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Statistics Regulations 1913 (Provisional)

Authoritative Version
SR 1913 No. 289 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Administered by: Treasury
Gazetted 25 Oct 1913
Date of repeal 29 Jan 1914
Repealed by Statistics Regulations 1913

STATUTORY RULES.

1913. No. 289.

PROVISIONAL REGULATIONS UNDER THE CENSUS AND STATISTICS ACT 1905.

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby certify that, on account of urgency, the following Regulations under the Census and Statistics Act 1905 should come into immediate operation, and make the Regulations to come into operation forthwith as Provisional Regulations.

Dated this 15th day of October, One thousand nine hundred and thirteen.

DENMAN,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

W. H. KELLY,

for Minister of State for Home Affairs.

STATISTICS REGULATIONS

Part 1.—Preliminary.

Short title

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Statistics Regulations 1913.

Parts.

2.  These Regulations are divided into Parts as follows:—

Part 1.—Preliminary.

Part 2.—Agents and Correspondents.

Part 3.—Trade Unions.

Part 4.—Changes in Rates of Wages, and Industrial Disputes.

Division 1.—Employers.

Division 2.—Employers’ Associations.

Part 5.—Shopkeepers.

Part 6.—Gas Suppliers.

Part 7.—House Agents.

Part 8.—Miscellaneous.

Definition.

3.  In these Regulations “the Act” means the Census and Statistics Act 1905.

Forms.

4.  Where in these Regulations a form is referred to the reference is to a form in the Schedule to these Regulations.

 

 

 

 

C.13742.—Price 8d.


 

Part 2.—Agents and Correspondents.

Minister may appoint Agents and Correspondents.

5.—(1)   The Minister may appoint suitable persons to act as Agents and Correspondents to the Labour and Industrial Branch of the Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics in such places as he thinks fit.

(2)   Each Agent and Correspondent shall be appointed to act as such during the pleasure of the Minister, and shall be paid for his services in accordance with rates approved by the Minister.

(3)   Such Agents and Correspondents may be appointed to act either generally in connexion with the collection of Labour and Industrial Statistics, or may be appointed for any specified trade or trades.

(4)   This Regulation shall not invalidate the appointment of any persons as Agents or Correspondents in pursuance of any Regulations repealed by these Regulations and any Agents or Correspondents so appointed shall continue in office as if appointed under these Regulations.

Duties of Agent and Correspondent.

6.  Each Agent and Correspondent shall carry out such duties in connexion with the work of the Labour and Industrial Branch of the Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics as are assigned to him by the Commonwealth Statistician.

Declaration to be taken.

7.  Each Agent and Correspondent shall, before his appointment or before he commences duty, make a declaration before a Justice of the Peace, or Commissioner for Affidavits, in accordance with Form A.

Offences by Agents or Correspondents.

8.  An Agent or Correspondent under these Regulations who, having taken the prescribed declaration—

(a) deserts from his duty, or

(b) refuses or wilfully neglects without just excuse to perform his duty, or

(c) wilfully alters any form, or signs any untrue document or form in connexion with his duty, or

(d) divulges, except in accordance with his duty, any information obtained or furnished by him as such Agent or Correspondent,

shall be guilty of an offence.

Penalty: Twenty Pounds.

Refusing to supply information to Agent or Correspondent.

9.  Every person who, without reasonable excuse (proof whereof shall lie upon him) refuses or fails to answer to the best of his knowledge and belief, any question asked him by an Agent or Correspondent appointed under these Regulations, shall be guilty of an offence, if the information asked for is necessary to enable the Agent or Correspondent to obtain any information he is authorized, by writing, under the hand of the Commonwealth Statistician, to obtain, and the Agent or Correspondent has produced to the person his authority to obtain the information.

Penalty: Ten Pounds.

Part 3.—Trade Unions.

information to be supplied by Trade Unions.

10.—(1) The Secretary or Acting Secretary or other officer of every Trade Union shall, within fourteen days after being required in writing by the Statistician, or by an Agent and Correspondent duly appointed in accordance with these Regulations, so to do, furnish to the Statistician the particulars set out in Forms B, C, D, E, F, G, and H.


 

(2) In order to comply with this Regulation, the Secretary, Acting Secretary, or other officer, as the case may be, of every Trade Union, shall fill in the required particulars in the prescribed form, and shall sign the form and transmit it, either by post or otherwise, to the Statistician, or to such Agent and Correspondent as aforesaid.

(3) In this Regulation “Trade Union” includes—

(a) Every Trade Union, whether registered or unregistered;

(b) Every branch of a Trade Union;

(c) Every Association of the nature of a Trade Union or having objects similar to those of a Trade Union; and

(d) Every branch of an Association coming within paragraph (c).

Part 4.—Changes in Rates of Wages, and Industrial Disputes.

Division 1.—Employers.

Information to be supplied by employers.

11.—(1)    Every employer shall, within fourteen days after being required in writing by the Statistician, or by an agent or correspondent duly appointed in accordance with these Regulations, so to do, furnish to the Statistician the particulars set out in Forms I and J.

(2)   In order to comply with this Regulation, an employer shall fill in the particulars in the prescribed form, and shall sign the form and transmit it, either by post or otherwise, to the Statistician, or to such agent and correspondent as aforesaid.

(3)   In this Regulations “Employer” includes—

(a) Any employer in any industry;

(b) The manager, overseer, or person for the time being acting for and on behalf of any employer.

(4)   In this Regulation “Industry” includes—

(a) Any business, trade, manufacture, undertaking, or calling of employers, on land or water;

(b) Any calling, service, employment, handicraft, or industrial occupation or avocation of employés, on land or water, and

(c) A branch of an industry and a group of industries.

Division 2.—Employers’ Associations.

Information to be supplied by Employers’ Associations.

12.—(1)    The Secretary, or Acting Secretary, or other Officer of every Employers’ Association, shall, within fourteen days after being required in writing by the Statistician or by an Agent and Correspondent, duly appointed in accordance with these Regulations, so to do, furnish to the Statistician the particulars set out in Forms K and L.

