Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA20
Title: INDUSTRIAL DEPARTMENT
Start Date: 01 Jan 1916
End Date: 31 Dec 1930
Description:

To administer factories, shops, footwear, workers compensation and wages board Acts and State immigration activities.

Information Sources:

Legislation Administered:

1/9/1919 took over Labour Bureaux from Tas Tourist Department. (J&P No. 21/1919-20), 17/9/1924 took over State Immigration (J&P 11/1925-26) from Agriculture.

Legislation Creating:

Proclamation (See TGG 22 Feb 1916 p.530) (abolished 15 Aug 1930 see GSD 22/339 file 15/5)

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Functions Performed:
12 IMMIGRATION [1]
22 WORKPLACE MANAGEMENT [1]
Controlled Agencies:
TA4 WAGES BOARDS (CHAIRMAN OF...) 01 Jan 1911 31 Dec 1975
Subsequent Agencies:
TA21 CHARITABLE GRANTS DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1872 31 Dec 1934
TA19 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 06 Jan 1904 01 Aug 1956
TA18 INDUSTRIAL SECTION 01 Jan 1930 31 Dec 1940
TA273 TASMANIAN INDUSTRIAL BOARDS 01 Jan 1963 31 Dec 1984
Series Created By Agency:
SWD5  UNREGISTERED CORRESPONDENCE OF THE IMMIGRATION OFFICE. 01 Jan 1912 31 Dec 1938
SWD18  REGISTER OF PERSONS SEEKING EMPLOYMENT - STATE LABOUR BUREAU. 01 Jan 1915 30 Sep 1925
SWD4  CORRESPONDENCE OF THE IMMIGRATION OFFICE CONCERNING THE NOMINATION ARRIVAL AND SETTLEMENT OF MIGRANTS. 01 Jan 1920 31 Dec 1943
SWD14  COPIES OF RETURNS FROM THE IMMIGRATION OFFICE TO THE COMMONWEALTH IMMIGRATION OFFICE OF NOMINATIONS, IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION. 01 Jun 1924 31 Jul 1935