Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA756
Title: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE ARTS
Start Date: 17 Jul 1989
End Date: 27 Mar 1996
Description:

The Department was formed by almagamating the Education Department and the State Library. From 1 Jul 1990 the Trustees of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery came under the administrative direction of the Department. The extension of the community role of the Department in 1996 led to a change of name.

Information Sources:

Legislation Administered:

Advanced Education Act 1989, Allport Library and Fine Arts Museum Agreement Act 1966, Archives Act 1983, Christ College Act 1926, Education Act 1932(except in so far as it relates to: the constitution and function of the Schools Board of Tasmania; the administration of technical and further education; and the administration of adult education). Education (Retention of Schools) Act 1989, Education (Teachers Federation) Act 1974, Hobart Free Kindergarten Union Act 1960, Hutchins School Act 1911, Libraries Act 1984, Meteorites Act 1973, Migrant Teachers (Financial Assistance) Act 1964, Museums (Aboriginal Remains) Act 1984, Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board Act 1975, Tasmanian Museum Act 1950, Tasmanian Orchestra (Continuation) Act 1951, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (Financial Assistance) Acts 1982 and 1987, Tasmanian University Act 1951, Theatre Royal Management Act 1986, West Coast Pioneers' Memorial Museum Act 1965..

Legislation Creating:

