State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

AU WA A7 - PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Department

Authorized form of name

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A7

Description area

Dates of existence

1901-01-01 - 1985-01-01

History

Formerly the Department of Works & Buildings, the Public Works Department expanded greatly from the beginning of the century, becoming responsible for the construction of the Goldfields Water Supply and Fremantle harbour. The Public Works Department changed its name to the Building Management Authority on 1 January 1985.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Public Works Act 1902

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A1216 - DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT (2001-07-01 - 2009-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1216

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1949-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A877 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN BUILDING MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (1995-09-11 - 1996-09-11)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A877

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1901-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A906 - DEPARTMENT OF CONTRACT AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES (1996-07-01 - 2001-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A906

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1901-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A8 - WATER AUTHORITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (1985-07-01 - 1996-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A8

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1901-01-01 - 1985-07-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A9 - BUILDING MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (1985-01-01 - 1995-09-11)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A9

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1901-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1199 - WATER CORPORATION (1996-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1199

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1901-01-01 - 1985-07-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1206 - DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND WORKS (2001-07-01 - 2009-01-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1206

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1901-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A587 - DEPARTMENT OF WORKS AND BUILDINGS (1890-10-01 - 1900-12-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A587

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1890-10-01 - 1900-12-30

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A580 - DEPARTMENT OF WORKS AND RAILWAYS (1879-12-31 - 1890-10-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A580

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1879-12-31 - 1890-10-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A107 - WATER SUPPLY, SEWERAGE AND DRAINAGE DEPARTMENT (1912-01-01 - 1921-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A107

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1829-01-01 - 1912-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A349 - MAIN ROADS BOARD (1926-01-01 - 1930-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A349

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1829-01-01 - 1926-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A350 - MAIN ROADS DEPARTMENT (1930-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A350

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1829-01-01 - 1926-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1 - DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT [1] (1949-01-01 - 2001-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1206 - DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND WORKS (2001-07-01 - 2009-01-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1206

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

2001-07-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A877 - WESTERN AUSTRALIAN BUILDING MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (1995-09-11 - 1996-09-11)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A877

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1995-09-11 - 1996-07-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A8 - WATER AUTHORITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (1985-07-01 - 1996-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A8

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1985-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A9 - BUILDING MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (1985-01-01 - 1995-09-11)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A9

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1985-01-01 - 1995-09-11

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A393 - DERBY WATER BOARD (1919-01-01 - 1956-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A393

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1921-01-01 - 1956-01-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A587 - DEPARTMENT OF WORKS AND BUILDINGS (1890-10-01 - 1900-12-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A587

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

- 1984-12-31

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1525 - DANGIN-QUAIRADING WATER BOARD (1949-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1525

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1949-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1524 - MANJIMUP WATER BOARD (1936-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1524

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1936-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1527 - KORIJEKUP WATER BOARD (1927-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1527

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1927-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1522 - PINJARRA WATER BOARD (1926-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1522

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1926-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1523 - WAGIN WATER BOARD (1912-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1523

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1921-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1526 - KATANNING WATER BOARD (1918-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1526

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1921-01-01 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A653 - MEEKATHARRA WATER BOARD (1912-10-04 - 1957-12-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A653

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1921-01-01 - 1957-12-31

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A714 - STATE IMPLEMENT AND ENGINEERING WORKS (1913-07-01 - 1942-06-30)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A714

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S1161 - PWD PLAN REGISTERS [1]

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

- 1962-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S399 - PLANS - ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1830-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S3990 - CONTRACT BOOKS - ORD RIVER PROJECT

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1960-04-01 - 1960-04-01

Related unit of description

Series S1940 - REGISTER - APPRENTICES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1954-01-01 - 1959-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1430 - SHIPPING REGISTER - COSSACK AND POINT SAMSON

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1907-01-13 - 1946-12-28

Related unit of description

Series S2973 - CONTRACT BOOKS - ARCHITECTURAL DIVISION

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S1435 - CORRESPONDENCE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S432 - RECORD OF SERVICE - CERTIFICATES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1954-01-01 - 1970-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1968 - CANNING STOCK ROUTE - EXPEDITION JOURNAL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1929-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S945 - PLANS - ARCHITECTURAL AND ELECTRICAL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1982-01-01 - 1984-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1459 - ORD RIVER PROJECT - COURT CASES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1965-01-01 - 1965-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S3006 - ELECTION RETURNS - ROAD BOARDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1900-01-01 - 1948-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S3007 - ELECTION RETURNS - MUNICIPALITIES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1900-01-01 - 1948-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S3009 - ORD RIVER PROJECT - EXPERIMENTAL AREA - PHOTOGRAPHS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1942-07-14 - 1945-08-07

Related unit of description

Series S1985 - RECORDS - VARIOUS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S2757 - CALCULATION BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

- 1984-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S2761 - PRESS CLIPPINGS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

- 1972-07-31

Related unit of description

Series S2762 - MONTHLY WATER LEVELS - TABULATION BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1919-08-08 - 1982-05-13

