Series S2 - FILES - MUNICIPAL

Identity area

Reference code

AU WA S2

Title

FILES - MUNICIPAL

Date(s)

  • 1949-01-01 - (Creation)
  • 1932-01-01 - (Accumulation)

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Series

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Format

Files

Status

Context area

Name of creator

AU WA A1 - DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT [1] (1949-01-01 - 2001-07-01)

Administrative history

The work of the Department of Local Government consisted of general supervision and guidance of the activities of local authorities, by-laws, holding of auditing accounts, perusing of alterations, recommending approval of some appointments.

Following on from recommendations handed down by the Machinery of Government Taskforce, the functions of the Department of Local Government were merged with the regional functions of the former Department of Commerce and Trade on 1 July 2001 to form a new department - the Department of Local Government and Regional Development.

Archival history

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The series of records deals directly with the Department of Local Government's relations with Road Boards, Cities, Tows, Shires and municipal Councils. Matters covered in these records include audits, by-laws, staffing and boundary issues.

The files are titled by the local municipality to which the contents relate and then by the subject matter of the file.

Accruals

System of arrangement

Alphanumeric

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Open

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Archivist's note

AN Cross Reference = 107/13
Range Control Symbol = AK1-8 -

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