Agency Details

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Agency ID1835
TitleSouthport Divisional Board
Agency TypeLocal government authority
Start Date 14/7/1883
End Date 31/3/1903
Date NotesN/A

Created under the Divisional Boards Acts to provide local administration and public services in areas outside municipalities.

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Series IDTitleFromTo
4465Minute Books [Gold Coast City Council/Southport/South Coast Town Council] 2/10/1883 31/3/1903
5020Valuation Register 1/1/1888 31/12/1894
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
8481Public Works Department (I) 14/7/1883 12/12/1887
236Mines and Works Department 12/12/1887 4/1/1890
2723Public Works Department II 4/1/1890 9/7/1891
107Colonial Secretary's Office 9/7/1891 29/7/1896
123Home Secretary's Office 29/7/1896 31/3/1903
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Controlled Agencies

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Previous Agencies

Agency IDTitle
10413Southport Shire Council I
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Subsequent Agencies

Agency IDTitle
10411Southport Shire Council II
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Related Agencies

Agency IDTitleRelationship
10413Southport Shire Council I 
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Finding Aids

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Publication Notes
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Information Sources

Divisional Boards Act 1879
Queensland Government Gazette 14 Jul 1883, Vol. XXXIII, No. 10, p 255
Divisional Boards Act 1887
Executive Minute of 9 Jul 1891
Queensland Government Gazette 1896, Vol LXVI, pp345, 400
Local Authorities Act 1902
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing Local Authorities Act 1902
Administered Divisional Boards Act 1879
Divisional Boards Act 1887
Local Government Act 1878
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Southport Division was formed from parts of Nerang and Coomera Divisions on 14 Jul 1883. Under the Local Authorities Act 1902 all Divisions became Shires on 31 Mar 1903.

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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID1835, Southport Divisional Board
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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