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Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA1557
Title: OFFICE OF ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS
Start Date: 01 Jul 1989
End Date:
Description:

Originally established as the Aboriginal Affairs Section within the Department of Community Welfare. The section was transferred to the Department of Premier and Cabinet on 17 July 1989 and renamed on 18 April 1994. It was incorporated into the Community Development role of the Department of Education on 27 March 1996 before being returned to the Department of Premier and Cabinet on 18 September 1998 as part of a rearrangement of the Sate Service following a change of government.

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28 ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS
13 JUSTICE AND LEGAL ADMINISTRATION [1]
Controlling Agencies:
TA1028 DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY WELFARE 01 Feb 1983 17 Jul 1989
TA926 DEPARTMENT OF PREMIER & CABINET 17 Jul 1989
TA1363 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, COMMUNITY AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT 27 Mar 1996 06 May 1998
TA1561 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, COMMUNITY AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT 06 May 1998 18 Sep 1998
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