(2)   In order to comply with this Regulation, the Secretary, Acting Secretary or other Officer, as the case may be, of every Employers’ Association shall fill in the particulars in the prescribed forms, and shall sign the form and transmit it, either by post or otherwise, to the Statistician or to such Agent and Correspondent as aforesaid.


 

(3)   In this Regulation—

“Employers’ Association” means an association or body (whether registered or unregistered) composed of or representative of employers, or for furthering or protecting the interests of employers, and includes—

(a) a branch of an employers’ association;

(b) every association of the nature of an employers’ association or having objects similar to those of an employers’ association; and

(c) every branch of an association coming within paragraph (b). “Employer” means an employer in an industry.

Part 5.—Shopkeepers.

Information to be supplied by shopkeepers.

13.—(1)    The owner of any shop or premises at which any of the articles specified in Forms M, N, O, and P are sold by retail shall, within such time or times as he may be required by the Statistician so to do, furnish each month to the Statistician the particulars set out in the prescribed form of return which relates to the articles sold by him.

(2)   In order to comply with this Regulation, the owner of the shop shall fill in each month the required particulars in the prescribed form, in accordance with the instructions contained in or accompanying the prescribed form, so far as those particulars include articles of the kind sold in the shop, and shall sign the form and transmit it, either by post or otherwise, to the Statistician.

(3)   In this Regulation—

“owner” includes the manager or person for the time being in charge of a shop; and

“shop” includes any store, van, vessel, or place in or from which articles of any kind specified in the prescribed form are sold.

Part 6.—Gas Suppliers.

Information to be supplied by gas suppliers.

14.—(1)    The owner of any works at which gas is produced and supplied to the public for illuminating, heating, cooking, or motive purposes, shall, as soon as practicable after being required by the Statistician so to do, furnish to the Statistician the particulars set out in Form Q.

(2)   In order to comply with this Regulation the owner of the works shall fill in the required particulars in the prescribed form, and shall sign the form and send it to the Statistician.

(3)   In this Regulation “owner” includes—

(a) Any municipal corporation or trading company.

(b) The clerk of any municipal corporation, and the secretary of any trading company; and

(c) The manager, superintendent, or person having the direction or management of any gas works.

Part 7.—House Agents.

Information to be supplied by house agents.

15.—(1)    Every person carrying on business as house or estate agent shall furnish within such time or times after the 14th day of February, the 15th day of May, the 15th day of August, and the 15th day of November, respectively in each year, as he may be required by the Statistician so to do, the particulars set forth in Form R.


 

(2)   Every person carrying on such business shall fill in the prescribed form in accordance with the instructions contained in or accompanying the form, and shall sign the form and transmit it, either by post or otherwise, to the Statistician.

(3)   For the purposes of this Regulation a person in charge of a business of house or estate agent as manager, clerk, or agent for the owner of the business, shall be deemed to be a person carrying on business as house or estate agent.

Part 8.—Miscellaneous.

Service of notices.

16.—(1)    When any prescribed person is required by the Statistician to fill up and supply, in accordance with the instructions contained in or accompanying a prescribed form, the particulars specified in that form, the Statistician shall cause to be served on that person a notice of such requirement.

(2)   The notice shall be in writing, and, in the case of a person, may be served personally or by being left at his usual or last known place of abode or business in the Commonwealth or by being sent by post addressed to him at such usual or last known place of abode or business, and in the case of a Company may be served personally on, or sent by post addressed to, the Manager or Secretary of the Company at any office or place in the Commonwealth at which the Company carries on business.

(3)   Where a notice is sent by post, the time at which the notice so posted would be delivered in the ordinary course of post shall be considered as the time of service thereof.

Utilization of information for State purposes.

17. Any State officer executing any power or duty under the Act may, in the absence of any provision to the contrary in any arrangement entered into under section 6 of that Act applicable to the case, utilize any statistical information obtained by him in the exercise of that power or duty for the purposes of State Statistics; provided that no information shall be made public or supplied to persons other than officers in the Statistical Office of the State, whereby the particulars of the business or financial position of any individual, or any firm or corporation, or of any aggregate of persons regarded for the purposes of statistics as an individual, may be disclosed.

Additional matters on which information may be given.

18. In addition to the matters specified in paragraphs (a) to (k) in section 16 of the Act, the Statistician shall, subject to that section, collect annually statistics in relation to the following matters:—

1. Local Government.

2. Water Supply.

3. Taxation of Land and Income.

4. Organizations of Employers and of Employés.

5. Naval and Military and Police.

6. Public Health and Quarantine.

7. Education.

8. Fishing Industry.

9. Sericultural and Pomological Industries.

10. Prices, Rents, and Cost of Living.

11. Wages and Earnings.

12. Industrial Disputes.


 

Repeal.

19. The following Regulation previously made under the Act, in relation to the collection of statistics, and in force at the commencement of these Regulations, are hereby repealed, save as to any right, privilege, obligation, or liability acquired, accrued, or incurred thereunder:—

Statutory Rules No. 95 of 1908.

Statutory Rules No. 121 of 1909.

Statutory Rules No. 116 of 1912.

Statutory Rules No. 184 of 1912.

Statutory Rules No. 216 of 1912.

Statutory Rules No. 227 of 1912.

Statutory Rules No. 8 of 1913.

Statutory Rules No. 32 of 1913.

Statutory Rules No. 33 of 1913.

Statutory Rules No.157 of 1913.


 

THE SCHEDULE.

Form A.

Census and Statistics Act 1905

Declaration by Agent or Correspondent.

I,                       of                                do solemnly and sincerely promise and declare that I will faithfully and to the best of my ability execute the duties assigned by the Commonwealth Statistician to me as Agent or Correspondent to the Labour and Industrial Branch of the Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics; and that I will not desert from my duty, or refuse or wilfully neglect, without just cause, to perform my duty as such Agent or Correspondent, or wilfully alter any document, or sign any untrue document or form in connexion with my duty; and that I will not divulge any information obtained by me in the capacity of such Agent or Correspondent, otherwise than to an authorized officer of the said Bureau, or as prescribed by Regulations under the Census and Statistics Act 1905.

(Signature of Agent or Correspondent.)

Declared at                                                  this

day of                                                            19

Before me—

(Signature of Justice of Peace, or Commissioner for Affidavits.)


