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Agency ID579
TitleCloncurry Shire Council
Agency TypeLocal government authority
Start Date 31/3/1903
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A

Created under the Local Government/Authorities Acts to provide local administration and public services outside of major urban areas

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Series IDTitleFromTo
4958Minute Books 31/3/1903 19/12/1967
5022Valuation and Rate Books 1/1/1908 31/12/1951
5024Sanitary Rate Books 1/1/1920 31/12/1948
5021Water Rate Books 1/1/1925 31/12/1951
4970Poundkeeper's Book 30/6/1958 11/12/1996
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
123Home Secretary's Office 31/3/1903 5/12/1935
126Health and Home Affairs Department 5/12/1935 10/12/1941
231Local Government Department I 10/12/1941 7/12/1989
248Housing and Local Government Department 7/12/1989 24/9/1992
10727Department of Local Government, Sport and Recreation 26/2/2004 26/3/2009
10848Department of Infrastructure and Planning 26/3/2009 21/2/2011
11320Department of Local Government and Planning 21/2/2011 3/4/2012
11460Department of Local Government (II) 3/4/2012 4/2/2013
11552Department of Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience 4/2/2013 16/2/2015
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Finding Aids

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Publication Notes
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Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette, Vol. XXXIV, No 20, p. 326
Queensland Government Gazette 1941, Vol. CLVII, No 157, p. 1998
Queensland Government Gazette 1989, Vol. CCXCII, No 117, p. 2479
Queensland Government Gazette 1921, Vol. CXVII, No. 206, p. 1632
Local Government (Areas) Regulation 2008, Schedule 1
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered Local Authorities Act of 1902
Local Government Act 1936
Local Government Act 1993
Local Government Act 2009
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Under the "Local Authorities Act 1902" Cloncurry Shire Council was established from the Cloncurry Divisional Board on 31 March 1903.

Local Government Councils under the "Local Government Act 1993" and subsequent "Local Government Act 2009" and through local laws: promote economic development; own and manage public infrastructure including roads and public works, sewerage, and water storage and distribution; regulate activities which affect the environment including air, noise and water quality, land use and waste disposal, pests and noxious weeds, and building control; provide community services including recreational and cultural facilities and public health services.

Under the "Local Government Act 2009". local governments have " the power to do anything that is necessary or convenient for the good rule and local government of its local government area" including conduct joint government activities, engage in business enterprises. construct and maintain roads and other infrastructure. Indigenous Councils which are also Trustee Councils are responsible for business related to trust land while Community Forums may be established to discuss community issues.

Councils generate revenue from rates, service charges, grants and subsidies from state and federal governments, and loans for major projects.

The Cloncurry Shire area is undivided and the Council is comprised of 5 councillors including the mayor.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID579, Cloncurry Shire Council
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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