Series S2947 - MINUTE BOOKS

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AU WA S2947




  • 1949-07-01 - (Creation)

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AU WA A1185 - MANDURAH ROAD BOARD (1949-07-01 - 1961-06-30)

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During the latter half of the 19th Century, Mandurah formed part of the Murray Region, coming under the auspices of the Murray Road Board. Over a number of years, sections of the Murray region had been established as separate shires and the last to be annexed was Mandurah. Mandurah Road Board was formed in mid-1949 controlling an area between the coast and Peel estuary, as well as Mandurah itself. These boundaries would later be realigned when the Board became a Shire Council in 1961.

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AU WA A1186 - SHIRE OF MANDURAH (1961-07-01 - 1987-06-30)

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After an investigation into Board affairs and on the advice of the Minister for Local Government, Mandurah Road Board members resigned in 1956 and a Commissioner was appointed to handle the affairs of the town. The Mandurah Road Board was reconstituted on the 26 April 1960 and almost a year later on 1 July 1961, the gazettal of the Mandurah Shire Council was effected in accordance with the Local Government Act 1960.

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AU WA A1187 - TOWN OF MANDURAH (1987-07-01 - 1990-04-14)

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On the 1 July 1987, Mandurah moved to Town status and the first Mayor of Mandurah was elected by Council.

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AU WA A1188 - CITY OF MANDURAH (1990-04-14 -)

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On the 14 April 1990, the Town of Mandurah became the City of Mandurah.

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Minutes of the Mandurah Road Board, Shire of Mandurah, Town of Mandurah and City of Mandurah, recording Board and Council decisions.


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