State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Series S2494 - FILES - WAGR EMPLOYEES' FUNDS

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AU WA S2494

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FILES - WAGR EMPLOYEES' FUNDS

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  • 1907-01-31 - 1989-06-30 (Creation)

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AU WA A33 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [1] (1890-10-01 - 1914-07-01)

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The Western Australian Government Railways [1] was established following the abolition of the Dept of Works & Railways and the creation of the WAGR and the Dept of Works & Buildings. In 1914 the function of tramways was added and the Department's title changed accordingly.

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AU WA A581 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (1914-07-01 - 1922-07-01)

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In 1914 it was decided to add the function of tramways to the WAGR and the agency title was changed accordingly.

A name change occurred again in 1922 to reflect responsibility for the additional function of electricity supply.

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AU WA A582 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS AND ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (1922-07-01 - 1930-07-01)

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A change of name from the previous title to reflect responsibility for electricity supply. In 1930 responsibility for ferries was added.

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AU WA A583 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS, FERRIES AND ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (1930-07-01 - 1946-07-01)

Administrative history

A change of title to reflect responsibility for the additional function of ferries. In 1946 responsibility for electricity was given to a separate body.

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AU WA A584 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS, TRAMWAYS AND FERRIES (1946-07-01 - 1949-04-22)

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In 1946 responsibility for electricity was given to a separate authority. In 1949, the Department was abolished and two new departments were created - the Department of Railways (2) and the Western Australian Government Tramways & Ferries.

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AU WA A585 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS [2] (1949-04-22 - 2000-12-17)

Administrative history

The Western Australian Government Railways, Tramways & Ferries was abolished in 1949 and its functions dispersed to the new bodies - Western Australian Government Railways (2) and Western Australian Government Tramways & Ferries.

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The Western Australian Government Railways Employees Death Benefit Voluntary Fund was formed in 1907 to provide assistance to families following the death of an employee.
The original Fund was divided into two Funds , one offering death benefits or a payment on reaching maturity in accordance with the rules of the Fund. The other Funs was known as the Western Australian Railway Employees Provident Fund. This Fund paid a sick allowance benefit to an employee.
In accordance with the Western Australian Government Railways Act, an employee had to be a member of the State Superannuation Fund or the Western Australian Government Railways Employees Endowment Fund on reaching 21 years of age. Membership to the Provident Fund was voluntary.

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Physform2 = 3

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