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Temporary Teachers' Club (1955 - 1960)

Victorian Teachers' Union

From
October 1955
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
1960
Occupations
Social action organisation

Summary

The Temporary Teachers' Club was formed in October 1955 in response to pressure from the increasing numbers of qualified married women teachers who felt that marriage should not be a bar to permanent employment in the Victorian state teaching service. As a section of the Victorian Teachers' Union, it maintained pressure on that organisation to negotiate with the Victorian Government to legislate for the removal of the marriage bar. It could claim qualified success when appropriate legislation was passed in October 1956.

Sources used to compile this entry: Temporary Teachers' Club records [manuscript], 1954 - 1960, MS 11458; Victorian Teachers' Union. Temporary Teachers' Club records [manuscript]; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection.

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Archival resources

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Temporary Teachers' Club records [manuscript], 1954 - 1960, MS 11458; Victorian Teachers' Union. Temporary Teachers' Club records [manuscript]; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Rosemary Francis

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