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Agency ID63
TitleGallangowan State School
Agency TypeEducation Provider
Start Date 8/7/1940
End Date Circa 21/6/1996
Date NotesN/A

Provided primary school education

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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
32Department of Public Instruction 8/7/1940 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 12/8/1957 21/6/1996
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Information Sources

Dept of Education, SChool files, EDU/Z1004
Education Office Gazette, 1940, Vol XLII, April No 3, p.47
Queensland Parliamentary Papers, First Session of 1941, p.555
Dept of Education, Queensland [1988] Directory of Queensland State Schools, p.53, ref. 06/0563
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Establishing Queensland Government Gazette 1940, Vol .CLV, No.10, p. 87.
Abolishing Dept of Education, Corporate Data Unit, School Closures, 2000
Administered Education Act 1860
State Education Acts & Amendment Acts 1875-1957
Education Acts & Amendments Acts 1964-1988
Education [General Provisions) Act & Amendment Act 1989
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Gallangowan State School No 563 was opened on 8 July 1940 via Kinbombi and had a prospective attendance of 31 pupils. The School was opened to service the children of the local graziers and forestry workers. The first head teacher was William Hector Leslie.

The school closed in 1996 due to fallling enrolments.
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Queensland State Archives Agency ID63, Gallangowan State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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