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Agency ID141
TitleDepartment of Family and Community Services
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date 25/1/1996
End Date 26/2/1996
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Responsible for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, neglected or abused children, juveniles in conflict with the law, people with disabilities, older people, the homeless, disadvantaged, families in crisis.

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
436Intellectual Disability Service Administration Files 25/1/1996 28/2/1996
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Controlled Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
2852Aboriginal Co-ordinating Council 25/1/1996 26/2/1996
10635Bureau of Ethnic Affairs 25/1/1996 26/2/1996
8396Challinor Centre, Ipswich 25/1/1996 28/2/1996
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Remarks

Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 1996, vol. CCCXI, no. 13, pp. 272
Queensland Government Gazette 1996, vol. CCCXI, no. 42, pp.

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Legislation

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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
The Department of Family and Community Services replaced the Department of Family Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Affairs on 25 January 1996.

FUNCTIONS:
Child protection Services
Community services excluding Health, Regulation of Retirment, Villages and Eventide Homes
Ethnic Affairs
Intellectual Disability Services
Juvenile Justice
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander matters includging Community Infrastructiure, Rights and Culture


ABOLITION:
The title was changed to the Department of Families, Youth and Community Care on 26 February 1996 after the general state elections, when the Department underwent structural changes.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID141, Department of Family and Community Services
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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