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Corporate entry Department of Foreign Affairs (1970 - 1987)

Commonwealth of Australia

From
6 November 1970
Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
To
24 July 1987
Functions
Advisory or regulatory body
Reference No
CA 1382
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Parkes, Australian Capital Territory

Summary

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs was established in November 1970. It took over the functions previously performed by the Department of External Affairs. In 1987 a major re-structuring of Government departments resulted in the creation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, which replaced the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Timeline

 1970 - 1987 Department of Foreign Affairs
       1987 - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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