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Agency ID2087
TitleBurketown Hospital
Agency TypeHealth/Hospital Service
Start Date 20/4/1899
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A

Provides hospital and medical services

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Series IDTitleFromTo
17350Admission Register - Burketown Hospital 16/12/1909 29/12/1923
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
105Department of Health 1/7/1991 3/4/2012
11466Queensland Health 3/4/2012 Current
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Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 1899, Vol LXXI, No 106, p. 1045
Queensland Government Gazette 1945, Vol CLXIV, No 87, pp. 1030 - 1032
Queensland Health Annual Report 1991 - 1992
Health Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1996
Queensland Health Annual Report 1997 - 1998
Queensland Government Gazette 2007, vol. 344, no. 34. p. 638
Queensland Health, "Mt. Isa Health Service District - Burketown Health Centre", viewed 6 Jun 2008

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Burketown Hospital was established on 20 April 1899 to provide hospital and medical care. The hospital was administered by a Committee unitl 1945 when it became the responsibility of the Normanton Hospitals Board. Under the "Health Services Act 1991" responsibility passed to the Northern Regional Health Authority but from 1996 Authorities were dissolved and Health Service Districts with managers and District Councils to monitor services were created. In 2007 the Burketown Health Centre became part of the Mount Isa Health Service District. The health centre hospital provides outpatient, emergency and other services.

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Queensland State Archives Agency ID2087, Burketown Hospital
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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