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Agency ID10364
TitleBrisbane And East Moreton Pests Destruction Board
Agency TypeStatutory authority
Start Date 10/12/1925
End Date 1/7/1961
Date NotesN/A

Joint authority responsible for control and eradication of pests

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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
123Home Secretary's Office 10/12/1925 5/12/1935
126Health and Home Affairs Department 5/12/1935 10/12/1941
231Local Government Department I 10/12/1941 1/7/1961
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Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 1925, Vol CXXV, No 248, p 2519
Queensland Government Gazette 1961, Vol CCVI, No 94, p 1436-1437
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered Local Authorities Acts 1902-1920
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The Brisbane and East Moreton Pests Destruction Board was constituted on 10 December 1925 under the provisions of the Local Authorities Acts, 1902-1920. It was formed by the union of the Brisbane City Council and the Councils of the Town of Beaudesert, Coolangatta, Redcliffe and Southport and the Shires of Beaudesert, Beenleigh, Caboolture, Cleveland, Coomera, Kilcoy, Landsborough, Nerang, Pines, Tambourine, Tingalpa and Waterford.

The main function of the Board was to destroy crows, flying foxes, scrub magpies, scrub magpies' eggs, sparrows, sparrows' eggs, starlings and starlings' eggs which were declared to be pests in the above local authority areas.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID10364, Brisbane And East Moreton Pests Destruction Board
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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