Meaning of shed rep in English:

shed rep


Australian, New Zealand
  • The elected representative of the workers in a shearing shed.

    ‘the employee may refuse to shear if the overseer and the shed rep agree that the sheep are too wet’
    • ‘He was also the shed rep, and as a 'union man' probably not inclined to back the pastoralist's version.’
    • ‘Individual shearers have reported the existence of a black list said to be in the hands of all shed reps.’
    • ‘Some of them secured the position of shed reps.’
    • ‘The monev was put up that night, the shed rep being stake holder.’
    • ‘The honorable senator knows that every shed rep can be used as a political organizer.’