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Agency ID5117
TitleCooktown State School
Agency TypeEducation Provider
Start Date 25/1/1875
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A

Provides primary school education

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Series IDTitleFromTo
1631Admission Registers - Cooktown State School 24/1/1921 24/2/1997
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
337Board of General Education 25/1/1875 31/12/1875
32Department of Public Instruction 1/1/1876 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 13/8/1957 12/2/2004
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Information Sources

Queensland Votes and Proceedings, Session of 1876, Vol II, p 823
Queensland Votes and Proceedings, Session of 1886, Vol II, p 802
Education Office Gazette, Feb 1921, No 2, Vol XXIII, p 55
Department of Education. Statistical Returns. QSA EDU/AB453, EDU/AB177
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered State Education Acts & Amendment Acts 1875-1957
Education Acts & Amendment Acts 1964-1988
Education (General Provisions) Act & Amendment Act 1989
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Cooktown (Mixed) State School opened on 25 January 1875. On 19 January 1885 a separate Boys State School, and a Girls and Infants State School were opened and Cooktown State School ceased to exist. The two schools were amalgamated again to become Cooktown State School as from 1 January 1921.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID5117, Cooktown State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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