Series S1027 - FILES - GENERAL

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AU WA S1027




  • 1935-01-01 - (Creation)
  • 1933-08-28 - 1975-12-31 (Accumulation)

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AU WA A551 - MUNICIPALITY OF BUSSELTON (1871-02-20 - 1951-05-17)

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The Municipality of Busselton was gazetted on 21 February 1871 and elections for members were held on 8 March 1871. An order-in-council gazetted on 11 May 1951 amalgamated the Busselton Municipal Council and the Sussex Road Board as the Busselton Road Board. On 7 September 1928 the Busselton Municipal Council was appointed under the provisions of the Cemeteries Act, 1897 as a Board to control and manage the Busselton Cemetery (Reserve 9298 at 4-Mile Hill).

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AU WA A553 - BUSSELTON ROAD BOARD (1951-05-18 - 1961-06-30)

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The Busselton Road Board was formed on 18 May 1951 from an amalgamation of the Sussex Road Board and the Municipality of Busselton. The Busselton Road Board became the Shire of Busselton on 1 July 1961. The Busselton Road Board administered the Busselton Cemetery.

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AU WA A554 - SHIRE OF BUSSELTON (1961-07-01 - 2012-01-21)

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The Busselton Road Board became the Shire of Busselton on 1 July 1961 when under the Local Government Act all road boards became shire councils. The Shire of Busselton administers the Busselton Cemetery.

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The Municipality of Busselton, the Busselton Road Board and the Shire of Busselton appear to have kept several sequences of files. This is an artificial series created by the State Records Office to include all files transferred in 1987. Included is correspondence inwards and outwards to various government departments, private individuals and the Sussex Road Board, and covering various matters.


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