Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA518
Title: GEORGE TOWN BOARD OF HEALTH
Start Date: 01 Jan 1887
End Date: 31 Dec 1907
Description:

Take measures for the prevention of disease epidemics, especially through inspection and regulation of cemeteries, domestic and public sanitation, drains, abbatoirs, stables, pig-keeping, offensive trades, food sales and rubbish removal. Report any infectious diseases.

Information Sources:

Legislation Administered:

Legislation Creating:

Public Health Acts 1885 and 1887 (49 Vict No.18, 51 Vict No.35) Appointments made 7 Dec 1887 (HTG 13/12/1887 p.1957) Proclaimed 1 May 1888 (HTG p787)

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Functions Performed:
11 HEALTH CARE [1]
26 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION [1]
Subsequent Agencies:
TA108 GEORGE TOWN MUNICIPAL COUNCIL 01 Jan 1907
Series Created By Agency:
LA16/1  INWARD CORRESPONDENCE. 01 Jan 1888 31 Dec 1904
LA16/2  MINUTES. 01 May 1888 30 Sep 1904
LA16/3  BUTTS OF CERTIFICATES ISSUED OF SATISFACTORY HOTEL SANITATION. 01 Nov 1890 30 Nov 1902