, Canberra, Dubbo, Grafton, Griffith, Orange, Tamworth and Wagga Wagga.

A historical timeline of the AWU is avaliable here.


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