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Agency ID1891
TitleTingalpa Divisional Board
Agency TypeLocal government authority
Start Date 11/11/1879
End Date 31/3/1903
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

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

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
5625Minute Books 10/12/1879 31/3/1903
5634Letterbooks 19/10/1885 31/3/1903
5655Rate Books 1/1/1888 31/12/1900
5654Valuation Registers 1/1/1888 31/12/1900
5656Valuation and Rate Books 1/1/1901 31/3/1903
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
8481Public Works Department (I) 11/11/1879 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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Previous Agencies

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Subsequent Agencies

Agency IDTitle
2490Tingalpa Shire Council
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Publication Notes
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Remarks

Information Sources

Divisional Boards Act 1879
Queensland Government Gazette 11 Nov 1879, Vol. XXV, No. 75, p. 989.
Divisional Boards Act 1887
Executive Minute 9 Jul 1891
Queensland Government Gazette 1896, Vol LXVI pp. 345 & 400.
Local Authorities Act 1902
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Legislation

Establishing Divisional Boards Act 1879
Abolishing Local Authorities Act 1902
Administered Divisional Boards Act 1879
Divisional Boards Act 1887
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
The Divisional Boards Act of 1879 provided for local government for any part of the Colony not included in a municipality and proclaimed a Division by the Governor. The first Divisional Boards were proclaimed on 11 Nov 1879. The Tingalpa Divisional Board was established on that date. Under the Local Authorities Act 1902, it became Tingalpa Shire Council on 31 Mar 1903.

FUNCTIONS:
The primary function of Divisional Boards was to provide such public services and amenities as: parks and reserves, cemeteries, libraries and recreational facilities, water and sanitation services, roads, bridges, wharves, street lighting, public health services, licences and registrations for businesses, markets and animals, town planning, and the control of noxious weeds and other pests.

Boards were also responsible for administering the Local Fund and for valuing properties within the Division for the purpose of determining and collecting rates. Boards could pass by-laws regarding all matters within its jurisdiction. All such by-laws required the assent of the Governor-in-Council.

Divisional Boards submitted an annual Statement of Revenue and Expenditure to the Minister. By-laws created by Boards required the assent of the Governor-in-Council.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID1891, Tingalpa Divisional Board
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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