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Agency ID428
TitleDepartment of Family and Youth Services
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date 9/6/1987
End Date 14/12/1987
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Responsible for a broad range of community services including youth and ethnic affairs

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
16761International Youth Year Files 9/6/1987 20/10/1987
19862Adoption Registers 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
16742Cabinet Files 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
19873Card Index to Putative Fathers - Infant Life Protection 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
19871Card Index to Registered Premises/Premises' Histories - Infant Life Protection 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
16786Director's Files 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
436Intellectual Disability Service Administration Files 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
16732International Exchange Files - Japan 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
541Investigation Files [Westbrook Training Centre] 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
16729Minutes [Queensland Youth Council / Ministerial Advisory Committee on Youth Affairs] 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
16757Miscellaneous Files 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
437Welfare Services Department Administration Files 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
16749Youth Leadership Files 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
16737Youth Policy Information Files 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
16762Youth Sector Training Files 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
16763Youth Services Files 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
16642Ministerial Correspondence 9/10/1987 14/12/1987
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Controlling Agencies

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Controlled Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
2622Ministerial Advisory Committee on Youth Affairs 9/6/1987 1/12/1987
2444Queensland Recreation Council 9/6/1987 9/12/1987
10635Bureau of Ethnic Affairs 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
2493Carramar 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
2478St Vincent's Home, Nudgee 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
11480Warilda 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
48Westbrook Youth Detention Centre 9/6/1987 14/12/1987
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Finding Aids

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Publication Notes
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Remarks

Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette, Dec 1986, Vol. CCLXXXIII,No. 66, p. 1949-1951
Queensland Government Gazette 1987, Vol. CCLXXXV, No. 49, p. 846
Queensland Government Gazette, Nov - Dec 1987, Vol. CCLXXXVI, No. 65, p. 1417-1419
Department of Family and Youth Services, Annual Report 1986-1987.
Department of Family Services, Annual Report, 1987-1988.
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Legislation

Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered Adoption of Children Act 1964
Childrens Services Act 1965
Family Services Act 1987
Guide Dogs Act 1972
Young Offenders (Interstate Transfer) Act 1987
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
The Department of Family and Youth Services was established through the amalgamation of the Department of Children's Services, Youth Department, Ethnic Affairs Department, Family Services Department, the Queensland Recreation Council, and the Disabled Persons Service. These were consolidated into a single organisational and administrative structure as part of the introduction of a regionalised model of service delivery.

ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE:
The department was divided into broad service areas covering youth services, ethnic affairs, senior citizens, relief assistance and disability services. As well as providing services within these areas, the department also operated various grant and subsidy schemes for community organisations working in the same areas.

FUNCTIONS:
Family Services
Youth Affairs
Ethnic Affairs
Childrens Services

AGENCIES CONTROLLED:
John Oxley Youth Centre 9 Jun 1987 -

PORTFOLIOS CONTROLLING:
Minister for Family Services, Youth and Ethnic Affairs 9 Jun 1987 - 14 Dec 1987

ABOLITION:
The Department of Family and Youth Services was abolished on 14 December 1987 with a further re-organisation of ministerial responsibilities. Ethnic Affairs was amalgamated with the former Department of Community Services while Youth Services and the Queensland Recreation Council were moved to the Education Department. The renamed Department of Family Services then gained the area of Intellectual Handicap Services from the Health Department.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID428, Department of Family and Youth Services
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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