Series S1918 - SUBJECT FILES

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AU WA S1918




  • 1983-12-23 - 1993-02-16 (Creation)

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AU WA A1023 - HON. JOSEPH MAX BERINSON MLC (1983-12-23 - 1993-02-16)

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The Honourable Joseph Max Berinson MLC held the office of Attorney General; Minister for Budget Management; Prisons (later Corrective Services); Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council as part of the Burke Ministry between 23 December 1983 and 20 December 1990. Following the reconstitution of the Ministry on 20 December 1990 he relinquished his position as Minister for Budget Management, although he maintained his remaining portfolios until 16 February 1993.

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This series comprises the subject files for the Hon Joseph Max Berinson in his capacity as Attorney General and Minister for Corrective Services. While the majority of these files relate to matters connected with the Minister's role as Attorney General (files denoted by the prefix AG), the series also contains a small number of subject files that deal with the Minister's Corrective Services portfolio (denoted by the prefix PR).

Generally the contents of the subject files will either relate to an important topical matter or contentious issue, or will be concerned with the passing of legislation relevant to either the Attorney General or Corrective Services portfolio. The documentation contained within the files include speeches, reports, proposals, copies of draft legislation and general correspondence.


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