Series S1090 - SPECIFICATION FORMS

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AU WA S1090

Title

SPECIFICATION FORMS

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  • 1891-09-30 - 1892-10-13 (Creation)

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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.

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Eighteen sets of specifications for various constructions. They give details on how various constructions are to be built (eg jetties and railways) and the types of materials to be used. These include some standard specificatians (eg road bridges, fencing, station buildings, wagons) and some for particular projects. (eg Geraldton and Cossack jetties) No plans or drawings are included.

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Alphanumeric

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Open

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Open

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Range Control Symbol = PSB 1

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