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Series ID53
Previous System LocationSRS53
TitleCorporate School Files - Works/Facilities (Works Establishment Files) - Education Department
Parent Series
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Start Date Circa 1/1/1871
End Date Circa 23/10/1998
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes N/A

Files relating to school land, buildings and equipment, and including establishment and closure of schools

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Items Total Items: 5046
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement Each file has a departmental file number, and each document cites the item and file number. File titles are generally the names of schools and the files were originally arranged alphabetically by school names, Abbeywood - Yerra. Documents are arranged chronologically within each file. A school may have more than one file.
How To Use Series Search by place name of school for the contents range of each box. There may be more than one file within a box that relates to a particular school. Researchers should check all files in a box to make sure they have located all relevant files.

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
337Board of General Education 1/1/1871 1/1/1876
32Department of Public Instruction 1/1/1876 12/8/1957
404Department of Education 12/8/1957 23/10/1998
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Access Category30 Years
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by responsible agency
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 11842
Department of Education (II)
Restriction DetailsN/A
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Series IDTitleRelationship
12607School Files (Correspondence) for State Schoolsschool files
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This series comprises correspondence files relating to requests, lodged by various State Schools, for supplies, requisitions, equipment and building facilities (including furniture, teaching materials, lighting, teacher accommodation, etc).

The files also include correspondence relating to the acquisition of land for the establishment or extension of schools, the opening or closure of state schools, etc. Other items attached to the correspondence include rough development plans, costings and briefs, notices of permanent road closures, letters of complaint, etc.

The files contain correspondence between various authorities, namely: the Director-General of Education, Teachers and Principles of the schools concerned, the Department of Administrative Services, the Minister for Education, the Minister for Land Management, the Resources Management Directorate, Shire Councils, Crown Solicitor and the Parliamentary Commission for Administrative Investigations.
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Queensland State Archives Series ID 53, Corporate School Files - Works/Facilities (Works Establishment Files) - Education Department
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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