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Agency ID2199
TitleHM State Farm, Stone River
Agency TypeCorrectional facility
Start Date 8/3/1945
End Date 8/3/1962
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

HM Gaols, Prisons and Correctional Centres were established to confine and rehabilitate prisoners convicted by the Courts.

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
157Prisons Department 8/3/1945 8/3/1962
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Remarks

Information Sources

Queensland Votes and Proceedings, 1945-46, p. 1009
Queensland Votes and Proceedings, 1962, p. 965
Queensland Government Gazette, Vol. CLXIV, No. 44, 10 Mar 1945, p. 595
Queensland Government Gazette, Vol. CCIX, No. 34, 10 Mar 1962, pp. 758-759
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
In the 1944 annual report of the Prison's Department the Comptroller General stated that the HM State Farm, Stone River - near Ingham - opened on 18 Nov 1944 although it was not formally proclaimed until 8 Mar 1945.

FUNCTIONS:
Prisoner rehabilitation
Punishment
Prison administration

PORTFOLIO CONTROLLING:
Attorney General, 8 Mar 1945 - 14 Nov 1957
Minister for Justice and Attorney General, 14 Nov 1957 - 8 Mar 1962

ABOLITION:
By proclamation the facility known as "The State Farm, Stone River" and described as "Her Majesty's State Farm, Stone River" ceased to be a prision from 8 March 1961.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID2199, HM State Farm, Stone River
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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