 

Form B.

Office No.

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics (Labour and Industrial Branch) Melbourne.

Trade Union Statistics.

Town                                                                                                                                State

Individual Returns will be treated as Strictly Confidential.

1. Full title of Trade Union, Association, or Branch thereof......................................................

 

2 Date of formation..........................................................................................................................

 

3 Is your Union or Association—

(a) A Union or Association having Branches in your State only, or

(b) A federated or amalgamated Union or Association having Branches in two or more States, or

(c) A separate and independent Organization

 

4 (i) If your Union or Association is a Branch of a Union or Association having Branches in your State only [see Question 3 (a)], please give particulars specifying name and locality of Head Office.

(ii.) If your Union or Association is the Head Office of a Union or Association having Branches in your State only [see Question 3 (a)], please give particulars specifying the number of Branches and the name and locality of each Branch.

 

5. (i.) If your Union or Association is a Branch of a federated or amalgamated Union or Association having Branches in two or more States [see Question 3 (b)], please give particulars of such Federation, specifying the name and locality of the Head Office in your State and of the Central Executive Office.

 

(ii.) If your Union or Association is the Head Office of a federated or amalgamated Union or Association having Branches in two or more States [see Question 3 (b)], please give particulars specifying the number of Branches and the name and locality of each Branch.

 


 

Form B—continued.

6. If your Union or Association is a separate and independent Organization [see Question 3 (c)], please state whether it is allied for mutual benefit or other purposes with any other kindred trades.

 

7. Please state whether the Rules of your Union or Association have been printed

If so, the Bureau would be glad to receive a copy containing the latest amendments (if any).

 

8. Please state whether any Reports or Balance-sheets of your Union or Association have been printed

If so, the Bureau would toe glad to have copies of the latest issues.

 

9. Please supply particulars in the following table as to membership of your Union, Association, or Branch at the latest date available:—

Number of Members* on the                                                      191                        

Males.

Females (if any).

Total.

 

 

 

*Secretaries of Head Offices of Unions are requested to specify the total number of members in the States; Secretaries of Head Offices of federated or amalgamated Unions to specify total membership in the Commonwealth; Secretaries of Branch Unions should specify membership of Branch only.

Please specify latest date available.

10. If your Union or Association is the Head Office of a Union or Association having Branches in other parts of the State or the Commonwealth, will you please state whether periodic returns as to membership, employment, &c., can be obtained for each Branch of your Union or Association through your Head Office, or whether separate forms should be collected by this Bureau direct from the Secretary of each Branch.

 

Remarks.

(Please state here any special remarks you may desire to make in regard to any of the above queries.)

 

 

 

 

 

Signature of Secretary

Address of Secretary

Date                                                                                                              191


 

Form C.

T.U. 18.                                                                                                                                                            Office No.—

State—                                                                                                                                                            Class No.—

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics,

Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

TRADE UNION STATISTICS.

(Information required under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.)

Employment and Membership, Report for Quarter ended the

Branch Return.

This Return must be despatched not later than the

Notice.—Individual Returns are regarded as strictly confidential, and will not be published separately or disclosed under any circumstances. Each question should be answered carefully, in order that further correspondence may be rendered unnecessary. Where the proper answer is “None,” that word or the figure “0” should be written in, so that the Bureau may know that the question has been attended to and answered by you. The information given must refer to your Branch only.

Full Name of Branch—

District or Locality covered by same—

Question.

Reply.

 

Males.

Females.

1. What was the Total Number of Members of your Branch on

 

 

2. (a) State, so far as you know, the Total Number of Members of your Branch who were unemployed for more than three days during the week ending the         , excluding those out of work through strike or lock-out..’

(If exact numbers not available, approximate or estimated figures will be of value.)

 

 

(b) If available, specify separately the number of such members who were unemployed—

(i.) On account of lack of work.......................................................................................

(ii.) On account of sickness or accident.........................................................................

(iii.) On account of other reasons....................................................................................

(Excluding those out of work through strike or lock-out.)

 

 

3. In your opinion, was employment in your district and in your trade during the week ended the    Good, Moderate, or Bad               

 

4. Please state “Yes” or “No” whether any changes in rates of wages or hours of labour occurred in your district and in your trade during................................................................................................................

5. Please state “Yes” or “No” whether any trade dispute (causing stoppage of work) occurred or was in progress in your district and in your trade during.....................................................................................

Were there any special circumstances affecting employment in your district and in your trade during the three months referred to? If so, give particulars—

Signature of Secretary or other Union Official supplying the above information—

Address—

Date—

Remarks with reference to any question or matter, such as Short Time or Overtime, may be written on the back of this sheet.)


 

Form D.

T.U. 19.

Office No.—

State—

Class No.—

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics,

Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

TRADE UNION STATISTICS.

(Information required under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.)

Employment and Membership, Report for Quarter ended the

Head Office Return (exclusive of Country Branches).

This Return must be despatched not later than the

Notice.—Individual Returns are regarded as strictly confidential, and will not be published separately or disclosed under any circumstances. Each question should be answered carefully, in order that further correspondence may be rendered unnecessary. Where the proper answer is “None,” that word or the figure “0” should be written in, so that the Bureau may know that the question has been attended to and answered by you. The information given must refer to your Local Organization only; separate Returns are being collected direct from your Branch Secretaries.

Full Name of Trade Union—

District or Locality covered by same—

Question.

Reply.

1. What was the Number of Members of your Local Organization on................................

Males.

Females.

2. (a) State, so far as you know, the Total Number of Members of your Local Organization who were unemployed for more than three days during the week ending the  excluding those out of work through strike or lock-out

(If exact numbers not available, approximate or estimated figures will be of value.)

 

 

(b) If available, specify separately the number of such members who were unemployed—

 

 

(i.) On account of lack of work...........................................................................................

(ii.) On account of sickness or accident.............................................................................

(iii.) On account of other reasons........................................................................................

(Excluding those out of work through strike or lock-out.)

3. In your opinion, was employment in your district and in your trade during the week ended the    Good, Moderate, or Bad                   

 

4. Please state “Yes” or “No” whether any changes in rates of wages or hours of labour occurred in your district and in your trade during.........................................................................................................

