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Agency ID10468
TitleBrisbane City Council I
Agency TypeLocal government authority
Start Date 31/3/1903
End Date 1/10/1925
Date NotesN/A

Created under the Local Government/Authorities Acts to provide local administration and public services in urban areas.

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Series IDTitleFromTo
10800Letterbooks 31/3/1903 14/9/1909
4099Register of Property - Brisbane 31/3/1903 31/12/1910
4153Legal Opinions 31/3/1903 31/7/1918
3618Contracts Book 31/3/1903 31/12/1924
3615Record of Grants and Certificates of Title 31/3/1903 31/12/1924
5452Minute Books 31/3/1903 23/9/1925
10798Registers of Letters Received 31/3/1903 28/9/1925
4073Contract Files 31/3/1903 1/10/1925
4114Correspondence Subject Index 31/3/1903 1/10/1925
4173Statements of Accounts 31/3/1903 1/10/1925
4162Title Deeds and Agreements (various) 31/3/1903 1/10/1925
4089Committees' Report Books 2/11/1905 29/9/1925
4167Deed of Purchase 20/12/1913 20/12/1913
4152Minutes of Committees [various] 18/2/1915 1/10/1925
10797General Correspondence 1/1/1916 1/10/1925
10802Register of Matters Referred to Committees 1/7/1916 30/6/1924
4111Rent Ledgers 1/1/1917 31/12/1919
10804Minute Books (Committee of Whole Council) 18/8/1919 26/3/1923
4161Debenture Stamps 1/1/1920 1/10/1925
4104Appointment Diary 1/1/1921 31/12/1921
10801Correspondence re Breakfast Creek Stone Crossing 9/6/1922 1/10/1925
4265Annual Reports - Brisbane Electric Tramways Investment Company Limited 1/1/1923 31/12/1924
10806Local Authorities Agreement Register 6/2/1924 1/10/1925
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
123Home Secretary's Office 31/3/1903 1/10/1925
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Controlled Agencies

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Previous Agencies

Agency IDTitle
10315Brisbane Municipal Council
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Subsequent Agencies

Agency IDTitle
247Brisbane City Council II
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Related Agencies

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Finding Aids

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Publication Notes
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Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette, 30 December 1902, Vol VII, No 163, pp 1455 - 1601
Queensland Government Gazette 1925, Vol CXXV, No 104, pp 1351 - 1361
The Local Authorities Act of 1902
Brisbane City Council Minutes, 1904, p 55
Greenwood, Gordon & Laverty, John, Brisbane 1859 - 1959: a History of Local Government, Council of the City of Brisbane, Brisbane, [1959]
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Establishing The Local Authorities Act of 1902
Abolishing The City of Brisbane Act of 1924
Administered The Local Authorities Act of 1902
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Brisbane Municipality was declared a city under the Local Authorities Act of 1902, Pt 2, S10. The Act took effect on 31 March 1903.

The City of Brisbane Act of 1924 provided Brisbane with a liberal charter of self government. Under the Act, the area governed by the Brisbane City Council was increased as the following local authorities were amalgamated with Brisbane:-
- City of South Brisbane
- Towns of Hamilton, Ithaca, Toowong, Windsor, Sandgate, and Wynnum
- Shires of Balmoral, Belmont, Coorparoo, Enoggera, Kedron, Moggill, Sherwood, Stephens, Taringa, and Toombul
- Parts of the Shires of Tingalpa and Yeerongpilly

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Queensland State Archives Agency ID10468, Brisbane City Council I
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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