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Agency ID5776
TitleTownsville West State School
Agency TypeEducation Provider
Start Date 21/3/1887
End Date Current
Date NotesN/A

Provides primary school education

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Series IDTitleFromTo
1039Admission Registers - State School N/A N/A
1040Corporal Punishment Register 1/10/1957 3/8/1983
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
32Department of Public Instruction 21/3/1887 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 13/8/1957 12/2/2004
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Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette, 1886, Vol. XXXVIII, p. 326
Queensland Parliamentary Papers, Session of 1888, Vol. 3, p. 32.
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered State Education Acts 1875-1957
Education Act and Amendment Acts 1964-1988
Education (General Provisions) Act 1989
Education (General Provisions) Act 2006
Education (General Provisions) Regulation 2006
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Townsville West State School No. 498 was established by gazettal notice on 25 January 1886 and opened on 21 March 1887.

In September 1958, Townsville Opportunity School was established on the grounds of the State School and later closed in 1992..
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID5776, Townsville West State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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