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Function Details

Function Number: 10
Function Term: GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND GOVERNANCE [1]
Function Description:

The function of providing administrative support to government. This includes cabinet and executive council, parliament and other elected bodies such as councils. It encompasses the management of the legislative process and the management of elections. The official duties of the heads of government and major celebrations sponsored by government are also covered by this function. See LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION for the management of local government councils and authorities.

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Agencies Performing Function:
TA22  PREMIER'S AND CHIEF SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1946 31 Dec 1976
TA35  PREMIERS DEPARTMENT (1) 01 Jan 1882 31 Dec 1946
TA52  PARLIAMENT 01 Jan 1856
TA57  AUDIT DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1826 03 Feb 1993
TA58  COMMISSARIAT DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1804 31 Dec 1895
TA59  CENSUS COMMISSION 01 Jan 1841
TA62  EXECUTIVE COUNCIL 01 Jan 1825
TA64  ELECTORAL DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1903 31 Dec 1989
TA67  GOVERNMENT PRINTER'S DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1839 31 Dec 1948
TA78  PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1973 31 Dec 1985
TA79  PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD (1) 01 Jan 1905 31 Dec 1918
TA80  SALARIES BOARD 01 Jan 1923 31 Dec 1927
TA81  BOARD OF REFERENCE 01 Jan 1927 31 Dec 1938
TA82  PUBLIC SERVICE APPEAL BOARD 01 Jan 1960 31 Dec 1985
TA83  CLASSIFICATION BOARD 01 Jan 1939 31 Dec 1947
TA85  REGISTRAR-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1838 15 Mar 1983
TA87  SUPPLY AND TENDER DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1923 31 Dec 1989
TA151  COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE (1) 01 Jan 1825 31 Dec 1856
TA152  COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE (2) 01 Jan 1857 31 Dec 1882
TA153  CHIEF SECRETARY'S OFFICE/DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1882 31 Dec 1946
TA166  PREMIER'S DEPARTMENT (2) 01 Jan 1976 31 Dec 1985
TA171  STEERING COMMITTEE OF THE STATE STRATEGY PLAN 18 Apr 1974 31 Dec 1977
TA172  SOUTHERN METROPOLITAN MASTER PLANNING AUTHORITY 01 Jan 1958 31 Oct 1961
TA173  HOBART METROPOLITAN PLANNING COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1954 31 Dec 1958
TA174  AGENT-GENERAL'S OFFICE 01 Jan 1885 31 Dec 1981
TA177  MUNICIPAL COMMISSION OF TASMANIA 01 Jan 1964 31 Dec 1980
TA182  MECHANICAL AIDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1955 02 Nov 1982
TA188  LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICE 01 Feb 1945 31 Oct 2000
TA189  STATE DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD 01 Jan 1923 31 Dec 1929
TA190  RAILWAY SERVICE APPEAL BOARD 01 Jan 1917 31 Dec 1978
TA196  JOINT DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL 01 Jan 1950
TA199  SESQUI-CENTENNIAL COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1949 31 Dec 1954
TA200  GOVERNMENT ACCOMMODATION BOARD 01 Jan 1934 30 Apr 1965
TA202  EDUCATION DEPARTMENT APPEAL BOARD 01 Jan 1932
TA205  COMMONWEALTH JUBILEE COMMITTEE (STATE) 01 Jan 1950 31 Dec 1951
TA213  LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMMISSION 01 Jan 1906 31 Dec 1908
TA214  STATE TEACHERS SUPERANNUATION FUND BOARD 01 Jan 1904
TA216  SUPERANNUATION FUND BOARD 01 Jan 1938 31 Dec 1983
TA225  STATE ECONOMIC PLANNING AUTHORITY 01 Jan 1945
TA228  BOARD OF TENDERS FOR PUBLIC WORKS 01 Jan 1897
TA229  BOARD OF TENDERS 01 Jan 1880 31 Dec 1923
TA231  TASMANIA WEEK COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1968 31 Dec 1968
TA239  POLICE PROVIDENT FUND BOARD 01 Jan 1898 31 Dec 1969
TA240  INQUIRY INTO CHARGES AGAINST INSPECTOR AND ASSISTANT INSPECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS 01 Jan 1928 31 Dec 1928
TA241  COURT OF MARINE ENQUIRY INTO LAKE ILLAWARRA COLLISION 01 Jan 1975 31 Dec 1975
TA243  LAW REFORM COMMISSION OF TASMANIA 01 Jan 1974 31 Dec 1988
TA248  POLICE DISCIPLINARY BOARD 01 Jan 1956 31 Dec 1966
TA251  DEPARTMENT OF THE PREMIER AND CABINET 01 Feb 1985 17 Jul 1989
TA259  COURT OF ENQUIRY INTO IRREGULARITIES ON BOARD THE CONVICT TRANSPORT GILMORE 01 Aug 1843 30 Sep 1843
TA261  COMMITTEE FOR THE CARE AND TREATMENT OF CAPTURED ABORIGINES 01 Jan 1830 31 Dec 1833
TA273  TASMANIAN INDUSTRIAL BOARDS 01 Jan 1963 31 Dec 1984
TA276  BOARD OF INQUIRY INTO SERVICE INCREMENTAL PAYMENTS SCHEME 01 Jan 1983 31 Dec 1983
TA280  INQUIRY INTO PARLIAMENTARY SALARIES AND ALLOWANCES 01 Jan 1955 31 Dec 1955
TA281  INQUIRY INTO PARLIAMENTARY SALARIES AND ALLOWANCES 01 Jan 1960 31 Dec 1960
TA282  PARLIAMENTARY SALARIES TRIBUNAL 01 Jan 1964 31 Dec 1964
TA283  PARLIAMENTARY SALARIES TRIBUNAL 01 Jan 1967 31 Dec 1967
TA284  PARLIAMENTARY SALARIES TRIBUNAL 01 Jan 1970 31 Dec 1970
TA290  TASMANIAN INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION 01 Jan 1985
TA295  TASMANIAN RAILWAYS AWARD BOARD OF REFERENCE 21 Apr 1943 22 Jun 1944
TA302  BOARD OF INQUIRY INTO STATEMENTS BY MINISTER FOR HEALTH 01 Jan 1955
TA310  PUBLIC SERVICE ARBITRATOR 01 Jan 1973 31 Dec 1984
TA315  GOVERNOR'S OFFICE 01 Jan 1825
TA321  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 01 Jan 1985 31 Dec 1990
TA322  OMBUDSMAN 01 Jan 1979
TA324  LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (1) 01 Jan 1825 31 Dec 1851
TA325  LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (2) 01 Jan 1851 31 Dec 1856
TA326  COMPUTER POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1981 31 Dec 1986
TA331  COMMITTEE OF INQUIRY INTO CERTAIN MATTERS AFFECTING THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1952 31 Dec 1952
TA360  OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT 01 Jan 1985 01 May 2001
TA361  OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR REVIEW 01 Jan 1985 01 May 2001
TA367  PUBLIC SERVICE TRIBUNAL 01 Jan 1959 31 Dec 1973
TA369  PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD (2) 01 Jan 1973 31 Dec 1984
TA374  CLASSIFICATION AND APPEAL BOARD 01 Jan 1947 31 Dec 1959
TA375  PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONERS OFFICE 01 Jan 1918 31 Dec 1973
TA380  ARCHIVES OFFICE OF TASMANIA 22 Dec 1965
TA389  SUPPLY AND TENDER BOARD 01 Jan 1923
TA393  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS 01 Jan 1982 31 Dec 1985
TA394  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR THE ARTS 01 Jan 1974
TA395  OFFICE OF THE CHIEF SECRETARY 01 Jan 1882 31 May 1976
TA396  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR COMMUNITY WELFARE AND CHILD CARE/ELDERLY 01 May 1972
TA397  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR ECONOMIC PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT 01 Jul 1978 31 Dec 1982
TA398  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR EDUCATION 12 Oct 1899
TA399  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES 31 Mar 1975
TA400  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR ENERGY 01 Sep 1980
TA401  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT 03 May 1972 31 Jul 1989
TA402  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR ETHNIC AFFAIRS 01 Dec 1977
TA403  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR FINANCE 01 Jan 1980
TA404  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR FORESTS 01 Jan 1925
TA405  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR HANDICAPPED PERSONS SERVICES 06 May 1980 31 May 1982
TA406  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR HEALTH 01 Jan 1934
TA407  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER ADMINISTERING THE HYDRO-ELECTRIC COMMISSION ACT 01 Jun 1928 31 Dec 1976
TA408  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION 01 Jan 1946 27 May 1982
TA409  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT 12 May 1959 27 May 1976