5. Please state “Yes” or “No” whether any trade dispute (causing stoppage of work) occurred or was in progress in your district and in your trade during.........................................................................................

Were there any special circumstances affecting employment in your district and in your trade during the three months referred to? If so, give particulars—

Signature of Secretary or other Union Official supplying the above information—

Address—

Date—

(Remarks with reference to any question or matter, such as Short Time or Overtime, may be written on the back of this sheet.)


 

Form E.

T.U. 20.

Office No.—

State—

Class No.—

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics,

Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

TRADE UNION STATISTICS.

(Information required under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.)

Employment and Membership, Report for Quarter ended the

Head Office Return for Whole State (inclusive of Branches).

This Return must be despatched not later than the

Notice.—Individual Returns are regarded as strictly confidential, and will not be published separately or disclosed under any circumstances. Each question should be answered carefully, in order that further correspondence may be rendered unnecessary. Where the proper answer is “None,” that word or the figure “0” should be written in so that the Bureau may know that the question has been attended to and answered by you. The information given must refer to your whole Organization in your State, and must therefore include all Branches in your State.

Full Name of Trade Union—

Question.

Reply.

1. What was the Number of Members of your State Organization on........................................

Males.

Females.

2. (a) State, so far as you know, the Total Number of Members of your State Organization who were unemployed for more than three days during the week ending the, excluding those out of work through strike or lock-out.................................................................................................... ’

(If exact numbers not available, approximate or estimated figures will be of value.)

 

 

(b) If available, specify separately the number of such members who were unemployed—

(i.) On account of lack of work.........................................................................................

(ii.) On account of sickness or accident...........................................................................

(iii.) On account of other reasons......................................................................................

(Excluding those out of work through strike or lock-out.)

 

 

3. In your opinion, was employment in your trade during the week ended the
Good,
Moderate, or Bad...........................................................................................................

 

4. Please state “Yes” or “No” whether any changes in rates of wages or hours of labour occurred in your trade during...........................................................................................................................................

5. Please state “Yes” or “No” whether any trade dispute (causing stoppage of work) occurred or was in progress in your trade during.......................................................................................................................

Were there any special circumstances affecting employment in your trade during the three months referred to? If so, give particulars—

Signature of Secretary or other Union Official supplying the above information—

Address—

Date—

(Please furnish on the back of this sheet a list of Branches in your State for which Returns as to membership and unemployment are included in this Report. Remarks with reference to any other question or matter, such as Short Time or Overtime, may also be written on the back.)


 

Form F

T.U. 21.

Office No.—

State—

Class No.—

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics,

Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

TRADE UNION STATISTICS.

(Information required under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.)

Employment and Membership, Report for Quarter ended the

This Return must be despatched not later than the

Notice.—Individual Returns are regarded as strictly confidential, and will not be published separately or disclosed under any circumstances. Each question should be answered carefully, in order that further correspondence may be rendered unnecessary. Where the proper answer is “None,” that word or the figure “0” should be written in, so that the Bureau may know that the question has been attended to and answered by you.

Full Name of Trade Union—

District or Locality covered by same—

Question.

Reply.

1. What was the Total Number of Members of your Organization on........................................

Males.

Females.

2. (a) State, so far as you know, the Total Number of Members of your Organization who were unemployed for more than three days during the week ending the, excluding those out of work through strike or lock-out..................................................................................................

(If exact numbers not available, approximate or estimated figures will be of value.)

 

 

(b) If available, specify separately the number of such members who were unemployed—

 

 

(i.) On account of lack of work...........................................................................

(ii.) On account of sickness or accident.............................................................

(iii.) On account of other reasons........................................................................

(Excluding those out of work through strike or lock-out.)

3. In your opinion, was employment in your trade during the week ended the
                            ,
Good, Moderate, or Bad............................................................................

 

 

4. Please state “Yes” or “No” whether any changes in rates of wages or hours of labour occurred in your trade during...........................................................................................................................................

5. Please state “Yes” or “No” whether any trade dispute (causing stoppage of work) occurred or was in progress in your trade during.......................................................................................................................

Were there any special circumstances affecting employment in your trade during the three months referred to? If so, give particulars—

Signature of Secretary or other Union Official supplying the above information—

Address—

Date—

(Remarks with reference to any question or matter, such as Short Time or Overtime, may be written on the back of this sheet.)


 

Form G.

T.U./C.R.W.1.

Office No.

State                                                                       Ref. No.                                                                                     Class No.

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

Trade Unions.

CHANGES IN RATES OF WAGES AND HOURS OF LABOUR.

(Information required under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.)

Notice.—Individual Returns are regarded as strictly confidential, and will not be published separately or disclosed under any circumstances. Remarks with reference to any question may be written on the reverse side of this form.

Full Name of Trade Union

Information Required.

Reply.

1. Town or locality in which employés affected by the change are employed...

 

2. Name of Industry or Trade affected................................................................................

 

3. Date from which change took effect................................................................................

 

4. If an Employers’ Association was concerned, please give its title, and name and address of its Secretary..................................................................................................

 

5. If no Employers’ Association is concerned, please furnish names and addresses of Principal Firms involved...........................................................................................

(Continue on back of sheet under heading “Remarks” if necessary).

6. Was the change arranged—(a) by voluntary action of the employers; (b) by direct negotiations between employers and employés; (c) by negotiations or intervention or assistance of a distinctive third party; (d) by compulsory conference under the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Act; (e) by award of the Federal Arbitration Court; (f) by award or determination of a State Arbitration Court or Wages Board; or (g) by some other means?........

 

7. Please fill in the form on the back of this sheet, specifying particulars separately (so far as you are able to do so) for each occupation affected by the change. If you are not able to give separate particulars for every occupation, include all those occupations affected by the change, and for which you cannot give separate particulars, in the last line “all others,” and specify an average rate of wage for those persons engaged in such occupations, before and after the change.


 

Form G—continued.

Particulars of Change in Rates of Wages or Hours of Labour.

Please specify the number of Members of your Union affected by the change, and also the estimated total number of all work-people (both Unionist and Non-unionists) affected in your State.

Occupations of Employés affected by the Change.

Number of Members of your Union affected.

