State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department for Culture and the Arts.

AU WA A216 - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Department

Authorized form of name

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A216

Description area

Dates of existence

1971-01-01 - 1982-08-01

History

The Prisons Department became the Department of Corrections in 1971 following the passing of the Prisons Act Amendment Act which established the post of Director of the Department of Corrections. The Department was renamed the Prisons Department in 1982.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Prisons Act 1903;
Prisons Act Amendment Act 1971
Abolition: Prisons Act 1981

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A217 - PRISONS DEPARTMENT [2] (1982-08-01 - 1987-04-03)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A217

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1972-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A218 - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIVE SERVICES [1] (1987-04-03 - 1993-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A218

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1972-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A643 - MINISTRY OF JUSTICE (1993-01-01 - 2001-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A643

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1971-01-01 - 1982-08-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A215 - PRISONS DEPARTMENT [1] (1947-01-01 - 1971-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A215

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1947-01-01 - 1971-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A214 - GAOLS DEPARTMENT (1890-01-01 - 1947-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A214

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1917-01-01 - 1947-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1225 - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (2001-07-01 - 2006-02-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1225

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A218 - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIVE SERVICES [1] (1987-04-03 - 1993-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A218

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1987-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A217 - PRISONS DEPARTMENT [2] (1982-08-01 - 1987-04-03)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A217

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1982-01-01 - 1987-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A215 - PRISONS DEPARTMENT [1] (1947-01-01 - 1971-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A215

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1972-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A214 - GAOLS DEPARTMENT (1890-01-01 - 1947-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A214

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1971-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A240 - CHIEF SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT (1924-04-16 - 1983-03-23)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A240

Category of the relationship

Subordinate

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A403 - WEST PERTH WORK RELEASE CENTRE (1974-10-21 - 1989-03-03)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A403

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1974-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A254 - ALBANY PRISON (1879-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A254

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1972-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A386 - PAROLE BOARD (1964-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A386

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1971-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A220 - FREMANTLE PRISON (1855-01-01 - 1991-10-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A220

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1971-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A483 - BANDYUP WOMENS PRISON (1970-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A483

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1971-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A371 - GERALDTON PRISON (1864-12-27 - 1984-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A371

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1971-01-01 - 1982-01-01

Description of relationship

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S1219 - WARRANTS OF COMMITMENT

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 - 1982-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S3054 - FILES - DEPARTMENTAL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1971-01-01 - 1982-08-01

Related unit of description

Series S785 - REGISTERS - GAOL STATISTICS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1971-01-01 - 1975-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S790 - FILES - MEMORANDA

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1977-11-25 - 1982-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S2623 - PRISON HEALTH RECORDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1973-01-01 - 1982-08-01

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes

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