Agency Details

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Agency ID5465
TitleMary Kathleen State School
Agency TypeEducation Provider
Start Date 9/7/1956
End Date 24/6/1983
Date NotesN/A

Provided primary school education.

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Series IDTitleFromTo
1468Admission Registers - Mary Kathleen State School 9/7/1956 11/4/1983
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
32Department of Public Instruction 9/7/1956 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 12/8/1957 24/6/1983
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Information Sources

Mary Kathleen State School, "Admission Register", 9 Jul 1956 - 11 Nov 1958; QSA: Item ID612893
Education Department, "Corporate School Files - Works/Facilities", "Mary Kathleen, no. 364", 1977 - 1983; QSA: Item ID389466
Education Department, "Return of all teachers employed in State and Provisional schools", "Mary Kathleen , no. 364", 1956, p. 113; QSA: Item ID823002
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Establishing Queensland Government Gazette 1956, Vol CXCII, No 59, p. 1193.
Abolishing N/A
Administered State Education Acts 1875-1957
Education Act and Amendment Acts 1964-1973
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Mary Kathleen State School opened 9 July 1956 with the first registration of pupils on that date, and an initial average attendance of 41 students. By the following year, enrolment had risen to 103. An official opening of the school took place on 20 September 1958 with the Deputy Director General, Mr Murphy, and the Regional Director, Mr Hooper, both being present. The school closed 24 June 1983 with the cessation of mining operations of Mary Kathleen Uranium in October 1982 and conseqent decline in enrolment.
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Queensland State Archives Agency ID5465, Mary Kathleen State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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