Estimated Total Number of Work-people affected (both Unionists and Non-unionists).

Rates of Wages* in a Full Week (exclusive of Overtime).

Hours of Labour per Week (exclusive of Meal Periods and Overtime)

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

Before Change.

After Change.

Before Change.

After Change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Others.....................

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* In the case of a change in piece rates of wages please specify in these columns the estimated average weekly earnings of an ordinary worker in each occupation before and after the change.

Kindly enclose copy of any award, determination, or agreement that may have been made regarding this change. If copy not yet available, please specify date of award determination, or agreement.

Remarks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signature of Secretary

Address

Date       191 .


 

Form H.

T.U./D.1.

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES.

The information asked for herein is required under the provisions of the Census and Statistics Act 1905, and the Regulations made thereunder.

Return relating to Dispute.

 

 

Notice.—Information supplied will be regarded as strictly confidential, and will be published in the form of Summaries only so as to show general conditions only; the individual sources of information will not be disclosed. The names of establishments and organizations concerned in large or important disputes may occasionally be published when the information is a matter of common knowledge and publicity in the press.

____________

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch Melbourne.

Office No.

State                                                                       Ref. No.                                                                     Class No.

STRIKES AND LOCK-OUTS.

Trade Union Return.

Part I.To be returned as soon as possible, without waiting for termination of dispute.

Questions.

Replies.

1. Name of industry or trade affected...............................................................

 

2. Town or locality in which dispute took place..............................................

3. Number of firms whoso work-people were on strike or were locked out

4. If an Employers’ Association is concerned in the dispute please give its title and the name and address of its secretary.......................................

5. If no Employers’ Association is concerned please furnish the names and addresses of the principal firms involved.........................................

6. Cause or object of strike or lock-out.............................................................

(Answer this question so as to show the difference between the conditions under which the employés worked before the strike and the conditions which they desired to obtain by striking.)

7. Date of the first day on which the work-people were absent from work through strike or lock-out...........................................................................

(Please enclose copy of any demands, notices, or applications connected with the origin of the dispute.)


 

Form H—continued.

Trade Union ReturnContinued.

Questions.

Replies.

 

Number of Members of your Union only.

Total Number of Trade Unionists and Non-unionist.

 

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

8. Total number of work-people on strike or locked out.............

 

 

 

 

9. Total number of other work-people involuntarily thrown out of work as a result of the strike or lock-out, but who were not themselves on strike or locked out.....................................................................

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total number of all work-people affected

 

 

 

 

Signature

Address

Date

____________

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

Office No.

State                                                                       Ref. No.                                                                     Class No.

STRIKES AND LOCK-OUTS.

Trade Union Return.

Part II.To be forwarded as soon as the Dispute is terminated.

Questions.

Replies.

10. Date of termination of strike or lock-out, that is, either—

 

(a) the last week day on which the work-people were on strike or or lock-out; or

(b) if there was no definite end to the dispute, the date by which it may be regarded as practically closed.....................................

11. On what conditions or terms was work resumed ?...................................

(Please state in regard to each demand made whether and in how far it was granted, and what other concessions were made.).

Kindly enclose copy of any printed or written agreement.

 


Form H—continued.

Trade Union Returncontinued.

Questions.

Replies.

12. Method of settlement. Was the dispute settled—.............................

 

(a) By negotiations between employers and employés, or their representatives? (b) By negotiations and intervention or assistance of a distinctive third party? (c) By award of a State Conciliation and Arbitration Court or Wages Board? (d) By compulsory conference under the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Act? (e) By award of the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Court? (f) By filling places of workpeople on strike or locked out? (g) By shutting down establishment permanently? (h) By other methods (specify)................

13. Total estimated loss in wages to work-people—

 

(a) Members of your Union on strike or locked out...................

£

(b) Other persons on strike or locked out......................................

£

(c) Persons thrown out of work involuntarily as a result of the strike or lock-out, but who were not themselves on strike or locked out..............................................................

£

14. If the result involved a change in rates of wages or hours of labour, give the following particulars for all employés whose wages or hours of labour were changed, whether strikers or not:—

Occupations affected by Changes in Wages or Hours.

Number of Work-people whose Wages or Hours were Changed.*

Date from which Change takes effect.

Rates of Wages in a Full Week, exclusive of Overtime.

Hours of Labour in a Full Week, exclusive of Meal Times and Overtime.

Number of Members of your Union only.

Total numbers of Trade Unionists and Non-unionists.

 

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

 

Before Change.

After Change.

Before Change.

After Change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* The number given must include all work-people affected by the change in wages or hours, even if they were not out of work as a result of the dispute.

In the case of piece-workers please state in these columns the estimated average weekly earnings of an ordinary worker in each occupation before and after the change.

Signature

Address

Date


 

Form I.

E./D. 1.

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES.

The information asked for herein is required under the provisions of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.

Return Relating To Dispute.

 

 

Notice.—Information supplied will be regarded as strictly confidential, and will be published in the form of Summaries only, so as to show general conditions only; the individual sources of information will not be disclosed. The names of establishments and organizations concerned in large or important disputes may occasionally be published when the information is a matter of common knowledge and publicity in the press.

_________

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

Office No.

State                                                                                 Ref. No.                                                           Class No.

STRIKES AND LOCK-OUTS.

(Information required under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.)

Employer’s Return.

Part I.—To be returned as soon as possible, without waiting for termination of dispute.

Questions.

Replies.

1. Name of industry or trade affected...........................................................

 

2. Town or locality in which dispute took place..........................................

3. Number of firms whose work-people were on strike or were locked out........................................................................................................................

4. If an Employers’ Association is concerned in the dispute, please give its title and the name and address of its secretary..............................

5. If no Employers’ Association is concerned, please furnish the names and addresses of the principal firms involved.....................................

6. Cause or object of strike or lock-out.........................................................

(Answer this question so as to show the difference between the conditions under which the employés worked before the strike or lock-out and the conditions which they desire to obtain.)

7. Date of the first day on which the work-people were absent from work through strike or lock-out...............................................................

(Please enclose copy of any demands, notices, or applications connected with the origin of the dispute.)


Form I—continued.

Employer’s Return.—Part I.—continued.

