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Corporate entry Victorian Department of Crown Lands and Survey (1857 - 1983)

State of Victoria

From
1857
Victoria, Australia
To
1983
Functions
Advisory or regulatory body and Surveying or Mapping
Reference No
VA 538
Legal Status
Public Record Office Victoria, Registered Agency

Summary

The Department of Crown Lands and Survey was originally established in 1857 as part of the Board of Land and Works. In 1964 it ceased to be controlled by the Board. The Department functioned for almost twenty more years before being combined with other Ministries to form the Department of Conservation, Forests and Land.

Timeline

 1857 - 1983 Victorian Department of Crown Lands and Survey
       1983 - 1990 Victorian Department of Conservation, Forests and Lands
             1990 - 1992 Victorian Department of Conservation and Environment
                   1992 - 1996 Victorian Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
                         1996 - 2002 Department of Natural Resources and Environment
                               2003 - 2013 Department of Primary Industries
                               2003 - 2013 Department of Sustainability and Environment
                                     2013 - Department of Environment and Primary Industries
                                     2013 - Department of Environment and Primary Industries

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Archival resources

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Department of Crown Lands and Survey - Receipts, 1862, MS 8810; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Department of Crown Lands and Survey - Records, 1884 - 1908, 69/7; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details
  • Department of Crown Lands and Survey - Records, 1884 - 1908, 69/16; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Public Record Office of Victoria, '3.6.2 Land Branch c.1837-1855 Department of Crown Lands 1855-1857 Board of Land and Works 1857-1859 [VA 744] Department of Crown Lands and Survey, Board of Land and Works 1859-1964 Department of Crown Lands and Survey 1964-1983', in List of Holdings 1985: Public Record Office, 1985. Details

Online Resources

Ailie Smith