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Agency ID1904
TitleDepartment of Tourism, Sport and Welfare
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date 20/6/1972
End Date 9/1/1975
Date NotesN/A

Responsible for administration of welfare services as well as sport, and tourism

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Series IDTitleFromTo
16763Youth Services Files 20/6/1972 9/1/1975
437Welfare Services Department Administration Files 20/6/1972 9/7/1975
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Controlling Agencies

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Controlled Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
1973Department of Children's Services 20/6/1972 9/1/1975
1669Queensland National Fitness Council 20/6/1972 9/1/1975
1665Queensland Government Tourist Bureau 22/6/1972 23/12/1974
2835Tourism, Sport and Welfare Department, Relief Assistance Branch 29/6/1972 9/1/1975
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Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette, Vol. CCXL, No. 57, p. 973 and p. 975, 20 Jun 1972
Queensland Government Gazette, Vol. CCXLVII, No. 70, p. 1631, 23 Dec 1974
Queensland Government Gazette 1975, Vol. CCXLVIII, No. 5, p. 95
Queensland Parliamentary Papers, 1975 - 1976, p. 2351
Queensland Parliamentary Papers 1976 - 1977, p. 1841

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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered N/A
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Following promises made during the general election to upgrade tourism and create a new sub-department of sport, the Department of Tourism, Sport and Welfare was established on 20 Jun 1972.

Tourism policy
Welfare Services
Sport Administration
Youth Affairs

The Department undertook the activities previously provided by the Relief Assistance Branch, and the Division of Tourism, and provided administrative support to the Department of Children's Services, the Prisons Department, the Queensland National Fitness Council and the new Department of Sport.

Minister for Tourism, Sport and Welfare Services 20 Jun 1972 - 23 Dec 1974

Tourism was temporarily included in the Education Department from 23 Dec 1974 to 10 Mar 1975

The Department was renamed by proclamation the Department of Community and Welfare Services and Sport on 9 Jan 1975
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID1904, Department of Tourism, Sport and Welfare
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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