TA410  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS 01 Jan 1976
TA411  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR LANDS AND WORKS 01 Jan 1869
TA412  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT 01 Oct 1956
TA414  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR NATIONAL PARKS, WILDLIFE AND HERITAGE 17 Apr 1974
TA415  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR POLICE 23 Oct 1956
TA416  OFFICE OF THE PREMIER 01 Jan 1882
TA417  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRY 01 Jan 1976
TA418  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR RACING AND GAMING 01 May 1959 31 Dec 1989
TA419  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR SPORT AND RECREATION 17 Apr 1974
TA420  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND ENERGY 01 Dec 1976 31 Aug 1978
TA421  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR SEA FISHERIES 01 Jan 1982
TA422  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR TOURISM 01 Jan 1942
TA423  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT 01 Jul 1934 18 Sep 1998
TA424  OFFICE OF THE TREASURER 01 Jan 1856
TA425  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR WATER RESOURCES 01 Jul 1978
TA427  NATIONAL PARK BOARD 01 Jan 1917 31 Dec 1947
TA431  DEVONPORT CITY COUNCIL 01 Jan 1981
TA473  REVIEW OF TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION (PHASE 2) 01 Jan 1979 31 Dec 1982
TA491  INTERIM COMPUTER POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1986 31 Dec 1989
TA681  LAW REFORM COMMISSIONER 01 Jan 1988 31 Dec 1997
TA685  PARLIAMENTARY DRAFTSMAN'S DEPARTMENT 17 Jul 1914 30 Nov 1971
TA687  FEDERAL COUNCIL OF AUSTRALASIA 01 Jan 1886 31 Dec 1886
TA701  ROYAL COMMISSION INTO PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS 01 Jan 1857 31 Dec 1857
TA708  ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1918 31 Dec 1919
TA719  ROYAL COMMISSION INTO PARLIAMENTARY BUILDINGS 01 Jan 1858 31 Dec 1859
TA720  ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE PARLIAMENTARY LIBRARY 01 Jan 1867 31 Dec 1868
TA736  COMMITTEE OF OFFICERS FOR REVIEWING CONVICT EXPENDITURE 01 Jan 1843 31 Dec 1870
TA741  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND CONSTRUCTION 22 Dec 1976 06 May 1980
TA744  OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY PREMIER 01 Jan 1958
TA745  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 01 Jan 1979
TA767  GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 01 Jul 1948 16 Mar 1994
TA863  LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR'S OFFICE 16 Feb 1804 03 Dec 1825
TA877  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR ROAD SAFETY 01 Jan 1974 31 Dec 1985
TA893  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR RAILWAYS 12 Oct 1899 06 Aug 1934
TA898  DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 17 Jul 1989 07 Nov 1989
TA899  DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS 07 Nov 1989 18 Feb 1992
TA914  REGISTRAR-GENERAL'S DIVISION 15 Mar 1983
TA916  DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY AND FINANCE 07 Nov 1989
TA923  REGISTRY OF BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES 17 Jul 1989
TA926  DEPARTMENT OF PREMIER & CABINET 17 Jul 1989
TA927  PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL'S DEPARTMENT 30 Nov 1971 31 Mar 1978
TA928  OFFICE OF THE PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL 31 Mar 1978
TA975  ROYAL COMMISSION INTO AN ATTEMPT TO BRIBE A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, AND OTHER MATTERS 01 Jan 1990 31 Dec 1991
TA979  COMPUTER POLICY COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1975 27 Jan 1981
TA985  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR HOUSING 10 Dec 1946 31 Dec 1975
TA988  TASMANIAN ELECTORAL OFFICE 17 Jul 1989
TA989  STATE PURCHASING & SALES 17 Jul 1989 30 Jun 1999
TA990  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE 01 Jan 1899 01 Jan 1975
