AU WA A933 - CIVIL DEFENCE DEPARTMENT

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Sub-Department

Authorized form of name

CIVIL DEFENCE DEPARTMENT

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A933

Description area

Dates of existence

1939-01-01 - 1945-12-31

History

The Civil Defence Department was set up under the Premier's Department in 1939 to co-ordinate the defence of Western Australia during the War and to take appropriate measures for the protection of life and property in the event of air raids or other forms of attack.

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Functions, occupations and activities

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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A26 - PREMIER'S DEPARTMENT (1898-05-01 - 1983-03-30)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A26

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1939-01-01 - 1945-12-31

Description of relationship

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S2201 - ADMINISTRATIVE FILES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1939-01-01 - 1945-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S4415 - CIVIL DEFENCE COUNCIL FILES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1942-03-03 - 1945-07-09

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes