Agency Details

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Agency ID6538
TitleMinbun State School
Agency TypeEducation Provider
Start Date 1/9/1922
End Date 31/12/1974
Date NotesN/A

Provided primary school education.

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Series IDTitleFromTo
1314Admission Registers - Minbun State School 8/3/1927 29/7/1974
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
32Department of Public Instruction 1/9/1922 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 12/8/1957 31/12/1974
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Information Sources

Public Instruction Department, "Statistical returns furnished by head teachers of Provisional and State Schools", "Minbun, no. 1743", 1925 - 1967; QSA: Item ID12995
Public Instruction Department, "School Files (Correspondence) for State Schools", "Minbun, no. 1743", 1915 - 1943; QSA: Item ID15401
Education Department, "Corporate School Files - Works/ Facilities", "Minbun, no. 1743", 1970 - 1977; QSA: Item ID389478
Public Instruction Department, "Return of all teachers employed in State and Provisional Schools", "Minbun, no. 1743", 1921; QSA: Item ID822966
Education Office Gazette 1922, vol. XXIV, no. 3, p. 68
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Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered State Education Act and Amendment Acts 1875 - 1957
Education Act and Amendment Acts 1964 - 1973
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Nash Road State School, via Tarzali, Cairns Railway, opened 1 September 1922 with the transfer of Minnie Kathleine Smith on 1 September 1922. In May 1925, the school underwent a name-change to Minbun State School. The school was declared closed 31 December 1974 due to low attendance. The Minbun school buildings were purchased by the Minbun Community Centre Association, and the school teacher's residence resited for teacher's accomodation at Malanda.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID6538, Minbun State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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