Series S242 - FILES - ADMINISTRATIVE

Identity area

Reference code

AU WA S242

Title

FILES - ADMINISTRATIVE

Date(s)

  • 1920-01-01 - 1980-01-01 (Creation)

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Files

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Context area

Name of creator

AU WA A125 - MENTAL HOSPITALS DEPARTMENT (1950-01-01 - 1954-01-01)

Administrative history

Name of creator

AU WA A126 - MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (1954-01-01 - 1984-07-01)

Administrative history

The Mental Health Services Department provided a free comprehensive psychiatric service. The service was responsible for the prevention and treatment of mental illness throughout Western Australia. The Department also provided facilities for the assessment and care of the intellectually handicapped. In co-operation with the University of Western Australia, the Department assisted in psychiatric education at undergraduate and post-graduate levels.

Archival history

Content and structure area

Scope and content

These files contain administrative arrangements of the Mental Health Services prior to amalgamation with the Health Department (WAA 36). Some files contain some patient name - related data files are marked (R).

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Conditions of access and use area

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Open access, except items identified as restricted for 100 years

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-

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Archivist's note

Range Control Symbol = 493/27 -

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