Related unit of description

Series S1489 - REGISTER - FILES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1918-04-08 -

Related unit of description

Series S3030 - APPLICATIONS - FREMANTLE SLIPWAY

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1942-12-04 - 1985-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S3034 - FILES - PROPERTY AND VALUATION OFFICE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1966-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S3035 - FILES - WATER SUPPLY

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1920-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S218 - REGISTERS - FIELD BOOKS AND LEVEL BOOKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 -

Related unit of description

Series S1763 - CARD INDEX - FILES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1970-01-01 - 1984-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1768 - CIRCULARS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1891-01-01 - 1896-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S2542 - PWD PLAN REGISTERS [2]

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S2544 - CONTRACT BOOK - ENGINEERING DIVISION

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

- 1939-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S2545 - INDEX - PERSONAL FILES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

- 1965-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S2546 - PLAN REGISTER - SEWERAGE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

- 1905-05-12

Related unit of description

Series S2548 - REGISTER - WATER AND DRAINAGE BOARDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

- 1961-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S2804 - MINUTES - AGRICULTURAL HYDRALIC PROPOSALS COMMITTEE (PWD)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S6 - BUILDING WORKS CONTRACT DOCUMENT

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1894-10-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S3095 - ENGINEERING FILES - ORD RIVER

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1970-10-27 -

Related unit of description

Series S3096 - FILES - DAMS (MECHANICAL AND ENGINEERING) - SOUTH

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1952-09-11 - 1983-11-30

Related unit of description

Series S3097 - MINUTES - CARNARVON IRRIGATION DISTRICT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1959-12-16 - 1985-07-01

Related unit of description

Series S1560 - LEDGERS - SHIPS WATERING

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1894-07-01 - 1903-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S4393 - PHOTOGRAPHS OF PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAMS UNDERTAKEN IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1901-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S1332 - DIAGRAM - ALBANY DEEP SEA JETTY

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 - 1930-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S2356 - FILES - AMERICA'S CUP DEFENCE 1987

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1984-01-01 - 1985-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1334 - ACCOUNTS BOOK - FREMANTLE SLIPWAY

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1945-01-01 - 1953-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S2358 - FILES - GERALDTON HARBOUR WORKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1960-01-01 - 1984-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1335 - LOGBOOKS - SLIPWAY MOVEMENTS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1977-01-01 - 1985-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S2359 - PLANS - GOLDFIELDS WATER SCHEME

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1901-01-01 - 1938-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S574 - MONTHLY SUMMARY - SHIPPING

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1908-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1090 - SPECIFICATION FORMS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1891-09-30 - 1892-10-13

Related unit of description

Series S1605 - ORD RIVER PROJECT - RETURNS OF WATER SUPPLIED

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1963-05-01 - 1963-06-30

Related unit of description

Series S82 - FILES - GENERAL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1901-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S84 - SURVEYORS FIELD BOOKS AND LEVEL BOOKS [METROPOLITAN PERTH]

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1896-01-01 - 1912-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S85 - SURVEYORS FIELD BOOKS AND LEVEL BOOKS [STATE WIDE]

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1901-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S3162 - REGISTER - PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT PLANS (RAILWAYS) - STANDARD DRAWINGS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1901-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S4443 - MUNICIPAL BY-LAWS AND GOVERNMENT NOTICES [EXTRACTS FROM GOVERNMENT GAZETTE]

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1904-02-05 - 1949-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S4444 - ROADS BOARD FINANCIAL SUMMARIES AND ASSOCIATED RECORDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1905-01-01 - 1949-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S4447 - ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS - ROADS BOARDS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1928-07-01 - 1949-01-01

Related unit of description

Series S1375 - CORRESPONDENCE - UNREGISTERED

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1892-01-01 - 1962-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S1376 - FILE - GAS PROPELLED VEHICLES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1899-12-30 - 1941-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S2154 - ADMINISTRATIVE FILES - GENERAL

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

- 1984-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S4463 - PERSONAL PAPERS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1976-02-01 - 1987-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S4464 - ARCHITECTURAL PLANS - DUMAS HOUSE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1963-03-01 - 1963-03-31

Related unit of description

Series S1392 - LEDGER - SERVICES SUPPLIED

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1901-01-01 - 1903-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S3956 - PERSONAL FILES

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1901-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S1395 - REPORTS - PORTS AND HARBOURS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

- 1914-12-31

Related unit of description

Series S3961 - PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORDS - PUBLIC WORKS

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1901-01-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S3962 - RECORDS - NO. 8 PUMPING STATION, DEDARI

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1901-11-01 -

Related unit of description

Series S3966 - MINUTES

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes

To be checked further:
1892: PWD
1895-1915: Dept of PW
1915-1923: Dept of PW & Trading Concerns
1923-1936: Dept of PW and Labour
1936-1941: Dept of PW
1944-1968: Dept of PW & Water Supply
1970-1985: PWD