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Agency ID5615
TitlePeak Crossing State School
Agency TypeEducation Provider
Start Date 4/9/1871
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A

Provides primary school education

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
337Board of General Education 4/9/1871 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

Dept of Education, School files, EDU/Z2176 - 2177
Votes & Proceedings, Queensland, Session of 1876, Vol.2, p.830-31
Education Office Gazette, Information Statement No.17, Opening dates of Queensland State Primary Schools, June 1977, p.6
Dept of Education, Queensland [1988] Directory of Queensland State Schools, p.114, ref. 02/0086
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Establishing Votes & Proceedings, Queensland, Session of 1872, p.545
Abolishing N/A
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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Purga Creek No.2 School no.86 opened on 4 September 1871. By 1875 the School had changed name to become the Peak Mountain State School No.86 and had 86 pupils enrolled. In the early 1920s another name change occurred with the school being named Peak Crossing State School No.86.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID5615, Peak Crossing State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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