Series S1506 - CONSTRUCTION FILES - SITE PLANS

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AU WA S1506

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CONSTRUCTION FILES - SITE PLANS

Date(s)

  • 1944-01-01 - 1969-12-31 (Accumulation)
  • 1937-01-01 - (Creation)

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AU WA A162 - WORKERS' HOMES BOARD (1912-02-20 - 1947-01-01)

Administrative history

The Workers' Homes Board was constituted under the Workers' Homes Act 1911 to consist of three members. Its function was to provide for the erection and disposal of houses and to provide for housing.

In 1930, the Housing Trust Fund was set up by the Housing Trust Act 1930 to be administered by the Workers' Homes Board.

The State Housing Act of 1946 repealed 1911 Workers' Homes Act, thus abolishing the Board. In its place was established the State Housing Commission.

Name of creator

AU WA A152 - STATE HOUSING COMMISSION (1947-01-01 - 1985-09-01)

Administrative history

The State Housing Commission was established under the State Housing Commission Act 1946. This act abolished the previous Worker's Homes Board.

The functions of the Commission were to:


  • provide for the erection and disposal of houses;


  • provide financial advances for housing, and;


  • administer the State Housing Commission Fund, established under the State Housing Commission Act.

The Housing Act 1980 repealed the 1946 Act, increased the Commission from five members to seven members and allowed the Commission to purchase land for the purposes of the Act.

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Files relating to the construction of Worker's Home Board and State Housing Commission dwellings.

These files contain plans of the housing estates and show the positions of individual lots in each estate. The plans provide a footprint of each house which shows very basic architectural detail. Construction materials are often noted. The plans are, however, not detailed architectural plans. Discreet sets of architectural plans can be located at Record Series 1381.

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Occasional transfers

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Archivist's note

Range Control Symbol = 1960/2551-

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