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Series ID6693
Previous System LocationPRE/A7, A/5932, A/6129, A/15583, A/28822, A/71730; PRV11172, RSI208, RSI225, RSI688, RSI2307, RSI12848
TitleMiscellaneous Correspondence and Papers
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Start Date 11/1/1861
End Date 7/3/1939
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Chief Secretary's / Premier's Department correspondence and papers

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
107Colonial Secretary's Office 11/1/1861 1/4/1886
112Chief Secretary's Department 1/4/1886 24/4/1919
40Premier and Chief Secretary's Department 24/4/1919 7/3/1939
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Access Category30 Years
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Agency ID: 15
Department of the Premier and Cabinet
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[Two pamphlets in the original bundle (A/5932) were forwarded to the John Oxley Library on 14 Apr 1975. They are: (a) "Do you want another Premier's Plan? Premier W. Forgan Smith's grave warning." Brisbane, N.D. (report of a speech delivered by Premier W. Forgan Smith at a Conference of Premiers in Melbourne when the proposals for a Uniform Tax Plan submitted by the Commonwealth Government were discussed) (b) "Labour's policy speech as outlined by Hon. W Forgan Smith ... at Mackay on April 17, 1935." Brisbane, N.D.].

*Note: The portfolio of Chief Secretary was created in 1886 but no separate departmental structure was created outside the Colonial Secretary's/Home Secretary's Office until 1898.
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This is an artificial series of miscellaneous correspondence and papers of the Chief Secretary's / Premier's Department transferred to Queensland State Archives over time from various sources.

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Queensland State Archives Series ID 6693, Miscellaneous Correspondence and Papers
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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