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Agency ID8842
TitlePlumbers And Drainers Board
Agency TypeStatutory authority
Start Date 1/1/1950
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Responsible for licensing of plumbers, and trade standards

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
231Local Government Department I 1/1/1950 7/12/1989
248Housing and Local Government Department 7/12/1989 24/9/1992
249Department of Housing, Local Government and Planning 24/9/1992 26/2/1996
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Remarks

Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 1949, Vol. CLXXIII, No. 218, p 2650
Queensland Government Gazette 1952, Vol. CLXXX, No. 8, p 59
Queensland Government Gazette 1957, Vol. CXCV, No. 120, p 2078
Queensland Government Gazette 1963, Vol. CCXII, No. 26, pp 547-77
Queensland Government Gazette 1987, Vol. CCLXXXVI, No. 61, p. 1364
Queensland Government Gazette 1989, Vol. CCXCII, No. 117, p. 2485
Queensland Government Gazette 1992, Vol. CCI, No. 15, p. 244
Queensland Government Gazette, 1996, Vol. CCCXI, No. 13, p.259
Queensland Government Gazette, 1996, Vol. CCCXI, No. 42, pp.11-12
Queensland Government Gazette 1976, Vol. CCLII, No. 98, p 1613
Queensland Government Directory 1998, 1999
Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002
Queensland Subordinate Legislation 2003, No. 264
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Legislation

Establishing Sewerage, Water Supply & Gasfitters Act 1949
Abolishing N/A
Administered Sewerage, Water Supply & Gasfitters (Sewerage and Water Supply) Act 1949
Plumbing and Drainage Act 2003

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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
The Plumbers and Drainers Examination and Licensing Board was established by the Sewerage, Water Supply & Gasfitters Act 1949 which took effect on 1 Jan 1950. The Board was responsible for the examination and licensing of plumbers and drainers, and hearing complaints.
Under the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002, the Board was replaced by the Plumbers and Drainers Board on 1 November 2003.

FUNCTIONS:
The Plumbers and Drainers Board's functions are:
administration of the licensing system for plumbers and drainers
promotion of acceptable standards of competance for the trade
receipt and investigation of complaints

PORTFOLIOS CONTROLLING:
Secretary for Public Works, Housing and Local Government (1 Jan 1950 - 1 May 1952): Secretary for Public Works and Housing (1 May 1952 - 8 May 1952); Treasurer (8 May 1952 - 12 Aug 1957); Minister for Public Works and Local Government (12 Aug 1957 -26 Sep 1963); Local Government and Conservation
(26 Sep 1963 - 29 May 1969); Local Government & Marine Activities (29 May 1969 - 4 Sep 1969); Local Government & Electricity (4 Sep 1969 - 23 Dec 1974); Local Government & Main Roads (23 Dec 1974 - 29 Jul 1980); Local Government, Main Roads & Police (29 Jul 1980 - 6 Dec 1982); Local Government, Main Road & Racing (6 Dec 1982 - 9 Dec 1987); Local Government and Racing (9 Dec 1987 - 7 Dec 1989); Deputy Premier, Finance & Local Government (25 Sep 1989 - 7 Dec 1989); Deputy Premier, Housing & Local Government (7 Dec 1989 - 24 Sep 1992); Housing, Local Government & Planning (24 Sep 1992 - 16 Dec 1994); Housing, Planning & Rural Communities (16 Dec 1994 - 31 Jul 1995); Housing, Planning, Rural Communities & Aboriginal & Islanders Communities (31 Jul 1995 - 26 Feb 1996); Local Government & Planning (26 Feb 1996 - 29 Jun 1998); Communication, Information, Local Government, Planning and Rural & Regional Communities (29 Jun 1998 - 16 Dec 1998); Communication, Information, Local Government, Planning & Sport (16 Dec 1998 - 22 Feb 2001); and Local Government & Planning (from 22 Feb 2001).
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID8842, Plumbers And Drainers Board
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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