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Agency ID6470
TitlePalm Island State School
Agency TypeEducation Provider
Start Date 20/6/1938
End Date 31/12/1970
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Provided primary school education

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
2764Admission Registers - State School 7/2/1952 27/1/1970
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
32Department of Public Instruction 20/6/1938 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 12/8/1957 31/12/1970
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Remarks

Queensland State Archives holds the admission register for Palm Island State School, no. 1052, from 1952 to 1970.
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Information Sources

School no. 1843:
Public Instruction Department "Statistical Returns Furnished by Head Teachers of Provisional and State Schools" "Palm Island" 1926-1927; QSA Item ID 13148
Public Instruction Department "Annual Returns of Teachers Employed in State Schools (Alphabetical by School)" 1925, p. 57; QSA Item ID 822968
Public Instruction Department "Annual Returns of Teachers Employed in State Schools (Alphabetical by School)" 1928, p.61; QSA Item ID 822971
School no. 1052:
Public Instruction Department "Statistical Returns Furnished by Head Teachers of Provisional and State Schools" "Palm Island" 1938-1967; QSA Item ID 11796
Public Instruction Department "Annual Returns of Teachers Employed in State Schools (Alphabetical by School)" 1937, p. 56; QSA Item ID 822980
Public Instruction Department "Annual Returns of Teachers Employed in State Schools (Alphabetical by School)" 1941, p. 62; QSA Item ID 822984
Public Instruction Department "Annual Returns of Teachers Employed in State Schools (Alphabetical by School)" 1945, p. 59 QSA Item ID 822988
Public Instruction Department “Returns of All Teachers Employed in State Schools (by Region)" "Northern Region" 1950-1951, p. 77; QSA Item ID 822999
Education Department “Returns of All Teachers Employed in State Schools (by Region)" "Northern Region" 1968-1969; QSA Item ID 823015
School no. 379:
Public Instruction Department "Statistical Returns Furnished by Head Teachers of Provisional and State Schools" ("Palm Island Settlement" 1962-1967; QSA Item ID 10388
Education Department “Returns of All Teachers Employed in State Schools (by Region)" "Northern Region" 1962-1963, pp. 157, 179; QSA Item ID 823005
Education Department “Returns of All Teachers Employed in State Schools (by Region)" "Northern Region" 1968-1969; QSA Item ID 823015
Bwgcolman Community School "About BCS", viewed 22 Feb 2010,


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Legislation

Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered State Education Act 1875
Education Act 1964
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Description
A Palm Island Provisional School, no. 1843, operated for a brief period in the mid 1920s. Subsequently, Palm Island Provisional School, no. 1052, opened 20 June 1938. This school closed in 1941, reopened in 1943 but closed again approximately 1946, and reopened again in February 1952. Palm Island State School, no. 1052, finally closed in 1970.

Another school, Palm Island Settlement School, no. 379, was taken over by the Education Department in 1962, became Palm Island Community School in 1966 and, in 1994, Bwgcolman Community School.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID6470, Palm Island State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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