Questions.

Replies.

 

Number of Employés of your Firm only.

Total Number of Employés of all Firms in your State.

 

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

8. Total number of work-people on strike or locked out......

 

 

 

 

9. Total number of work-people involuntarily thrown out of work as a result of the strike or lock-out, but who were not themselves on strike or locked out....................................

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total number of all work-people affected in your State

 

 

 

 

Signature

Address

Date

___________

E./D.1.

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

Office No.

State                                                                                   Ref. No.                                                         Class No.

STRIKES AND LOCK-OUTS.

(Information required under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.)

Employer’s Return.

Part II.To be forwarded as soon as the Dispute is terminated.

Questions.

Replies.

10. Date of termination of strike or lock-out, that is, either—

 

(a) the last week-day on which the work-people were on strike or lock-out; or

(b) if there was no definite end to the dispute, the date by which it may be regarded as practically closed.............................

11. On what conditions or terms was work resumed ?...............................

(Please state in regard to each demand made whether and in how far it was granted, and what other concessions were made.)

Kindly enclose copy of any printed or written agreement.


 

Form I—continued.

Employee’s Return.—Part II.—continued.

Questions.

Replies.

12. Method of settlement. Was the dispute settled—

 

(a) By negotiations between employers and employés, or their representatives? (b) By negotiations and intervention or assistance of a distinctive third party? (c) By award of a State Conciliation and Arbitration Court or Wages Board? (d) By compulsory conference under the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Act? (e) By award of the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Court? (f) By registered agreement? (g) By filling places of workpeople on strike or locked out? (h) By shutting down establishment permanently? (i) By other methods (specify).................................................................................

 

13. Total estimated loss in wages to work-people—

 

(a) Employés of your firm on strike or locked out..........................

£

(b) Employés of other firms in your State on strike or locked out..................................................

£

(c) Persons thrown out of work involuntarily as a result of the strike or lock-out, but who were not themselves on strike or locked out ?....................................................................................

£

14. If the result involved a change in rates of wages or hours of labour, give the following particulars for all employés whose wages or hours of labour were changed, whether strikers or not:—

Occupations affected by Changes in Wages or Hours.

Number of Work-people whose Wages or Hours were Changed.*

Date from which Change takes effect.

Rates of Wages in a Full Week, exclusive of Overtime.

Hours of Labour in a Full Week, exclusive of Meal Times and Overtime.

Number of Employés of your Firm only.

Total Number Employés of all Firms in your State.

Before Change.

After Change.

Before Change.

After Change.

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* The number given must include all work-people affected by the change in wages or hours, even if they were not out of work as a result of the dispute.

In the case of piece-workers please state in these columns the estimated average weekly earnings of an ordinary worker in each occupation before and after the change.

Signature

Address

Date


 

Form J.

E./C.R.W.1.                                                                                                                                                           Office No.

State                                                                       Ref. No.                                                                                 Class No.

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

Employer’s Return.

CHANGES IN RATES OF WAGES AND HOURS OF LABOUR.

(Information required under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.)

Notice.—Individual Returns are regarded as strictly confidential, and will not be published separately or disclosed under any circumstances. Each question should be answered carefully, in order that further correspondence may be rendered unnecessary. Remarks with reference to any question may be written on the reverse side of this form.

Trading Name of Factory, Works, Establishment, &c.

Address by Post

Information Required.

Reply.

1. Was the change generally adopted in your town or locality?.......................

 

2. If an Employers’ Association was concerned, please give its title, and name and address of its Secretary.................................................................

 

3. If no Employers’ Association is concerned, please furnish names and addresses of the principal firms involved.....................................................

 

4. Date from which change took effect................................................................

 

5. Was the change arranged—(a) by voluntary action of the employers; (b) by direct negotiations between employers and employés; (c) by negotiations or intervention or assistance of a distinctive third party; (d) by compulsory conference under the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Act; (e) by award of the Federal Arbitration Court; (f) by award or determination of a State Arbitration Court or Wages Board; or (g) by agreement registered under Federal or State Act; or (h) by some other means?...........................................................................................

 

6. Please fill in the form on the back of this sheet, specifying particulars separately (so far as you are able to do so) for each occupation affected by the change. If you are not able to give separate particulars for every occupation, include all those occupations affected by the change, and for which you cannot give separate particulars, in the last line “all others,” and specify an average rate of wage for those persons engaged in such occupations, before and after the change.


 

Form J—continued.

Please specify in second and third columns number of work-people in the employment of your firm affected by the change; and in fourth and fifth columns specify total estimated number of all work-people affected in your State.

Occupations of Employés affected by Change

Number of Work-people affected by Change and in the Employment of your Firm.

Estimated Total Number of all Work-people in the State affected by the Change.

Rates of Wages* in a Full Week, exclusive of Overtime.

Hours of Labour per Week (exclusive of Meal Periods and Overtime).

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

Before Change.

After Change.

Before Change.

After Change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Others.........

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* In the case of a change in piece rates of wages please specify in these columns the estimated average weekly earnings of an ordinary worker in each occupation before and after the change.

Kindly enclose copy of any award, determination, or agreement that may have been made regarding this change.

Remarks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Signature of Proprietor or Manager


 

Form K.

E.A./D.1.

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES.

The information asked for herein is required under the provisions of the Census and Statistics Act 1905, and the Regulations made thereunder.

Return relating to Dispute.

 

 

Notice.—Information supplied will be regarded as strictly confidential, and will be published in the form of Summaries, so as to show general conditions only; the individual sources of information will not be disclosed. The names of establishments and organizations concerned in large or important disputes may occasionally be published when the information is a matter of common knowledge and publicity in the press.

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Melbourne.

Office No.

State                                                                       Ref No.                                                                                      Class No.

STRIKES AND LOCK-OUTS.

Return by Employers’ Association.

Part 1.To be returned as soon as possible, without waiting for termination of dispute.

Name of Association or Organization

Postal Address

Questions.

Replies.

1. Name of industry or trade affected.....................................................................................................

 

2. Town or locality in which dispute took place.....................................................................................

3. Number of firms whose workpeople were on strike or were locked out........................................

4. Cause or object of strike or lock-out....................................................................................................

