State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

AU WA A1405 - ROTTNEST ISLAND BOARD OF CONTROL

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Statutory Authority

Authorized form of name

ROTTNEST ISLAND BOARD OF CONTROL

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A1405

Description area

Dates of existence

1917-05-13 - 1956-07-23

History

Rottnest Island was declared an A class reserve under the Permanent Reserves Act in May 1917. A Board was then appointed under the Parks and Reserves Act to control and manage the island (excluding the lighthouse and prison reserve). The Board of Control became a Body Corporate in 1956 and became a Board of Management.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Permanent Reserves Act 1899; Parks and Reserves Act 1895.

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A682 - ROTTNEST ISLAND AUTHORITY (1988-05-30 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A682

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1988-05-30 -

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A681 - ROTTNEST ISLAND BOARD OF MANAGEMENT (1956-07-24 - 1988-05-29)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A681

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1956-07-24 -

Description of relationship

Related function

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes