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Agency ID5193
TitleEmerald State School
Agency TypeEducation Provider
Start Date 3/11/1879
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A

Provides primary school education

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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
32Department of Public Instruction 1/10/1879 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 3/4/2012
11451Department of Education, Training and Employment 3/4/2012 16/2/2015
11654Department of Education and Training (II) 3/3/2015 12/12/2017
11842Department of Education (II) 12/12/2017 Current
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Related Agencies

Agency IDTitleRelationship
10534Emerald North State School, Special Education UnitChildren moved between schools
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Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette, 1879, Vol. XXV, p. 943
Queensland Votes and Proceedings, 1880, Vol.2, pp.212-13, 296
Department of Education, School files; QSA: EDU/Z888-889
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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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Admissions at Emerald State School no 354 started on 3 November 1879 and the school officially opened on 5 November 1879. The first Head Teacher was Alexander Blyth who was assisted by 5 assistant teachers and 3 pupil teachers. In 1999 the school had 14 teachers and 254 pupils.
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Queensland State Archives Agency ID5193, Emerald State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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