(Answer this question so as to show the difference between the conditions under which the employés worked before the strike and the conditions which they desired to obtain by striking.)

5. Date of the first day on which the work-people were absent from work through strike or lock-out              

(Please enclose copy of any demands, notices, or applications connected with the origin of the dispute.)


 

Form K—continued.

Return by Employers’ Association.—Part I.—continued.

Questions.

Replies.

 

Total Number of Employés of Firms belonging to your Association.

Estimated Total Number of all Employés.

 

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

6. Total number of workpeople on strike or locked out.....................................................

 

 

 

 

7. Total number of other workpeople involuntarily thrown out of work as a result of the strike or lock-out, but who were not themselves on strike or lock-out

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total number of workpeople affected...............................................

 

 

 

 

Signature of Secretary or other Official supplying the above information

Official Position

Address

Date

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Melbourne.

Office No.

State                                                                   Ref. No.                                                                                         Class No.

STRIKES AND LOCK-OUTS.

Return by Employers’ Association.

Part II.To be forwarded as soon as the Dispute is terminated.

Questions.

Replies.

8. Date of termination of strike or lock-out, that is, either—

 

(a) the last week day on which the workpeople were on strike or lock-out; or

(b) if there was no definite end to the dispute, the date by which it may be regarded as practically closed.

9. On what conditions or terms was work resumed.........................................

(Please state in regard to each demand made whether and in how far it was granted, and what other concessions were made.)

Kindly enclose copy of any printed or written agreement.


 

Form K—continued.

Return by Employers’ Association.—Part II.—continued.

Questions.

Replies.

 

10. Method of settlement. Was the dispute settled—

 

 

(a) By negotiations between employers and employés, or their representatives? (b) By negotiations and intervention or assistance of a distinctive third party? (c) By award of a State Conciliation and Arbitration Court or Wages Board? (d) By compulsory conference under the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Act? (e) By award of the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Court? (f) By registered agreement? (g) By filling places of work-people on strike or locked out? (h) By shutting down establishment permanently? (i) By other methods (specify) 

 

11. Total loss in wages to workpeople employed by firms belonging to your Association—

 

(a) On strike or locked out................................................................................

 

(b) Thrown out of work involuntarily as a result of the strike or lock-out

 

12. Total estimated loss in wages to all other work-people—

 

(a) On strike or lock-out....................................................................................

 

(b) Thrown out of work involuntarily as a result of the strike or lock-out  

 

14. If the result involved a change in rates of wages or hours of labour, give the following particulars for all employés whose wages or hours of labour were changed, whether strikers or not:—

 

Occupations affected by Changes in Wages or Hours.

Number of Workpeople whose Wages or Hours were Changed.*

Date from which. Change takes effect.

Rates of Wages in a Full Week, exclusive of Overtime.

Hours of Labour in a Full Week, exclusive of Meal Times and Overtime.

Employés of Firms belonging to your Association.

Estimated Total Number of all Employés.

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

Before Change.

After Change.

Before Change.

After Change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* The number given must include all workpeople affected by the change in wages or hours, even if they were not out of work as a result of the dispute.

In the case of piece-workers please state in these columns the estimated average weekly earnings of an ordinary worker in each occupation before and after the change.

Signature of Secretary or other Official

supplying the above information

Official Position

Address

Date


 

Form L.

E.A./C.R.W.1.                                                                                                                                                         Office No.

State                                                                       Ref. No.                                                                                   Class No.

Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, Labour and Industrial Branch, Melbourne.

Return by Employers’ Association.

CHANGES IN RATES OF WAGES AND HOURS OF LABOUR.

(Information required under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905.)

Notice.—Individual Returns are regarded as strictly confidential, and will not be published separately or disclosed under any circumstances. Each question should be answered carefully, in order that further correspondence may be rendered unnecessary. Remarks with reference to any question may be written on the reverse side of this form.

Full Name of Association or Organization

Address

Information Required.

Reply.

1. Town or locality in which employés affected by change are employed.....................................

 

2. Name of industry or trade affected........................................................................................................

 

3. Date from which change took effect.....................................................................................................

 

4. Was the change arranged—(a) by voluntary action of the employers; (b) by direct negotiations between employers and employés; (c) by negotiations or intervention or assistance of a distinctive third party; (d) by compulsory conference under the Federal Conciliation and Arbitration Act; (e) by award of the Federal Arbitration Court; (f) by award or determination of a State Arbitration Court or Wages Board; (g) by agreement registered under Federal or State Act; or (h) by some other means..............................................

 

5. Please fill in the form on the back of this sheet, specifying particulars separately (so far as you are able to do so) for each occupation affected by the change. If you are not able to give separate particulars for every occupation, include all those occupations affected by the change, and for which you cannot give separate particulars, in the last line “all others,” and specify an average rate of wage for those persons engaged in such occupations, before and after the change.


 

Form L—continued.

Please specify in second and third columns number of workpeople affected by the change and in the employment of firms belonging to your Association; and in fourth and fifth columns specify total estimated number of all workpeople affected in your State.

Occupations of Employés affected by Change.

Number of Work-people affected by Change and in the Employment of Firms belonging to your Association.

Estimated Total Number of all Workpeople in the State affected by the Change.

Rates of Wages* in a Full Week, exclusive of Overtime.

Hours of Labour per Week (exclusive of Meal Periods and Overtime).

Males.

Females.

Males.

Females.

Before Change.

After Change.

Before Change.

After Change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Others...........

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* In the case of a change in piece rates of wages please specify in these columns the estimated average weekly earnings of an ordinary worker in each occupation before and after the change.

Kindly enclose copy of any award, determination, or agreement that may have been made regarding this change.

Remarks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signature of Secretary or other Official supplying above information

Address


 

Form M.

Town..............................................................................State.....................................................................

Office No. R.P. 2/…..

RETAIL PRICES—GROCERIES.

Name...............................................................................................................................

Address...........................................................................................................................

This half-sheet is to be detached and posted to the “Commonwealth Statistician,” Melbourne.

In filling in this form please follow Instructions carefully.

Article.

Unit of Quantity.

Predominant or Most Frequent Price.†

 

 

s.

d.

Bread..........................................................

