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The Scandal of the Cheap Police Buttons

Evening News (Sydney) 7th August 1905 page 6.

Evening News (Sydney), 10th August 1905 page 8.


The State Clothing Factory

The State Clothing Factory was established in 1902 to carry out Government contracts, to provide good working conditions for workers producing good quality clothing for a good price. It continued making government clothing such until bought out by the Australian Defence Industries in 1990 to provide uniforms for the defence forces.

Evening News (Sydney), 18th November 1902 page 6.

The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW), 4th November 1903 page 1188.

The Sun (Sydney) 3rd December 1944 page 4.

State Library NSW: State Clothing Factory at Marion Street, Leichhart, 1957.

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