TA991  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES 01 Jan 1975 31 Dec 1976
TA992  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES 17 Jul 1989
TA1005  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR YOUTH AFFAIRS 01 Jul 1989
TA1006  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR EDUCATION AND THE ARTS 01 Jul 1989
TA1007  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR EMPLOYMENT, INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND TRAINING 01 Jul 1989
TA1008  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING 01 Jul 1989 28 Feb 1993
TA1024  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER ASSISTING THE PREMIER ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN 01 Jul 1989 31 Jan 1992
TA1029  PUBLIC SERVICE SUPERANNUATION BOARD 01 Jan 1905 31 Dec 1939
TA1099  DEPARTMENT OF STORES 01 Jan 1914 31 Dec 1923
TA1101  PUBLIC OFFICES COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1963 31 Dec 1996
TA1102  RETIREMENT BENEFITS FUND BOARD 01 Jan 1970
TA1107  BOARD OF INQUIRY INTO THE SIZE AND CONSTITUTION OF THE TASMANIAN PARLIAMENT. 01 Mar 1994 31 Dec 1994
TA1109  COMMITTEE OF REVIEW TO INQUIRE INTO PARLIAMENTARY SALARIES. 20 Apr 1995 09 Jun 1995
TA1427  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER ASSISTING THE PREMIER ON ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS 01 Jan 1989 31 Dec 1992
TA1431  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER ASSISTING THE PREMIER ON MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS 01 Jan 1989 31 Dec 1992
TA1432  CABINET OFFICE. 27 May 1969
TA1491  MICROFILM COMMITTEE 19 Mar 1973 31 May 1982
TA1495  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR ENVIRONMENT & LAND MANAGEMENT 23 Feb 1993
TA1515  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR POLICE & PUBLIC SAFETY 01 Feb 1992 31 Jul 1998
TA1516  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR MINES 01 Feb 1992 31 Jul 1998
TA1523  OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL. 01 Jan 1856
TA1524  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE. 17 Jul 1989
TA1525  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER ASSISTING THE TREASURER 01 Jan 1992
TA1526  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 01 Jan 1992
TA1530  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR WORKPLACE STANDARDS. 01 Jan 1996
TA1544  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR INLAND FISHERIES 01 Jan 1992
TA1549  PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT OFFICE 03 Feb 1993 27 Mar 1996
TA1590  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, ENERGY AND RESOURCES 18 Sep 1998
TA1599  COLONIAL STOREKEEPER'S DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1824 01 Jan 1907
TA1609  OFFICE OF THE STATE SERVICE COMMISSIONER 01 May 2001 04 Feb 2013
TA1625  COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTING DIVISION 01 Jan 1993 31 Dec 1998
TA1627  TASMANIA TOGETHER PROGRESS BOARD 03 Sep 2001
TA1628  TASMANIA TOGETHER COMMUNITY LEADERS GROUP 01 May 1999 31 Dec 2001
TA1635  OFFICE OF THE GOVERNMENT PRICES OVERSIGHT COMMISSION 01 Jan 1996 01 Jun 2010
TA1642  LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD 17 Jan 1994
TA1648  STATE SERVICE MANAGEMENT OFFICE 02 Feb 2004
TA1664  TASMANIAN ELECTORAL COMMISSION 16 Feb 2005
TA1733  SERVICE TASMANIA 02 Jan 1998
TA1743  ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE CONSTITUTION ACT 1934 01 Jan 1982 31 Dec 1982
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
TA1747  PRINTING AUTHORITY OF TASMANIA 17 Mar 1994
TA1831  ROYAL COMMISSION INTO ROAD TRANSPORT SERVICES 01 Dec 1947 31 Dec 1947
TA1835  OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 22 Mar 2004
TA1906  TASMANIAN CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (TASCIT) 01 Jan 1990 31 Dec 1993
TA1922  INTEGRITY COMMISSION 01 Oct 2010
TA1941  TELECOMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT DIVISION (TMD) 01 Jan 1999