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Agency ID224
TitleDepartment of Labour and Tourism
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date 10/6/1966
End Date 22/6/1972
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Responsible for registration of factories and shops, industrial relations and workplace safety as well as tourism, consumer affairs, fire services etc

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
17087Project 100 Years Young [brochure - Cloncurry history] N/A N/A
17535Card Index to Correspondence Files 10/6/1966 20/6/1972
17527Card Index to Files 10/6/1966 22/6/1972
17927Correspondence Files - Acts etc 10/6/1966 22/6/1972
9187General Correspondence Batches 10/6/1966 22/6/1972
18840Staff Cards 10/6/1966 22/6/1972
437Welfare Services Department Administration Files 10/6/1966 22/6/1972
6522Report on Conversion to Metric 1/1/1968 31/12/1968
10263Correspondence Files - Staff 13/3/1970 22/6/1972
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Remarks

Information Sources


Queensland Government Gazette 1966, Vol CCXXIII, No 4, p107
Queensland Government Industrial Gazette 1966, p493
Queensland Government Gazette 1966, p107
Public Service Board Annual Report 1969
State Administrative Arrangements. From State Directory issued by State Public Relations Bureau 19 Sep 1969.
Queensland Government Gazette 1972, Vol CCXL, No 57, p975
Queensland Parliamentary Papers 1971-72, p63
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Legislation

Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered Anzac Day Act 1921
Apprenticeships Act 1964
Bread Delivery Act 1946
Commonwealth and State Statistical Agreement Act 1958
Factories and Shops Act 1960
Fire Brigades Act 1964
Holiday Act 1912
Income (State Development) Tax 1938
Industrial, Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1951
Inspection of Machinery Act 1954
Labour and Industry Act 1946
Queensland Government Industrial Gazette Act 1961
State Enterprises Repeal and "The Under Secretary Department of Labour and Industry" Corporation Act 1931
Statistical Returns Act 1896
Unemployed Workers" Insurance Act 1922
Wages Act 1918
Wages Attachment Act 1936
Weights and Measures Act 1951
Workers Accommodation Act 1952


Anzac Day Act 1921
Apprenticeships Act 1964
Bread Delivery Act 1946
Commonwealth and State Statistical Agreement Act 1958
Construction Safety Act 1971
Factories and Shops Act 1960
Fire Brigades Act 1964
Holiday Act 1912
Income (State Development) Tax 1938
Industrial, Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1951
Labour and Industry Act 1946
Queensland Government Industrial Gazette Act 1961
State Enterprises Repeal and "The Under Secretary Department of Labour and Industry" Corporation Act 1931
Statistical returns Act 1896
Unemployed Workers" Insurance Act 1922
Wages Act 1918
Wages Attachment Act 1936
Weights and Measures Act 1951
Workers Accommodation Act 1952


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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
The portfolio of Minister for Labour and Industry was changed to that of Labour and Tourism from 10 June 1966 but officially the name change of the department from Department of Labour and Industry to the Department of Labour and Tourism was not proclaimed until 8 Sep 1966.

FUNCTIONS as listed in the summary of administrative arrangements issued 1969:
Acturial Investigations
Amenities
Apprenticeship
Assistance to families
Awards information
Bread Delivery
Factories and shops (including registration)
Fire Brigades
Friendly Societies
Holidays
Industrial Affairs
Inspections of machinery and scaffolding
Inspections of weights and measures
Investigations of unlawful use of of trade coupons and advertising
Occupational safety
Promotion of safety in industry
Regulating and controlling "group" sales of goods
Relief assistance to destitutes
Trade Unions registration
Workers Accommodation

Fire services

Tourism

ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE:
The department provided services through branches and divisions such as the Relief Assistance and the Factories and Shops Branches and the Occupational Safety Division, and administrative services to controlled agencies including those as follows:

AGENCIES CONTROLLED:
Apprenticeship Office
Industrial Registrar's Office
State Fire Services Council
Chief Safety Engineer
Chief Inspector of Factories and Shops
Chief Inspector of Machinery, Scaffolding and Weights and Measures
Wilston Youth Hospital (from 1967)
Office of the Registrar of Friendly Societies
Office of Insurance Commissioner
State Actuary's Office
Queensland Government Tourist Bureau

PORTFOLIO CONTROLLING
Minister for Labour and Tourism 10 Jun 1966 - 20 Jun 1972

ABOLITION:
The Department was abolished from 22 June 1972, replaced by the Department of Tourism, Sport and Welfare Services, and the Department of Industrial Affairs.


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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID224, Department of Labour and Tourism
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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