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Author: HAMILTON, R. S. (EDITOR).
Title: Waltzing Matilda and the Sunshine Harvester Factory: The Early History of the Arbitration Court, the Australian Minimum Wage, Working Hours and Paid Leave.
Description: [Melbourne] Fair Work Australia, 2011. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, two colour illustrations, few sepia (brown-tinted) text-photos, tables, top spine lightly scuffed, minor edgewear, erratum label inside front cover. 233 pp. About establishing and developing of Australia's unique industrial relations system. It starts with the story of the Arbitration Court - the Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration - why it was established, what it did, and the influence it had on Australia's social, economic and political history. Australia's national workplace relations tribunal was first established with the passage of the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904. Since that time the institution has evolved in line with substantial legislative, social and economic changes, the most recent development being the passage of the Fair Work act 2009 and the subsequent establishment of Fair Work Australia. Written for use as an educational resource for schools and anyone interested in Australian history. ISBN: 9780646548814.
Keywords: australian history, australian government, law, workplace, education 9780646548814
Price: AUD 40.00 = appr. US$ 27.67 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 27401
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