State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

AU WA A1005 - PERTH OBSERVATORY

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Corporate body

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Sub-Department

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PERTH OBSERVATORY

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Description identifier

AU WA A1005

Description area

Dates of existence

1896-01-01 -

History

A Government Astronomer was first appointed in 1896. Shortly after that the foundation stone for an Observatory was laid. This building was opened at Mt Eliza in 1900. The Observatory remained there until 1966 when a new Observatory was opened at Bickley Brook.

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Related entity

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

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A77

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1996-06-30 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A406 - DEPARTMENT OF STATE SERVICES (1990-07-31 - 1996-06-30)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A406

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1990-07-31 - 1996-06-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A117 - DEPARTMENT OF SERVICES (1986-05-01 - 1990-07-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A117

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1986-05-01 - 1990-07-31

Description of relationship

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AU WA A344 - DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (DOCIT) (1984-03-01 - 1990-05-17)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A344

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1984-12-14 - 1986-05-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A97 - DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (1983-12-23 - 1984-12-14)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A97

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1983-12-23 - 1984-12-14

Description of relationship

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AU WA A95 - DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (1983-03-23 - 1983-12-23)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A95

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1983-03-23 - 1983-12-23

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A240 - CHIEF SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT (1924-04-16 - 1983-03-23)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A240

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1924-01-01 - 1983-03-23

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A103 - COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE (1828-12-30 - 1924-04-16)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A103

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1896-01-01 - 1924-12-31

Description of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S4145 - METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS (BOTANICAL GARDENS, PERTH)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1896-01-01 - 1900-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S4146 - METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS (PERTH OBSERVATORY)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1897-01-01 - 1966-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S4149 - METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS (BREAKSEA ISLAND)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1896-09-29 -

Related unit of description

Series S115 - METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS (FREMANTLE)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1897-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S3960 - WEATHER REPORTS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1898-06-01 -

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Final

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Archivist's notes