AU WA A613 - DEPARTMENT OF MINERALS AND ENERGY

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Department

Authorized form of name

DEPARTMENT OF MINERALS AND ENERGY

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A613

Description area

Dates of existence

1992-07-01 - 2001-07-01

History

On the 1 July 1992 the Department of Mines became the Department of Minerals and Energy. The department combined all the functions of the old Dept of Mines; the Minerals and Energy Research Institute of WA (MERIWA); the Energy Policy and Planning Bureau and the Renewable Energy Advisory Council.

The Department of Minerals and Energy maintained records of minerals/petroleum tenements, exploration and production; was concerned with safety and environmental impact of mineral/petroleum activities and explosives and dangerous goods; provided geological, chemical and engineering advice; participated in energy requirements and conservation; and participated in development of new minerals and energy technology.

On 1 July 2001, the Department of Minerals and Energy and the Department of Resources Development were merged to form the Department of Mineral and Petroleum Resources.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Mining Act 1978 Section 11

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A1210 - DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY AND RESOURCES (2003-02-03 - 2009-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1210

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1992-07-01 - 2001-07-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1211 - DEPARTMENT OF MINERALS AND PETROLEUM RESOURCES (2001-07-01 - 2003-02-02)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1211

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1992-07-01 - 2001-07-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A16 - DEPARTMENT OF MINES (1894-01-01 - 1992-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A16

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

- 1992-06-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A16 - DEPARTMENT OF MINES (1894-01-01 - 1992-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A16

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1992-07-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A148 - GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (1896-11-09 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A148

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1992-07-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A790 - MINING REGISTRAR - KALGOORLIE (1894-07-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A790

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1992-07-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A609 - MINING REGISTRAR - SOUTHERN CROSS (1889-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A609

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1992-07-01 -

Description of relationship

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S636 - REGISTER - MINING LEASES

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1992-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1148 - REGISTERS - LEASES

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 -

Related unit of description

Series S2429 - REGISTER - MINERAL SPECIMENS

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1992-07-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S394 - CERTIFICATES - MINERS' RIGHTS

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1992-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S2191 - FILES - GENERAL

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1992-12-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1967 - CORRESPONDENCE - UNREGISTERED

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1897-01-01 - 1909-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S729 - CORRESPONDENCE AND CIRCULARS

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1992-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S730 - REGISTER - WELLS ON LEASE

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1992-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S266 - APPLICATIONS FOR LEASES

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1992-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1296 - CERTIFICATES - WORLD FAIR 1900

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S2582 - LETTERBOOK

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1992-07-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1330 - DIAGRAM BOOK - COLLIE COALFIELD

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 -

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes