AU WA A1551 - SOUTH WEST DIVISION - DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY WELFARE

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Regional Office

Authorized form of name

SOUTH WEST DIVISION - DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY WELFARE

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A1551

Description area

Dates of existence

1972-06-16 -

History

In 1972, the Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority Act of 1972 repealed the earlier Native Welfare Act and transferred the welfare functions of the Department of Native Welfare to the Department of Community Welfare from 1 July 1972.

The South West Division of the Department for Community Welfare took over the welfare functions previously administered by the South West District Office of the Department for Native Welfare.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Child Welfare Act Amendment Act (No. 2) 1972; Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority Act 1972; Community Welfare Act 1972

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A1545 - SOUTH WEST DISTRICT OFFICE - DEPARTMENT OF NATIVE WELFARE (1962-01-01 - 1972-01-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1545

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1972-06-16 -

Description of relationship

Related unit of description

Series S48 - ADMINISTRATION FILES - SOUTH WEST DIVISION (S.W. SEQUENCE)

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1972-06-16 - 1986-01-01

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes