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Biographical entry Brodney, Alfred Tennyson (1896 - 1984)

3 May 1896
Melbourne, Victoria
17 May 1984
Trade Union - Activist


Alfred Tennyson Brodney attended law at the University of Melbourne from 1932 to 1937. During this period he was employed as a law clerk by Maurice Blackburn and Tredinnick, Solicitors. After graduating, Brodney remained with the firm (later called Maurice Blackburn and Co.) as a solicitor. His abiding legal interests were union matters and industrial disputes. Brodney was also involved in the Victorian Labour College.

Archival resources

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Alfred Tennyson Brodney - Papers, 1916-1977, 1916 - 1977, MS 10882; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • A.T. Brodney Papers, 1908 - 1971, 1972.0048; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Frances, Raelene, 'Brodney, Maria May', in Ritchie, John (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1940-1980 edn, vol. 13, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993, pp. 262-263. Details

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