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Agency ID3671
TitleBenarkin State School
Agency TypeEducational facility
Start Date 4/7/1910
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A

Provides primary school education

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Series IDTitleFromTo
815Admission Registers - State School 1/1/1987 31/12/1996
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
32Department of Public Instruction 4/7/1910 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 12/8/1957 12/2/2004
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Information Sources

Department of Education. Statistical Returns. QSA EDU/AB1220 and EDU/AB1631
Queensland Parliamentary Papers, Session of 1911-1912, Vol II, p 31[31]
Queensland Parliamentary Papers, Session of 1936, Vol I, p 879[22]
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered State Education Acts & Amendment Acts 1875-1957
Education Acts & Amendments Acts 1964-1988
Education (General Provisions) Act & Amendment Act 1989
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Benarkin State School opened as Macnamara's Camp Provisional School on 4 July 1910. It was moved to Well Holes in November 1910 and renamed Well Holes Provisional School. In 1911 the name changed to Benarkin Provisional School. New school buildings were built in March 1913 and it became a State School. It subsequently closed in 1920. Benarkin State School was reopened on 4 September 1935.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID3671, Benarkin State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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