Series VPRS 11968
Index to Case Files
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Date Range: Series 1974 - 1992
  Series in Custody 1974 - 1992
  Contents 1974 - 1992
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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1974 - 1981 Conciliation and Arbitration Boards (formerly known as Wages Boards 1896-1981) VA 1010
1981 - 1992 Industrial Relations Commission VA 1009
Agency currently responsible for this SeriesAgency currently responsible for this Series
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1997 - cont Australian Industrial Relations Commission VA 4048
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    Researchers will need to know the name of the particular Conciliation and Arbitration Board or Wages Board that heard a particular case.

    If the relevant Conciliation and Arbitration Board or Wages Board is known researchers should scan the consignment details to locate the relevant unit number in which they are interested.

  • Function / Content
    This series was created to provide an index to cases heard by each Wages Board and Conciliation and Arbitration Board between 1974 and 1992.

    Information on the cards includes the name of the Board, date the case was heard, relevant section of the Act, award number, date that award came into operation, remarks (which can include the result of the case) and the case number.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the particular Wages Board or Conciliation or Arbitration Board.

    This series provided access to VPRS 9599 Case Files up until 1992 at which time the Conciliation and Arbitration Boards were abolished. For cases after 1992 researchers will need to consult VPRS 11958 Case Files Register known as Case Tracking Labels to access VPRS 9599.

    This series also provided access to VPRS 5468, Case Files, Annual Single Number, from 1974 to 1983 and VPRS 9600 Board Hearing Files (Award Variations Portion only Transferred) for 1983 only.

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Controlled SeriesControlled Series
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1974 - 1983 Case Files, Single Number System VPRS 5468
1983 - 1983 Board Hearings Files (Award Variations Portion Only Transferred) VPRS 9600
1984 - 1992 Case Files, Annual Single Number System VPRS 9599
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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1974 - 1992 Open 4
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