State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

AU WA A1767 - DEPARTMENT OF ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS [2]

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Department

Authorized form of name

DEPARTMENT OF ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS [2]

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A1767

Description area

Dates of existence

2013-05-17 - 2017-07-01

History

The Department of Aboriginal Affairs (formerly Indigenous Affairs) was renamed to more accurately reflect the identity of Aboriginal people in Western Australia.
The Department undertakes the development of policy, planning and improved delivery of services to Aborignal people, promotes reconcilition and respect for Aborignal history, heritage and culture. In addition manages and protect places of significance to Aboriginal people in Western Australia and the Aborignal Lands Trust estate.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: The Public Sector Management Act 1994 section 35(1)(d),

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A1202 - DEPARTMENT OF INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS (2001-07-01 - 2013-05-16)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1202

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

2013-05-17 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A797 - ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT (1994-11-01 - 2001-06-30)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A797

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

2001-06-30 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

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

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A64

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A65 - FISHERIES DEPARTMENT [2] (1920-01-01 - 1964-09-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A65

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A66 - DEPARTMENT OF ABORIGINES AND FISHERIES (1909-01-01 - 1920-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A66

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A63 - ABORIGINES DEPARTMENT [2] (1926-01-01 - 1936-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A63

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A67 - ABORIGINES DEPARTMENT [1] (1898-04-01 - 1908-12-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A67

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A49 - ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS PLANNING AUTHORITY (1972-06-16 - 1994-10-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A49

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A47 - DEPARTMENT OF NATIVE AFFAIRS (1936-01-01 - 1954-12-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A47

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A48 - DEPARTMENT OF NATIVE WELFARE (1955-01-01 - 1972-06-16)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A48

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S4554 - MOORE RIVER NATIVE SETTLEMENT MEDICAL OFFICER LETTERS

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S4879 - PHOTOGRAPHS - CHIEF PROTECTOR OF ABORIGINES

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes