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Agency ID5172
TitleDows Creek State School
Agency TypeEducation Provider
Start Date 17/4/1895
End Date 31/12/2009
Date NotesN/A

Provided primary school education

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Series IDTitleFromTo
4422Corporal Punishment Registers - Dows Creek State School 24/8/1897 23/3/1971
5543Admission Registers - Dows Creek State School 6/6/1933 31/12/2008
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
32Department of Public Instruction 17/4/1895 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 13/8/1957 12/2/2004
10713Department of Education and the Arts 12/2/2004 13/9/2006
10887Department of Education, Training and the Arts 13/9/2006 26/3/2009
11172Department of Education and Training 26/3/2009 31/12/2009
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Information Sources

Votes & Proceedings Queensland, Session of 1896, Vol III, p 45[29]
Votes & Proceedings Queensland, First Session of 1909, Vol I, p 378[18]
Dept. of Education, Queensland [1988] Directory of Queensland State Schools, p 44, ref.08/0408
Education Department, "School openings, closures & name changes - recent events", viewed 23 Jan 2008
Queensland Government Gazette 2009, vol. 352, no. 83, p. 897
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered State Education Acts & Amendment Acts 1875-1957
Education Acts & Amendments Acts 1875-1957
Education Acts & Amendments Acts 1964-1988
Education [General Provisions) Act & Amendment Act 1989

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Dows Creek Provisional School opened on 17 April 1895 and became Dows Creek State School in 1908. About 31 December 2008 the school was "mothballed" then closed in 2009.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID5172, Dows Creek State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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