AU WA A1730 - ROYAL COMMISSION ON FORESTS AND TIMBER IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Royal Commission

Authorized form of name

ROYAL COMMISSION ON FORESTS AND TIMBER IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A1730

Description area

Dates of existence

1951-03-14 - 1951-12-14

History

On 14 March 1951, G.J. Rodger was appointed Royal Commissioner to Inquire Into and Report Upon the Following Aspects of the Forestry and Timber Industry within Western Australia:

1) Forest resources and potential, including softwood development;

2) Demands on such resources from within and without the State, and the extent to which, and the manner in which, such demands should be met;

3) Forest valuation and finance;

4) Forest regulation and administration;

5) Forest utilisation and harvesting of timber crops, including dead timber;

6) Sawmilling and fire prevention and protection;

7) Forest policy, including the granting and conditions of existing and future permits;

8) Forest legislation and regulations;

9) Remedial action in relation to the foregoing; and

10) Whether any (and if so what) changes were desirable in the administration of the Forests Department.

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General context

Relationships area

Related function

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S4682 - REPORT

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1951-12-14 - 1951-12-14

Related unit of description

Series S4683 - TRANSCRIPTS OF EVIDENCE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1951-04-10 - 1951-09-05

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Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes