EVENT TIMELINE

UCS begins as a trading cooperative
— 1969
UCS expands from Paddington to Ipswich, Redcliffe, Maryborough, Gladstone & Moura
— 1973
The UCS’s Union Petroleum (Qld) Limited established to sell fuel
— 1976
UCS members support the Right to March movement after Premier Bjelke-Petersen bans street protests
— 1977
The Moranbah Union Co-op service station is built
— 1986
The Union Credit Union Society Limited is dissolved
— 1992
UCS opens the Paddington Workers Club in its 2 Latrobe building
— 1996
UCS builds the Mort Street Paddington social housing development
— 2000
Paddington Workers Club becomes the Brisbane Workers Community Centre (BWCC)
— 2010
Sale of the last Petrol Station in Moranbah – the end of fuel retailing
— 2014
50th anniversary of UCS, BWCC refurbished, re-development of ‘2L-301 Green’ is announced for the original co-op site in Paddington
— 2019