AU WA A1206 - DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND WORKS

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Department

Authorized form of name

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND WORKS

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A1206

Description area

Dates of existence

2001-07-01 - 2009-01-31

History

The Department of Housing and Works was formed on 1 July 2001 as a merger between the Ministry of Housing and public works function of the Department of Contract and Management Services (the contract management function was transferred to the Department of Treasury and Finance in 2003).

The main functions of the Department covered;


  • Homeswest (rental accomodation);


  • Bond Assistance;


  • Community Housing;


  • Aboriginal Housing;


  • Government Employees Housing Authority;


  • Country Housing Authority;


  • Keystart Home Loan Schemes;


  • Landstart development and sales;


  • The Office of Housing Policy;


  • Asset Management Services; and


  • Government Projects.

On 1 February 2009, the public works function of the Department was established as a separate business entity within the Department of Treausry and Finance, called Building Management and Works. The Department became the Department of Housing covering public and community housing, Aboriginal and regional housing, Keystart home loans and property sales.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Public Sector Management Act 1994 (Section 35)

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A1577 - DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING (2009-02-01 - 2017-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1577

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

2009-02-01 - ?

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1207 - MINISTRY OF HOUSING (1999-06-16 - 2001-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1207

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1999-06-16 - 2001-07-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A906 - DEPARTMENT OF CONTRACT AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES (1996-07-01 - 2001-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A906

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1996-07-01 - 2001-07-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A877 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN BUILDING MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (1995-09-11 - 1996-09-11)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A877

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1995-09-11 - 1996-07-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1208 - HOMESWEST (1985-09-01 - 1999-06-16)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1208

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1985-09-01 - 1999-06-16

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A9 - BUILDING MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (1985-01-01 - 1995-09-11)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A9

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1985-01-01 - 1995-09-11

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A152 - STATE HOUSING COMMISSION (1947-01-01 - 1985-09-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A152

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1947-01-01 - 1985-09-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A162 - WORKERS' HOMES BOARD (1912-02-20 - 1947-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A162

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1912-02-20 - 1947-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A7 - PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (1901-01-01 - 1985-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A7

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1901-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1207 - MINISTRY OF HOUSING (1999-06-16 - 2001-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1207

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

2001-07-01 - ?

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1208 - HOMESWEST (1985-09-01 - 1999-06-16)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1208

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

2001-07-01 - ?

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A877 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN BUILDING MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (1995-09-11 - 1996-09-11)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A877

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

2001-07-01 - ?

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A9 - BUILDING MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (1985-01-01 - 1995-09-11)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A9

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

2001-07-01 - ?

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A7 - PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (1901-01-01 - 1985-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A7

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

2001-07-01 - ?

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A906 - DEPARTMENT OF CONTRACT AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES (1996-07-01 - 2001-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A906

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

2001-07-01 - ?

Description of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S82 - FILES - GENERAL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

2001-07-01 - ?

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes