State Records Office of WA SROWA

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

AU WA A1832 - VASSE POLICE STATION

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Police Station

Authorized form of name

VASSE POLICE STATION

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A1832

Description area

Dates of existence

1839-01-01 - 1900-12-04

History

The first police station was built in Vasse near Fairlawn Road about 1840. The role of the Vasse Police station included Water Police duties. On the 6th December 1861 new police quarters on Main and Princes Street were built. The name of the station was changed to Busselton Police Station on the 4th of December 1900.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: (Police Act 1892, s. 39 Establishment of Police Districts (amended by No 6 of 1978 s.10)

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A1791 - BUSSELTON POLICE STATION (1900-12-04 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1791

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A61 - WESTERN AUSTRALIA POLICE DEPARTMENT (1853-03-05 - 1995-05-31)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A61

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A944 - WESTERN AUSTRALIA POLICE SERVICE (1995-05-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A944

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

-

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

(Records in this Record Series were previously listed at the State Records Office at reference: AN 5/Vasse: Accession 410, 3313, 3314, 3315)