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Agency ID1674
TitleQueensland War Council
Agency TypeOther agency type
Start Date 25/9/1915
End Date 1/11/1932
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Responsible for collection and administration of funds, and programs for re-settlement and employment of returned soldiers

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Controlled Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
2774Land Settlement Committee 3/11/1915 1/11/1932
2189Trustees of the Discharged, Maimed and Wounded Soldiers' Fund 1/1/1918 31/3/1924
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Remarks

Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 1915, Vol CV, No 123, p. 869
Queensland Government Gazette 1932, Vol CXXXIX, No 116, p.1505
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT
On 25 September 1915, the Queensland War Council was established with the right to establish other Sub-Committees throughout the state.

FUNCTIONS:
The role of the Council was the collection and administration of funds, and initiatives for employment and settlement of returned soldiers, and to provide assistance and advice to dependents of those killed.

ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE:
The Council was comprised of the Premier, various other Ministers, aldermen of the Brisbane local authorities, the President of the Chamber of Manufacturers, and the Director of Labour. Sub-Committees of the Council were established and expanded or changed over time including: Medical, Employment generally, Land Settlement, Education, Anzac Cottages, administration of the Discharged, Maimed and Wounded Soldiers Fund etc. Committees were also formed in local authority areas other than Brisbane.

PORTFOLIO CONTROLLING
Chief Secretary 25 Sep 1915 - 24 Apr 1919
Premier and Chief Secretary 24 Apr 1919 - 1 Nov 1932

ABOLITION:
The membership of the Council was terminated by order - in - council from 1 November 1932.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID1674, Queensland War Council
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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