State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

Series S2171 - RECORD OF SERVICE CARDS - TEMPORARY STAFF

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AU WA S2171

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RECORD OF SERVICE CARDS - TEMPORARY STAFF

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  • 1948-01-01 - 1988-12-31 (Creation)

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

Administrative history

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)

Administrative history

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)

Administrative history

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)

Administrative history

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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Record of Service Cards for Temporary Staff. Showing employees name, date of birth and employment history. NOTE: When searching through these records also look under Permanent Staff records in WAS 23 as some of these employees were transferred at different stages to a permanent status. Additionally for Temporary Staff look at all consignments in this Series because of the date range overlap.

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