Series S1985 - RECORDS - VARIOUS

Identity area

Reference code

AU WA S1985

Title

RECORDS - VARIOUS

Date(s)

  • 1910-01-01 - (Creation)
  • 1897-01-01 - 1987-12-31 (Accumulation)

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Name of creator

AU WA A7 - PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (1901-01-01 - 1985-01-01)

Administrative 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.

Name of creator

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

Administrative history

The Building Management Authority succeeded the Public Works Department in 1985. Its function was to manage the design, procurement and construction of all Government buildings; to maintain and improve existing buildings and to provide advice to the Minister for Works and the Government on matters relating to the building industry.

The Building Management Authority changed its name to the Western Australian Building Management Authority in September 1995.

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Scope and content

Files relating to water supply, buildings, railways and estray items relating to significant activities undertaken by staff involved on these projects. This is an artificial series created by the Public Records of WA.

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Numerical

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Open

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Open

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Range Control Symbol = 1 - 8

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