Agency Details

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Agency ID1936
TitleWaterford Shire Council
Agency TypeLocal government authority
Start Date 31/3/1903
End Date 31/5/1949
Date NotesN/A

Created under the Local Government/Authorities Acts to provide local administration and public services outside of major urban areas

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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
123Home Secretary's Office 31/3/1903 4/12/1935
126Health and Home Affairs Department 5/12/1935 9/12/1941
231Local Government Department I 10/12/1941 11/12/1948
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Controlled Agencies

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Previous Agencies

Agency IDTitle
1935Waterford Divisional Board
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Subsequent Agencies

Agency IDTitle
322Beaudesert Shire Council
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Related Agencies

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Finding Aids

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Publication Notes
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Information Sources

Local Government Act 1902
Queensland Government Gazette 1941, Vol CLVII, No 157, p1998
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Establishing Local Authorities Act 1902
Abolishing Local Government Acts 1936-1948
Queensland Government Gazette 1948, Vol CLXXI, No 211, p 3020
Administered Local Authorities Act 1902
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Waterford Division changed from Division to Shire on 31 Mar 1903. An Order in Council dated 9 December 1948 abolished Waterford Shire and redistibuted it to be included in Beaudesert and Albert Shires. The ruling did not take effect until the conclusion of the next local government election held end of May 1949.

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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID1936, Waterford Shire Council
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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