Statutory Rules 1989 No. 114

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Functions Performed:
7 EDUCATION AND TRAINING [1]
Controlled Agencies:
TA1307 RICHMOND PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1835
TA1318 SANDY BAY INFANT SCHOOL 01 Jan 1837
TA1127 BRIDGEWATER PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1847 31 Dec 2008
TA1395 KEMPTON PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1854
TA1164 DOVER SCHOOL 01 Jan 1855
TA1506 TORQUAY PUBLIC SCHOOL. 01 Jan 1856 31 Dec 1996
TA1228 LATROBE SCHOOL 01 Jan 1858 31 Dec 1990
TA1316 ST LEONARDS PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1859
TA1116 AVOCA STATE SCHOOL 01 Jan 1860
TA1456 HAGLEY FARM SCHOOL 01 Jan 1865
TA1362 ULVERSTONE PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1870 31 Dec 1995
TA1256 MOLE CREEK STATE SCHOOL 01 Jan 1875 31 Dec 1995
TA1135 CAMPBELL TOWN SCHOOL 01 Jan 1877
TA1288 PENGUIN PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1882
TA1139 CHARLES STREET SCHOOL 01 Jan 1885 31 Dec 1990
TA1183 FRANKLIN STATE SCHOOL 01 Jan 1885
TA1396 BRANXHOLM PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1890
TA1333 SOMERSET PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1893
TA1345 STRAHAN STATE SCHOOL 07 Sep 1896
TA1479 WESLEY VALE SCHOOL. 01 Jan 1897 31 Dec 2013
TA1160 DEVONPORT SCHOOL 01 Jan 1898 31 Dec 1990
TA1219 JUDBURY PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1899 31 Dec 1992
TA1150 CRESSY STATE SCHOOL 01 Jan 1900 31 Dec 1990
TA1297 PRESTON PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1900 31 Dec 1994
TA1187 GEORGE TOWN SCHOOL 01 Jan 1900
TA1302 RAVENSWOOD STATE SCHOOL 01 Jan 1900
TA1342 SPREYTON PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1900
TA1464 INVERMAY PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1900
TA1347 SWANSEA STATE SCHOOL 01 Jan 1900
TA1234 LEVENDALE PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1901
TA1033 EAST DEVONPORT SCHOOL. 01 Jan 1901
TA1705 LINDISFARNE PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1904
TA1360 TULLAH PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1906 31 Dec 1991
TA1702 MOLESWORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1906
TA1273 NEW NORFOLK PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1912
TA1346 SUMMERDALE STATE SCHOOL 01 Jan 1914
TA1114 ALBUERA STREET SCHOOL 01 Jan 1915
TA1398 BRIDPORT PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1915
TA1433 YOLLA SCHOOL. 01 Jan 1916
TA1226 LANSDOWNE CRESCENT SCHOOL 01 Jan 1916
TA1196 GRASSY PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1918 31 Dec 1990
TA1296 PREOLENNA STATE SCHOOL 01 Jan 1919 31 Dec 1992
TA1192 GLENORA SCHOOL 01 Jan 1920 31 Dec 1995
TA1216 HUONVILLE SCHOOL 01 Jan 1920
TA1497 WESTERWAY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1920
TA1443 ROCHERLEA PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1921
TA1298 PRINCES STREET PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1922
TA1163 DORA TURNER SPECIAL SCHOOL 01 Jan 1924 31 Dec 1990
TA1190 GLEN DHU INFANT SCHOOL 01 Jan 1925 31 Dec 1991
TA872 SASSAFRAS PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1925
TA1429 UPPER BURNIE SCHOOL 02 Mar 1925 31 Dec 2010
TA1188 GLADSTONE PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1926
TA1262 MORIARTY PRIMARY SCHOOL 06 Feb 1928 31 Dec 2013
TA1383 WIVENHOE PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1932 31 Dec 1992
TA1236 LILYDALE DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1932
TA1595 MONTAGU BAY PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1933
TA1446 BICHENO STATE SCHOOL 01 Jan 1939
TA1511 KINGSTON PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1943
TA34 STATE LIBRARY OF TASMANIA 01 Jan 1943 31 Oct 2006
TA158 SCHOOLS BOARD OF TASMANIA 31 Oct 1944 01 Jul 1995
TA1463 BROOKS HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1948
TA1314 ROSSARDEN PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1949 31 Dec 1992
TA1304 REECE HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1949
TA1442 ST MARYS DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1949
TA1418 QUEECHY HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1950
TA1598 MYRTLE PARK PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1950 31 Dec 1997
TA929 TRUSTEES OF THE TASMANIAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY 29 Nov 1950
TA1158 DELORAINE HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1952
TA1445 ST HELENS DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1952
TA1223 KING ISLAND DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1953 31 Dec 1990
TA1448 EAST RAVENSWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1954
TA1449 MAYFIELD PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1954
TA1266 MOUNT STUART PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1957
TA1317 ST MARTINS SCHOOL 01 Jan 1957 31 Dec 1997
TA1370 WARRANE HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1957
TA1118 BARCLAY PRE-SCHOOL 01 Jan 1958 31 Dec 1992
TA1821 POIMENA STUDENTS' HOSTEL 01 Jan 1958 14 Dec 1992
TA1292 POATINA PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1959 31 Dec 1991
TA1373 WAVERLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1959
TA1424 CLARENCE HIGH SCHOOL. 01 Jan 1959
TA1393 WYNYARD HIGH SCHOOL. 01 Jan 1960 31 Dec 1994
TA1155 D'ALTON SCHOOL 01 Jan 1960 31 Dec 1990
TA1520 GEEVESTON SCHOOL 01 Jan 1960
TA1224 KINGS MEADOWS HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1960
TA1703 LINDISFARNE NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1960
TA1313 ROSE BAY HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1961
TA1275 NEW TOWN HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1962
TA1306 REEKARA PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1963 31 Dec 1992
TA1408 GEORGE TOWN HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1965
TA1447 NORWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1965
TA380 ARCHIVES OFFICE OF TASMANIA 22 Dec 1965
TA1394 WEST PARK SCHOOL. 01 Jan 1966 21 Feb 2000
TA1268 MURRAY HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1966
TA1350 TAROONA HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1966
TA1211 HOBART COLLEGE 01 Jan 1966 31 Dec 2008
TA1283 OUSE DISTRICT SCHOOL 01 Jan 1966
TA1359 TRINITY HOUSE MATRICULATION GIRLS' HOSTEL 01 Nov 1966
TA1320 SAVAGE RIVER DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1967
TA2019 LAUNCESTON COLLEGE 01 Jan 1967 31 Dec 2008
TA1172 ELIZABETH COLLEGE 01 Jan 1968 31 Dec 2009
TA1263 MORNINGTON PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1969 31 Dec 1991
TA1499 STRATHGORDON SCHOOL 01 Jan 1969
TA1465 MOWBRAY HEIGHTS PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1969
TA1473 ACTON PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1969 31 Dec 2010
TA1510 ROSEBERY DISTRICT SCHOOL 01 Jan 1970
TA1324 SCOTTSDALE HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1970
TA1718 SCOTTSDALE PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1970
TA1476 SOUTH GEORGE TOWN PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1972
TA1954 ROSNY COLLEGE 01 Jan 1973 31 Dec 2009
TA1179 FLAGSTAFF PRIMARY SCHOOL 01 Jan 1974 31 Dec 1991
TA1597 RAVENSWOOD HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1974 31 Dec 1996
TA1246 MANGANA SPECIAL SCHOOL 01 Jan 1975 31 Dec 1993
TA317 TASMANIAN ARTS ADVISORY BOARD 09 Jun 1975
TA1409 PENGUIN HIGH SCHOOL. 01 Jan 1977 31 Dec 1991
TA1161 DON COLLEGE 01 Jan 1980 31 Dec 2008
TA1204 HELLYER COLLEGE 01 Jan 1980 31 Dec 2008
TA1830 OGILVIE GIRLS' HOSTEL 10 Dec 1980
TA1480 HILLCREST PRIMARY SCHOOL. 01 Jan 1981 31 Dec 1991
TA1534 LAUNCESTON COLLEGE/INSTITUTE OF TECHNICAL & FURTHER EDUCATION 01 Jan 1984 31 Dec 1997
TA1400 EXETER HIGH SCHOOL 05 Nov 1985
TA1823 KAMARAH HOSTEL 18 Feb 1987
TA1143 CLAREMONT COLLEGE 01 Jan 1990 31 Dec 2009
TA1354 TIMSBURY ROAD SCHOOL 01 Jan 1991
TA1331 SMITHTON HIGH SCHOOL 01 Jan 1994
Previous Agencies:
TA63 EDUCATION DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1886 17 Jul 1989
Subsequent Agencies:
TA1363 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, COMMUNITY AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT 27 Mar 1996 06 May 1998
Series Created By Agency:
AC671  FILMS AND VIDEOS PRODUCED OR ACQUIRED BY THE AGENCY. 01 Jan 1930 31 Dec 1993
AC682  GUIDANCE BRANCH (LATER STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES) - GUIDANCE, SPEECH PATHOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK FILES. 01 Jan 1970 19 Apr 2003
AB411  GUIDANCE BRANCH (LATER, STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES) - APPLICATIONS FOR EXEMPTIONS. 01 Jan 1982 31 Dec 1991