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Agency Details

Agency Number: TA122
Title: LAUNCESTON CITY COUNCIL
Start Date: 01 Jan 1852
End Date:
Description:

Launceston was incorporated in 1858 and declared a city in 1888. Its original boundaries have long since been redefined and the area now known as the City of Launceston includes parts of the former Lilydale, St Leonard's, Evandale and Westbury Municipalities.

As part of the reorganisation of local government in Tasmania the boundaries of the City were extended as from 2 April 1993 (SR1992/100).

Information Sources:

Report - Local records held by the QVM & AG

Legislation Administered:

Legislation Creating:

Municipal Acts 1852, 1853 16 Vict 17, 17 Vict No.21, 22 Vict No.12 1858 Launceston Corp Act 1894 58 Vict No.30 Launceston City(Reorganization)Act 1985

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Functions Performed:
26 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION [1]
Controlled Agencies:
TA1550 QUEEN VICTORIA MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY 01 Jan 1891
TA1870 CARR VILLA MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY 01 Jan 1905
TA1976 LAUNCESTON FLOOD AUTHORITY 01 Jan 2008 31 Aug 2014
Previous Agencies:
NG3089 CHARLES STREET CEMETERY COMPANY 01 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1925
TA120 LILYDALE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL 01 Jan 1907 31 Dec 1987
TA132 ST LEONARDS MUNICIPAL COUNCIL 01 Jan 1907 31 Dec 1985
Subsequent Agencies:
TA355 METROPOLITAN TRANSPORT TRUST 21 Dec 1954 02 Feb 1998
Related Agencies:
TA878 LAUNCESTON SCHOOL BOARD OF ADVICE 01 Jan 1887
Series Created By Agency:
AF664  INDEX TO SUBDIVISION PLANS
AF657  INDEX TO SUBDIVISION BOOKS
AB396  MINUTES OF MEETINGS. 01 Jan 1853 19 Dec 1988
MCC48/1  COPIES OF ACTS. 01 Jan 1860 31 Dec 1863
AB397  LORD MAYOR'S COURT - RECORD OF CASES HEARD. 01 Jan 1861 31 Dec 1899
AB412  INDEX TO MINUTES OF COUNCIL MEETINGS. 01 Jan 1875 31 Dec 1910
AB393  INDEX TO MEETINGS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES. 01 Jan 1876 31 Dec 1879
AB392  MINUTES OF MEETINGS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES. 01 Jan 1883 21 Mar 1986
AF660  DAILY JOURNAL OF WATERWORKS DEPARTMENT 01 Aug 1888 28 Feb 1907
AF588  ADMINISTRATIVE FILES - UNREGISTERED 01 Jan 1890 31 Dec 2010
AF615  EPHEMERA 01 Jan 1895 31 Dec 2003
AE993  LAUNCESTON TRAMWAYS - CORRESPONDENCE 01 Jan 1897
AF603  ANNUAL REPORTS AND MAYOR'S VALEDICTORY ADDRESS 01 Jan 1898 31 Dec 1981
AF661  CASH BOOK OF PRIVATE AND DEPARTMENTAL WORK UNDERTAKEN 01 Jun 1902 30 Jun 1905
AF659  REGISTER OF STREET REPAIRS 01 Jan 1908 31 Dec 1911
LCC21  MUNICIPAL COUNCIL RECORDS 01 Jan 1908 31 Dec 1989
AB394  ANALYSIS OF EXPENDITURE. 01 Oct 1919 30 Sep 1922
AF663  ELECTRICITY CAPITAL ACCOUNT 01 Jan 1920 31 Dec 1930
LCC3  CORRESPONDENCE FILES, TWO NUMBER SYSTEM 01 Jan 1922 31 Dec 1975
LMSS727  LAUNCESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY 01 Jan 1930 31 Dec 1971
LCC29  DEPARTMENTAL ACCOUNTS LEDGERS 01 Jan 1932 31 Dec 1939
LCC24  CITY ARCHITECT AND BUILDING SURVEYOR'S FILES 01 Jan 1934 31 Dec 1986
AF617  CONFERENCES AND DEPUTATIONS - MINUTES OF MEETINGS 01 Jan 1934 31 Dec 1962
AB395  ABATTOIRS DEPARTMENT - RECORD OF STOCK SLAUGHTERED. 01 Jan 1939 31 Dec 1940
LCC41  CITY ENGINEERS FILING SYSTEM 01 Jan 1940 31 Dec 1976
AF610  ALPHABETICAL LIST OF LAUNCESTON STREETS 01 Jan 1942 31 Dec 1990
AF614  ADMINISTRATIVE FILES - UNREGISTERED 01 Jan 1944 31 Dec 1985
LPIC42  PLANS OF LAUNCESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (FORMER MECHANICS' INSTITUTE, DEMOLISHED 1971) 01 Jan 1944 31 Dec 1960
AF613  CONTRACT REGISTERS 28 Nov 1944 31 Dec 1978
AF618  GRAPHS OF THE LMC FILTRATION PLANT 01 Jan 1945 31 Dec 1949
AF604  CITY ARCHITECT AND BUILDING SURVEYOR ANNUAL REPORTS 01 Jan 1945 31 Dec 1979
LCC19  WESTBURY SUBDIVISION FILES 01 Jan 1947 31 Dec 1994
LCC38  CORRESPONDENCE FILES - ALPHABETICAL SYSTEM 30 Sep 1948 31 Dec 1984
AF605  REPORTS OF THE CITY ENGINEER 01 Jan 1951 31 Dec 1965
AF599  BUILDING INSPECTOR STREET INDEX BOOKS 01 Mar 1952 31 Dec 1952
AF608  SUBDIVISION FILES 01 Jan 1955 31 Dec 1968
AF589  CITY ARCHITECT AND BUILDING SURVEYOR COPIES OF OUTGOING LETTERS REGARDING SUBDIVISIONS 02 Feb 1955 11 Jun 1986
LCC4  INDEX CARD TO CORRESPONDENCE FILES, TWO NUMBER SYSTEM 01 Jan 1956 31 Dec 1978
LCC18  EVANDALE SUBDIVISION FILES 01 Jan 1958 31 Dec 1994
AF654  ALPHABETICAL INDEX BY STREET NAME 01 Jan 1960 31 Dec 1969
AF655  NUMERICAL INDEX TO STREETS 01 Jan 1960 31 Dec 1969
AF656  INDEX TO UTILITIES 01 Jan 1960 31 Dec 1969
LCC17  PROPERTY FILES 31 Dec 1961 31 Dec 1986
LCC27  CORRESPONDENCE FILES 01 Jan 1965 31 Dec 1985
LCC28  INDEX CARDS TO CORRESPONDENCE FILES 01 Jan 1968 31 Dec 1985
LCC16  STREET FILES 01 Jan 1970 31 Dec 1989
LCC22  ADMINISTRATOR OF THEATRE FILES 01 Jan 1971 31 Dec 1997
LCC31  INDEX TO COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS 01 Jan 1973 31 Dec 1985
LCC23  CORRESPONDENCE FILES, NUMERIC SYSTEM 01 Jan 1975 31 Dec 1986
LCC40  BUILDING INSPECTOR'S PHOTOGRAPHS 01 Jan 1975 31 Dec 1997
LCC32  CORRESPONDENCE FILES - GENASYS SYSTEM 01 Jan 1983 31 Dec 1998
AF710  BUILDING APPLICATIONS 01 Jan 1986 31 Dec 1988
AF662  CITY OF LAUNCESTON - MUNICIPAL STANDARDS 01 Jan 1991 31 Dec 1993