Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA1543
Title: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Start Date: 18 Sep 1998
End Date:
Description:

On 18 September 1998, following a change of government, the Department of Community and Health Services was renamed. At the same time the department assumed administrative responsibility for the Tasmanian Fire Service.

Information Sources:

Legislation Administered:

Statutory Rules 1998 No. 124 pp.1309-1312

Adoption Act 1988; Alcohol and Drug Dependency Act 1968; Ambulance Service Act 1982; Anatomy Act 1964; Blood Transfusion (Limitation of Liability) Act 1986; Child Protection (International Measures) Act 2003; Children, Young Persons and Their Families (Transitional and Savings Provisions) Act 1998; Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act 1997; Chiropractors and Osteopaths Registration Act 1997; Dental Practitioners Registration Act 2001; Dental Prosthetists Registration Act 1996; Disability Services Act 1992; Fire Damage Relief Act 1967; Fluoridation Act 1968; Food Act 2003; Fox and Dexter Trusts Act 1987; Guide Gogs and Hearing Dogs Act 1967; Health Act 1997; Health Professionals (Special Events Exemption) Act 1998; Health Services Act 1960; HIV/AIDS Preventive Measures Act 1993; Homes Act 1935; Hospitals Act 1918; Human Cloning and Other Prohibited Practices Act 2003; Human Embryonic Research Regulation Act 2003; Human Tissue Act 1985; Medical Practitioners Registration Act 1996; Medical Radiation Science Professionsals Registration Act 2000; Mental Health Act 1996; Nursing Act 1995; Optometrists Registration Act 1994; Pensioners (Heating Allowances) Act 1971; Perinatal Registry Act 1994; Pharmacists Registration Act 2001; Physiotherapists Registration Act 1999; Podiatrists Registration Act 1995; Poisons Act 1971; Psychologists Registration Act 2000

;Public Helath Act 1997; Radiation Control Act 1977; Radiation Protection Act 2005; Royal Derwent Hospital (Sale of Land) Act 1995; Substandard Housing Control Act 1973; Surrogacy Contracts Act 1993; Therapeutic Goods Act 2001; Youth Justice Act 1997.

Legislation Creating:

Statutory Rules 1998 Number 122.

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Functions Performed:
4 COMMUNITY SERVICES [1]
11 HEALTH CARE [1]
Controlled Agencies:
TA441 ROYAL HOBART HOSPITAL 01 Jan 1820
TA442 LAUNCESTON GENERAL HOSPITAL 01 Jan 1820
TA449 CAMPBELL TOWN DISTRICT HOSPITAL 01 Jan 1855
TA448 BEACONSFIELD DISTRICT HOSPITAL 01 Jan 1890
TA463 WEST COAST DISTRICT HOSPITAL 01 Jan 1897
TA452 NEW NORFOLK DISTRICT HOSPITAL 01 Jan 1911
TA453 NORTH EASTERN SOLDIERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 19 Feb 1921
TA1706 ASHLEY HOME FOR BOYS 01 Feb 1922 31 Dec 1999
TA458 ST MARYS DISTRICT HOSPITAL 01 Jan 1936
TA455 OUSE DISTRICT HOSPITAL 01 Jan 1938
TA450 HUON DISTRICT HOSPITAL 01 Jan 1948 09 Jan 2001
TA457 ST HELENS DISTRICT NURSING HOSPITAL 01 Jan 1948
TA456 ROSEBERY DISTRICT HOSPITAL 14 May 1953
TA445 NORTH WEST REGIONAL HOSPITAL 01 Dec 1965
TA155 BOARD OF MANAGEMENT - ROYAL DERWENT HOSPITAL 01 Jul 1968 30 Nov 2000
TA917 TASMANIA FIRE SERVICE 01 Nov 1979
TA2026 W P HOLMAN CLINIC 01 Jan 1986
TA1593 HOUSING TASMANIA 03 Feb 1993
TA1606 COMMUNITY AND RURAL HEALTH DIVISION 18 Sep 1998 01 Jul 2002
TA1592 CHILD, YOUTH AND FAMILY SUPPORT DIVISION 18 Sep 1998 01 Jul 2002
TA1618 HEALTH ADVANCEMENT DIVISION 18 Sep 1998 01 Jul 2002
TA1623 HOSPITALS AND AMBULANCE SERVICES DIVISION 18 Sep 1998
TA1960 ASHLEY YOUTH DETENTION CENTRE 01 Jan 1999
TA1633 CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES 01 Jul 2002
TA1634 STATEWIDE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES 01 Jul 2002
Previous Agencies:
TA1012 DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND HEALTH SERVICES 03 Feb 1993 18 Sep 1998
Related Agencies:
TA1746 INDEPENDENT ASSESSOR OF THE OMBUDSMANS REVIEW OF CLAIMS OF ABUSE OF CHILDREN IN STATE CARE - PETER CRANSWICK QC 01 Aug 2003 30 Jun 2006
Series Created By Agency:
AE786  GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE 22 Jul 1974 18 Aug 1998