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A monument marks the original site of the Union of Christmas Island Workers which was formed in March 1975.
|Address:||Poon San Road, Poon San, Christmas Island, 6798|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -10.424567|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||21-March-1975|
U C I W
This Monument marks the original site of the Union of Christmas Island Workers which was formed on 21/03/75
Significant and major achievements by this trade union include the following
-Elimination of Colonialism
-Elimination of Racism
-Wage parity with mainland Australia
-Migration Act PR status for Christmas Island
Reopening of the phosphate mine in 1990
-Fair Housing Allocation
The building was burnt down on 17/09/91. The cause of the fire is unknown.