AU WA A1216 - DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Department

Authorized form of name

DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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Description identifier

AU WA A1216

Description area

Dates of existence

2001-07-01 - 2009-07-01

History

The Department of Local Government and Regional Development was created on 1 July 2001 in response to recommendations from the Machinery of Government Taskforce. The Department combines the roles of the former Department of Local Government and the regional functions carried out by the former Department of Commerce and Trade. In addition, the Westlink function of the former Department of Contract and Management Services was also included in the new Department.

The Department of Local Government and Regional Development sought to increase the capacity of communities to development good government, economic growth and social well being. To this end, the Department had three main business outputs: developing policy advice to Government; supporting regional and local communities; and compliance, monitoring and advisory services.

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Mandates/sources of authority

Public Sector Management Act 1994 section 35(1)(d)

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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

Westlink functions transferred to new department.

Related entity

AU WA A1977 - DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND TRADE (1993-02-16 - 2001-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1977

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1993-02-16 - 2001-07-01

Description of relationship

Regional functions transferred to new department.

Related entity

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

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AU WA A7

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Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1949-01-01 -

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AU WA A1775 - DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITIES (2013-07-01 - 2017-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1775

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Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

-

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AU WA A1769 - DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT (2013-07-01 - 2017-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1769

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Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

-

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AU WA A1765 - DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT [2] (2009-07-01 - 2013-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1765

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Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1764 - DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LANDS (2009-07-01 - 2013-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1764

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

2009-07-01 -

Description of relationship

Regional development function transferred to new department.

Related entity

AU WA A1 - DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT [1] (1949-01-01 - 2001-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1

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Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

2001-07-01 - 2009-07-01

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Related function

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Series S1 - FILES - DEPARTMENTAL

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Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S2 - FILES - MUNICIPAL

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Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

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Final

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