Series S245 - RATE BOOKS

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AU WA S245

Title

RATE BOOKS

Date(s)

  • 1899-01-01 - (Creation)

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AU WA A133 - SOUTH PERTH ROAD BOARD [1] (1892-06-09 - 1902-02-21)

Administrative history

Prior to 1892, the South Perth suburban area formed part of the City of Perth. The boundaries of the South Perth Road Board District formed on the 9 June 1892, were Melville and Perth Waters, Perth-Albany and Perth-Fremantle Roads and South Terrace. In 1898 the District was enlarged to include part of Canning district. The Road Board became a municipality on 21 February 1902 with a mayor and six councillors.

Name of creator

AU WA A134 - MUNICIPALITY OF SOUTH PERTH [1] (1902-02-21 - 1922-03-01)

Administrative history

The South Perth Road Board was declared a municipality on the 21 February 1902 following a petition being filed by the rate payers in which they sought more power for their local government. The municipality was divided into 3 wards in 1905, the boundaries of each ward being gazetted on 5 November 1905. Opposition to the Municipal Council forced its abolition and the reconstitution of the Road Board on the 1 November 1922.

Name of creator

AU WA A135 - SOUTH PERTH ROAD BOARD [2] (1922-03-01 - 1956-03-01)

Administrative history

On the 6 January 1922, a notice appeared in the Government Gazette which declared the intention of the Governor to constitute the whole of the Municipal District of South Perth a Road District. This followed a petition by the ratepayers claiming dissatisfaction with the municipal government. The Road Board remained until the 1 March 1956 when it once again became the Municipality of South Perth.

Name of creator

AU WA A136 - MUNICIPALITY OF SOUTH PERTH [2] (1956-03-01 - 1959-07-01)

Administrative history

On the 1 March 1956, the Road District of South Perth was constituted a municipality, the Council of which was to consist of a mayor and six councillors. This municipal government remained until the 1 July 1959 when South Perth was declared a city.

Name of creator

AU WA A137 - CITY OF SOUTH PERTH (1959-07-01 -)

Administrative history

The municipal district of South Perth was declared the City of South Perth to take effect from the 1 July 1959.

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Rate books for the locality of South Perth. The entire series has been microfilmed, and some original volumes retained.

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Open

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