Series S3636 - UNREGISTERED FILE

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AU WA S3636

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UNREGISTERED FILE

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  • 1924-01-01 - 1924-12-31 (Creation)
  • 1924-01-01 - 1924-12-31 (Accumulation)

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AU WA A64 - DEPARTMENT OF THE NORTH WEST [1] (1920-01-01 - 1926-01-01)

Administrative history

This department had control of Aboriginal affairs for the area above latitude 25 degrees South in Western Australia. The Department of Fisheries had control of Aboriginal affairs for the area below latitude 25 degrees South in Western Australia.

Auber Octavius Neville was appointed Chief Protector of Aborigines on 7 May 1915. He became Secretary for the Department of the North West on 1 November 1920, combining this position with that of Chief Protector (North of the 25th parallel). When the Aborigines Department was re-established in 1926, Neville became once again, on 30 June 1926, the Chief Protector of Aborigines for the whole State.

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Unregistered file of the Department of the North West.

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Single item only

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Open

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Archivist's note

Copies: Microfilm copies of this file (Consignment 389) is available for viewing at the State Records Office of WA.

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