Per 2-lb. loaf.....................................................

........................

........................

Butter..........................................................

lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Cheese         New.

Matured...............................

lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Eggs        New laid.....................................

dozen.............................................................

........................

........................

Fresh...........................................

      ,,.................................................................

........................

........................

Flour           Ordinary

Self-raising.............................

,, 25-lb. bag.......................................................

........................

........................

„ *……lbs. packet..........................................

........................

........................

Tea..............................................................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Coffee........................................................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Cocoa.........................................................

„ ¼ lb................................................................

........................

........................

Middle cut..........................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Bacon            Shoulder.............................

Ham....................................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Sugar (white granulated A1)...................

„ *....lbs.............................................................

........................

........................

Rice.............................................................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Sago............................................................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Jam (Australian).......................................

,, * ...lbs. tin.......................................................

........................

........................

Oatmeal.....................................................

„ *....lbs.............................................................

........................

........................

Raisins........................................................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Currants.....................................................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Starch.........................................................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Blue.............................................................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Candles......................................................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Soap (household, ordinary)....................

,, *....lbs. bar.....................................................

........................

........................

Potatoes.....................................................

„ 14 lbs..............................................................

........................

........................

Onions........................................................

„ lb.....................................................................

........................

........................

Kerosene....................................................

,, gallon..............................................................

........................

........................

* Enter quantity most frequently sold.

See instructions, paragraph 4.

Remarks (Enter here the cause of any material advance or decline in the price of any article since the middle of last month).....................

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

(Continue remarks on back of sheet, if necessary.)


 

Form N.

Town..............................................................................State.....................................................................

Office No. R.P. 3/....

RETAIL PRICES—BUTCHER’S MEAT.

Name...............................................................................................................................

Address...........................................................................................................................

This half-sheet is to be detached and posted to the “Commonwealth Statistician,” Melbourne.

In filling in this form please follow Instructions carefully.

Article.

Predominant or Most Frequent Price.*

 

s.

d.

Beef (fresh)—Sirloin................................. per lb.

..........................................

..........................

Ribs.............................................

..........................................

..........................

Flank............................................

..........................................

..........................

Shin (without bone) Gravy Beef.........................................

..........................................

..........................

Steak—Rump........................................

..........................................

..........................

Shoulder.........................................

..........................................

..........................

Stewing (Buttock)................................. ,,

..........................................

..........................

Beef (Corned)—Round................................ ,,

..........................................

..........................

Brisket (with bone)................................ „

..........................................

..........................

„          (without bone)...............................

 

 

Mutton—Legs.........................................

..........................................

..........................

Shoulders.........................................

..........................................

..........................

Loins............................................................................................

..........................................

..........................

Necks.................................................

..........................................

..........................

Chops—Loin...........................................

..........................................

..........................

Leg..............................................................................................

..........................................

..........................

Neck.............................................................................................

..........................................

..........................

Lamb—Forequarter............................................................................

..........................................

..........................

Hindquarter................................................................................

..........................................

..........................

Pork (fresh)—Leg.....................

..........................................

..........................

Loin..............................................

..........................................

..........................

Belly.............................................................................................

..........................................

..........................

Chops.............................................

..........................................

..........................

*See instructions, paragraph 4.

Remarks (Enter here the cause of any material advance or decline in the price of any article since the middle of last month)

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

(Continue remarks on back of sheet, if necessary.)


Form O

Town..............................................................................State.....................................................................

Office No. R.P. 4/....

RETAIL PRICES—FUEL.

Name..............................................................................................................................

Address..........................................................................................................................

This quarter-sheet is to be detached and posted to the “Commonwealth Statistician,” Melbourne.

In filling in this form please follow Instructions carefully.

Article.

Predominant or Most Frequent Price.*

 

s.

d.

Coal.......................................................................................... per cwt.

........................................................................................................................................................................................................

........................................................................................................................................................................................................

Coke...................................................................................................... „†

........................................................................................................................................................................................................

........................................................................................................................................................................................................

Firewood..............................................................................................

........................................................................................................................................................................................................

........................................................................................................................................................................................................

* See instructions, paragraph 4.     If sold by bag or sack, please state average weight.

Remarks (Enter here the cause of any material advance or decline in the price of any article since the middle of last month).....................

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

________________

Form P.

Town..............................................................................State....................................................................

Office No. R.P. 5/…..

RETAIL PRICES—MILK.

Name.......................................................................................................................................................

Address...................................................................................................................................................

This quarter-sheet is to be detached and posted to the “Commonwealth Statistician,” Melbourne.

In filling in this form please follow Instructions carefully.

Particulars.

Cash Price.

Milk............................................................................................................. per quart

d.

Remarks (Enter here the cause of any material advance or decline in the price of any article since the middle of last month).....................................................................................................................

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Form Q.

Town.............................................................................State.....................................................................

Office No. R.P. 6/....

RETAIL PRICES—GAS.

Name............................................................................................................................

Address...........................................................................................................................

This quarter-sheet is to be detached and posted to the “Commonwealth Statistician,” Melbourne.

In filling in this form please follow Instructions carefully.

Particulars.

Predominant or Most Frequent Price. *

 

s.

d.

Gas, lighting...................................................................... per 1,000 cub. ft.

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..............................

Gas, cooking.......................................................................... „            ,,

..............................

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* State cash price.

REMARKS (Enter here the cause of any material advance or decline in the price of gas—either for lighting or cooking—since the middle of last month)

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Form R.

Town......................                                                                                                                                      State..............

Distritc or Suburb...................                                                                                              Office No. R.P./16..........

Weekly House Rents.

Particulars required under the Census and Statistics Act 1905.

Name of Agent..................................................................................

Address..............................................................................................

This slip is to be detached and posted to the Commonwealth Statistician, Melbourne.

This form is to be filled up according to the accompanying instructions.

Return for Quarter ending..............191....

Nature of House.

Under 4 Rooms.

4 Rooms.

5 Rooms.

6 Rooms.

7 Rooms.

8 Rooms and over.

 

s. d.

s. d.

s. d.

s. d.

s. d.

s. d.

Wood

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brick, &c.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Remarks.—(Enter here the cause of any advance or decline in rents since the preceding quarter):

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