Territory Stories

Allied Works Council

Details:

Title

Allied Works Council

Collection

WWII Military Units; HistoryNT; Second World War, 1939-1945

Date

2021

Location

Adelaide River; Alice Springs

Nation of service

Australia

Service

Civil

Service branch

Engineers

Unit

Allied Works Council

Date arrived in NT

1942-02-01

Date left the NT

1945

History

In February 1942 the Allied Works Council was created to take responsibility for carrying out all works required for war purposes by the Allied Forces in Australia. In the Northern Territory, branches of the Council were established at Adelaide River and Alice Springs.

Notes

Photo of Allied Works Council flat and office, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, (ca. 1946) from Trove, Public Domain.; Metadata: Attribution International 4.0 (CC-BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Language

English

Subject

World War II, 1939-1945; Civilian service; Buildings; Maintenance; Roads; Allied Works Council

File type

image/jpeg

Use

No known copyright

Copyright owner

Trove

License

https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/pubic-domain/pdm

Related links

http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-156195169 [Trove : PIC/14192/1-650 LOC Album 1151-Central Australia photograph album]; https://www.naa.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-05/fs-39-Civilian-service-in-World-War-II.pdf [Civilian service in World War II]; https://www.awm.gov.au/articles/encyclopedia/war_artists/ww2 [Official Australian War Artists: Allied Works Council fact sheet]; http://trove.nla.gov.au/list?id=33003 [Allied Works Council]; https://www.awm.gov.au/visit/exhibitions/underattack/mobilise/civil [Australian War Memorial : Australia under attack: Civil Constructional Corps]; https://www.pmc.gov.au/government/its-honour/civilian-service-medal [Civilian Service Medal]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/843035

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/843035

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/843057


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