State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

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CANCELLED PUBLIC PLANS - AGRICULTURAL AREAS

  • AU WA S1015
  • Series
  • 1893-01-01 - 1964-01-01

The plans in this series were transferred to the State Records Office in 1971 and originally accessioned as 923C. In 1998, they were allocated a new consignment number, Consignment 6100. The plans are filed alphabetically by locality in one seq...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

RECORDS - WA LAND COMPANY, MIDLAND RAILWAY COMPANY, ETC.

  • AU WA S1210
  • Series
  • 1888-01-01 - 1892-12-31

Registers of selections and leases and licences pertaining to the WA Land Company and showing lesses's name, lease no., area, improvements and amount of claim. See also Record Series No. 1311 (consignment 4890), a Register of leases which includes...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

REGISTER - ISLANDS LEASED

  • AU WA S1211
  • Series
  • 1872-01-01 - 1894-12-31

A register of islands in WA granted on lease. Details include name of island, occupant's name and duration of lease.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

RECORD OF SERVICE REGISTERS

  • AU WA S1255
  • Series
  • 1897-01-01 - 1988-12-31

This series comprises record of service registers for the Department of Land and Surveys. The registers can include details such as: date of birth; dates of employment; transfers; leave; promotions; place of employment; salary and remarks. An alph...

DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION

LAND PURCHASE BOARD - MINUTES

  • AU WA S1298
  • Series
  • 1897-01-01 -

The Land Purchase Board was established by the Agricultural Lands Purchase Act (No. 34 of 1897 and No. 46 of 1909) section 7 and 6 respectively, to advise generally and value land offered for sale to the Government under the Act. Essentially run b...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

PASTORAL DIVISIONS - INFORMATION

  • AU WA S1299
  • Series
  • 1924-01-01 - 1936-12-31

Apparently kept by the Board of Pastoral Appraisers this volume includes statistical information (eg. stock carrying capacity and wool values) and newspaper cuttings on the pastoral divisions (Eucla, North West, Kimberley and Eastern). Also includ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CROWN LANDS TRIBUNAL - MINUTES

  • AU WA S1300
  • Series
  • 1959-11-10 - 1969-12-31

The Crown Lands Tribunal was appointed by the Hon. Premier to examine and recommend to the Minister for Lands, Forests and Immigration the utilisation of certain areas of sparsely timbered lands for agricultural purposes. eg Tone River, Collie cat...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

WAR SERVICE LAND SETTLEMENT BOARD - VALUATIONS

  • AU WA S1301
  • Series
  • 1947-01-01 - 1966-12-31

This series contains valuation records of the War Service Land Settlement Scheme which was administered by the Department of Lands and Surveys for the state on behalf of the Commonwealth Government. This is an artificial series created by the Depa...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

MAPPING PROJECTIONS

  • AU WA S1302
  • Series
  • 1901-01-01 - 1971-12-31

Departmental aids for creation of cadastral maps.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

INDEX - STREET NAMES

  • AU WA S1303
  • Series
  • 1929-01-01 - 1969-12-31

Departmental aide-memoire to show relationship of street names to correspondence files and alterations to names. Organised by localities in alphabetical order.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

RESERVES ADVISORY COUNCIL - MINUTES AND RESOLUTIONS

  • AU WA S1304
  • Series
  • 1969-01-14 - 1970-05-14

The Reserves Advisory Council was set up by the Minister for Lands as an interdepartmental committee to:- find ways and means to protect natural scenery; discuss issues re National Parks and related reserves; discuss relevant legislation in Austra...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

RECORDS REGARDING LAND - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S1305
  • Series
  • 1898-01-01 - 1946-12-31

This is an artificial series created by the Department of Land Administration to include various papers compiled at different times. They reflect on the legislative changes in Land Acts/Regulations and the impact on administration. Additionally th...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

EMU POINT (ALBANY) RESERVE BOARD - MINUTES

  • AU WA S1306
  • Series
  • 1947-08-20 - 1976-05-14

The Board was constituted for the management and control of the Emu Point Reserve (Reserve 14789) near Albany. The original board consisted of the Under Secretary for Lands, the Surveyor General, the Inspector in Charge of Local Government Office...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTERS - LEASES (REGULATIONS)

  • AU WA S1311
  • Series
  • 1887-01-01 - 1981-12-31

Registers pertaining to the release of Crown lands under clauses of the various Land Regulations. With the passing of the Land Act in 1898, leases continued to be issued under the relevant clause of the new Act, thus a volume may include lease...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

PASTORAL APPEALS

  • AU WA S1312
  • Series
  • 1921-01-01 - 1922-12-31

Extracts from minutes of the Board of Pastoral Appraisers (now the Pastoral Board) of appeals against rent (chiefly) and other administrative decisions of the Lands and Surveys Department. Each volume is indexed alphabetically by station or lessee...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

STATE SURVEY AND MAPPING COMMITTEE - AGENDAS AND MINUTES

  • AU WA S1313
  • Series
  • 1947-01-01 - 1987-12-31

The State Survey and Mapping Committee was also known as the State Mapping and Co-ordinating Comittee (1947-1953) and the State Mapping Committee (1954-1957). This inter-departmental committee was established at the direction of the Minister for L...

DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION

ADMISSION CARDS

  • AU WA S1317
  • Series
  • 1976-01-01 - 1986-12-31

Cards completed on admission of migrants to Noalimba Migrant Reception Centre. Arranged alphabetically the cards show names of migrants, names and ages of their children, occupation, how arrived (eg by air), date of arrival, name of bank, address...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTERS - STATISTICS

  • AU WA S1318
  • Series
  • 1973-01-01 - 1978-12-31

Statistics maintained by Noalimba Migrant Reception Centre. Included are monthly statistics 1974 - 1977 which show numbers of migrants admitted/departed each month. Daily statistics 1973 - 1978 show numbers in/out and total and the names of migr...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

REGISTER - DEPARTURES

  • AU WA S1319
  • Series
  • 1977-01-01 - 1978-01-06

Record of departures from Noalimba Migrant Reception Centre. Shows name, date of departure and address.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

INDEX PLANS - TOWNSITES

  • AU WA S1329
  • Series
  • 1912-01-01 - 1988-12-31

Index plans on public plan base showing details of Original Plan numbers and Diagrams.The index sheets may also show correspondence file numbers as amended by Land Parcels Branch of DOLA.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION

FILE- HERDSMANS LAKE

  • AU WA S1331
  • Series
  • 1935-01-01 - 1935-12-31

The file contains - results of a questionnaire re land holdings at Herdsmans Lake in 1935, a list of cottages there and a detailed description of the soil type in the lake area.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

PLANS - CHIEF DRAFTSMAN

  • AU WA S1364
  • Series
  • 1913-02-01 - 1981-07-31

Chief Draftsman's plans are a miscellany of plans created by the chief draftsman or at his direction. These are generally one-off tasks - e.g. Meckering Earthquake impact, plans of public buildings, townsites, Aboriginal missions and communities,...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

FILE - EXMOUTH GULF OIL

  • AU WA S1374
  • Series
  • 1953-01-01 - 1955-12-31

Estray - Surveyor General's "private file" containing newspaper clippings relating to the discovery of oil at Exmouth Gulf.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN LAND INFORMATION SYSTEM - UNREGISTERED FILES

  • AU WA S1380
  • Series
  • 1983-01-01 - 1987-12-31

This series contains unregistered files from the Western Australian Land Information System (WALIS) which became part of the Department of Land Administration's Integrated Land Information Programme (ILIP).

DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION

CARD INDEX - PERPETUAL LEASES

  • AU WA S1382
  • Series
  • 1947-01-01 - 1988-12-31

Card index to Perpetual leases were granted under the War Service Land Settlement Scheme to veterans of World War ll. Such leases could be passed on but not sold, or, they could be converted to freehold by paying the value of the land. Details on...

DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION

STEREOPLOTTING SECTION - INDEXES

  • AU WA S1406
  • Series
  • 1956-01-01 - 1960-12-31

Index books held by Stereoplotting Section, Topographic Services. Used as aide-memoires in relating aerial photography runs to creation of plans and maps from photographs.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CARD INDEX - STATIONS

  • AU WA S1436
  • Series
  • 1964-01-01 - 1993-12-31

This card index is an A - Z of station names. Information includes: Lease number; lessee; address; acreage; correspondence file number [see WAS 211 and/or AN 3]. Detail varies from card to card.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION

PASTORAL LEASES - ACTION BOOKS

  • AU WA S1437
  • Series
  • 1964-01-01 - 1967-12-31

This is an artificial series created by the Department of Land Administration to include action books showing amalgamation of old pastoral leases, conversion to new leases in 1964/67 and allocation of station names (including source of name).

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

PASTORAL LEASE COMMITTEE - TRANSCRIPTS OF EVIDENCE

  • AU WA S1438
  • Series
  • 1962-01-01 -

The Pastoral Lease Committee was appointed in February 1962 by Executive Council Minute on the direction of the Minister for Lands to investigate the granting of pastoral leases under the Land Act. It was chaired by the Surveyor-General. These...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE

  • AU WA S1439
  • Series
  • 1970-01-01 - 1988-12-31

This is an artificial series created by the Department of Land Administration to include records that report on the organisational structure of the Department of Lands and Survey and its successor, the Department of Land Administration, and change...

DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION

FILES - HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES BRANCH

  • AU WA S1440
  • Series
  • 1922-01-01 - 1987-12-31

Organisational files held by Human Resource Services Branch, superseded by a new cover style and control numbers. The files deal with a variety of employment issues, structure of the Department and internal directives. The "General Disposal Author...

DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION

WORK RECORDS - SURVEY EXAMINER BRIAN WRAY

  • AU WA S1441
  • Series
  • 1959-01-01 - 1988-12-31

This series contains an example of the manual records of one officer's (Brian Wray, Survey Examiner) work jobs from his appointment to the Department of Lands and Survey until the introduction of computer control of jobs. Archived as a sample of ...

DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION

AGRICULTURAL RAILWAYS ADVISORY BOARD - MINUTES

  • AU WA S1442
  • Series
  • 1911-01-01 - 1947-12-31

The Agricultural Railways Advisory Board was established in 1911 as an inter-departmental committee under the chair of the Surveyor-General to advise the Government through the Premier on the establishment and extension of agricultural railways. I...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

AGRICULTURAL RAILWAYS ADVISORY BOARD - FILES

  • AU WA S1443
  • Series
  • 1910-01-01 - 1933-12-31

The Agricultural Railways Advisory Board was established in 1911 as an inter-departmental committee, under the chair of the Surveyor-General, to advise the Government, through the Premier, on the establishment and extension of agricultural railway...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

RESERVE BILL - MINISTERIAL NOTES

  • AU WA S1444
  • Series
  • 1936-01-01 - 1991-12-31

Briefing notes supplied to the Hon Minister for Lands by the Department of Lands and Survey. Also includes speech notes for use in parliament, draft bills and cabinet approvals.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION

WAR SERVICE LAND SETTLEMENT BOARD RECORDS - VARIOUS

  • AU WA S1445
  • Series
  • 1945-01-01 - 1965-12-31

The War Service Land Settlement Board operated under the aegis of the Department of Lands and Survey. This is an artificial series created by the Department of Land Administration to include minutes, agendas and other papers (correspondence, memos...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

WAR SERVICE LAND SETTLEMENT - CREDIT AUTHORITY FILES

  • AU WA S1446
  • Series
  • 1948-01-01 - 1966-12-31

The War Service Land Settlent Board operated under the aegis of the Department of Lands and Survey. This series contains unregistered files of correspondence between the War Service Land Settlement Board, the Commonwealth of Australia and the Rura...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

WAR SERVICE LAND SETTLEMENT - FARM LEDGER CARDS

  • AU WA S1447
  • Series
  • 1947-01-01 - 1966-12-31

The War Service Land Settlement Scheme operated under the aegis of the Department of Lands and Survey. This series contains a sample from a larger holding now destroyed. The sample is based on approximately six cards in each geographical region wh...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

WAR SERVICE LAND SETTLEMENT BOARD - PROPERTY INDEX

  • AU WA S1448
  • Series
  • 1945-01-01 - 1966-12-31

The War Service Land Settlement Board operated under the aegis of the Department of Lands and Survey. This multi purpose card index covering the whole of the WSLS operation allows most actions to be followed. Headings of each section of cards are ...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

WAR SERVICE LAND SETTLEMENT - PROPERTY REGISTER

  • AU WA S1449
  • Series
  • 1945-01-01 - 1958-12-31

The War Service Land Settlement Board operated under the aegis of the Department of Lands and Survey. This series contains a one volume register of acquired properties and relates to their conversion into WSLS farms. Details given include: Commonw...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

LAND BOARD - LAND RELEASES

  • AU WA S1461
  • Series
  • 1958-01-01 -

The Land Board is a mechanism under the 1933 Land Act that allows land opened for selection to be awarded to an applicant chosen on merit. The motivation was to ensure that genuine aplicants only would clear land and develop farms and thus to avo...

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S1639
  • Series
  • 1955-01-01 -

Unregistered letters/correspondence received by the Department of Lands & Survey.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

FOREMAN'S REPORTS - GROUP SETTLEMENT

  • AU WA S1732
  • Series
  • 1921-01-01 - 1942-12-31

Foreman's monthly returns form various Groups. Details include the settler's name, location and remarks. As there is no known system of arrangement/control for this series, the State Archives has imposed a numerical system.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

CARD INDEX - FILES

  • AU WA S1763
  • Series
  • 1970-01-01 - 1987-12-31

Index created by the Land and Property Branch of Public Works Department to files held by that Branch. The cards were transferred to the Department of Land Administration in 1986.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION

WAR SERVICE LAND SETTLEMENT - LEDGERS

  • AU WA S1782
  • Series
  • 1947-01-01 - 1969-12-31

Ledgers realting to various aspects of the War Service Land Settlement Scheme especially the financial side of the Scheme.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

INDEX - CORRESPONDENCE

  • AU WA S1815
  • Series
  • 1911-01-01 - 1926-12-31

Index to correspondence regarding locations in various districts, showing district and location numbers and relevant Field Book numbers where known. Only a few entries are recorded. The volume was then used as a field book register.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND SURVEYS

LEASE DESCRIPTION BOOKS

  • AU WA S1889
  • Series
  • 1885-01-01 - 1899-12-31

Lease description books comprising a separate volume for each type of lease. Details include lessee, no., district, date and a description of the boundaries. They are arranged in chronological order of lease no.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

REGISTERS - LESSEES

  • AU WA S1891
  • Series
  • 1860-01-01 - 1932-12-31

These lessees registers record, under the name of the lessee, the various leases held. Information given includes the lease no., reference to the description, district, acres, date of expiry and remarks. See also the two index volumes to these reg...

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

MEMORANDA

  • AU WA S1946
  • Series
  • 1876-09-18 - 1915-12-31

Handwritten paper copies of memoranda sent by the Surveyor General and the Under Secretary for Lands.

CROWN LANDS AND SURVEYS DEPARTMENT

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