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Agency ID8589
TitleWai-Ben State School
Agency TypeEducation Provider
Start Date Circa 1/2/1940
End Date Circa 31/12/1963
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Provided primary school education

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
2229Admission Registers - State School 17/3/1947 11/11/1963
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
32Department of Public Instruction 1/2/1940 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 12/8/1957 31/12/1963
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Remarks

Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 1940, Vol CLV, No 10, p. 87
Public Instruction Department "Statistical Returns Furnished by Head Teachers of Provisional and State Schools" "Wai-Ben" 1954-1963; QSA Item ID 11492
Public Instruction Department "Statistical Returns Furnished by Head Teachers of Provisional and State Schools" "Thursday Island" 1940-1953; QSA Item ID11491
Public Instruction Department "Annual Returns of Teachers Employed in State Schools (Alphabetical by School)" 1940, p. 75; QSA Item ID 822983
Public Instruction Department “Returns of All Teachers Employed in State Schools (by Region)" "Northern Region” 1953-1955, p. 92; QSA Item ID 823000
Education Department “Returns of All Teachers Employed in State Schools (by Region)" "Northern Region” 1964-1965, p. 181; QSA Item ID 823006
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Legislation

Establishing N/A
Abolishing N/A
Administered State Education Acts 1875-1957
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Description
Thursday Island State School for coloured children opened in February 1940. On 9 September 1954 the school was renamed Wai-Ben State School which closed approximately December 1963.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID8589, Wai-Ben State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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