Series S2622 - FILES - CONSERVATION AND LAND MANAGEMENT (SWAN REGIONAL OFFICE)

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AU WA S2622

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FILES - CONSERVATION AND LAND MANAGEMENT (SWAN REGIONAL OFFICE)

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  • 1974-06-21 - 1992-12-11 (Creation)

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AU WA A76 - FORESTS DEPARTMENT (1919-01-01 - 1985-03-22)

Administrative history

The function of the Department was to manage:


  • forest areas that contribute to water supply areas;


  • timber production;


  • other forest produce;


  • recreation and tourism;


  • flora and fauna;


  • research;


  • forest areas where mining operations have occurred.

The Department was abolished in 1985 and the Department of Conservation and Land Management (CALM) was formed to take over this organisation's functions.

Name of creator

AU WA A77 - DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND LAND MANAGEMENT (1985-03-22 - 2006-06-30)

Administrative history

The function of the Department was to:


  • manage State forests, national parks, nature reserves and other lands and the associated forest produce, fauna and flora;


  • encourage the development of forest production requirements;


  • conserve and protect flora and fauna and administer the Wildlife Conservation Act;


  • carry out research into land management, and Conservation and protection of flora and fauna;


  • advise and co-operate with others in the public interest;


  • advise the Minister on land matters.

The Lands and Forests Commission, the National Parks and Nature Conservation Authority and the Forest Production Council initially came under the auspices of the Department of Conservation and Land Management.

On 1 July 2006, the functions of the department were taken over by the newly formed Department of Environment and Conservation.

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Files that were created by the Northern Forest, Metropolitan and Swan Regional offices of the Forests Department. The files were amalgamated by the Swan Regional Office of the Department of Conservation and Land Management in 1985.

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