Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA920
Title: HOBART REGIONAL WATER BOARD
Start Date: 01 Jul 1984
End Date: 31 May 1997
Description:

To provide for the supply of water in bulk to Hobart, Glenorchy, Clarence, Kingborough, Sorell, Richmond, Brighton, New Norfolk and Green Ponds.

In May 1997 the State Government according to SR 1990/107 brought the Board under control of the local councils in and around Hobart. It was renamed the Hobart Regional Water Authority and began trading as Hobart Water.

Information Sources:

Statutory Rule 1990/107, Southern Water website 2012

Legislation Administered:

Hobart Regional Water Act 1984

Legislation Creating:

Hobart Regional Water Act 1984 (No. 51 of 1984) (Section 2 (2) of the Act provided that it would come into effect on 1 Jul 1984)

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Statutory Rule 1990/107

Controlling Agencies:
TA425 OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR WATER RESOURCES 01 Jul 1978
TA919 DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ENERGY 17 Jul 1989 18 Feb 1992
Previous Agencies:
TA187 METROPOLITAN WATER BOARD 01 Jan 1961 31 Dec 1984
Subsequent Agencies:
TA1645 FOREST DEDICATION BOARD 01 Jan 1938
TA1607 HOBART REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY - TRADING AS HOBART WATER 01 May 1997 09 Jul 2008
Series Created By Agency:
AE289  MINUTES OF MEETINGS 02 Jan 1962 17 Dec 1985