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Agency ID2742
TitleState Butchers Department
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date Circa 1/1/1915
End Date 31/12/1920
Date NotesDates are estimates taken from publications listed in Information Sources, and from the records held by Queensland State Archives: BUT/1-34

Administered state butcher shops

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Series IDTitleFromTo
15282Correspondence and Papers 1/2/1915 30/11/1920
19610Register of State Butcher Shop country orders 30/9/1918 1/1/1919
19186Register of Letters Received 26/12/1918 30/10/1920
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
112Chief Secretary's Department 1/1/1915 1/1/1919
1851State Trade Office 1/1/1919 31/12/1920
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Information Sources

Queensland Parliamentary Papers 1916 -1917, vol. I, p.98, 488
Queensland Parliamentary Papers 1917 - 1918, vol. I, pp. 475 - 483
Queensland Parliamentary Papers 1920, vol. II, pp, 577, 581 - 609
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered State Enterprises Act 1918
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The State Butchers Department was established with the appointment of a Supervisor in 1915 to administer state retail butcher shops, the first of which opened in Roma Street, Brisbane on 12 November 1915. The department continued in its role until approximatley 1920 although under the "State Enterprises Act of 1918" the State Trade Office (also known as the State Enterprises Department) headed by a Commissioner of Trade took over responsibility for all state enterprises on 1 January 1919.

The Chief Secretary's Department had overall responsibility for the State Butchers Department, and other state enterprises.

The exact start and end dates of this department have not been established.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID2742, State Butchers Department
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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