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Corporate entry Department of Natural Resources and Environment (1996 - 2002)

State of Victoria

From
1996
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
2002
Functions
Advisory or Regulatory Body, Conservation or Environment and Resources
Reference No
VA 3972
Legal Status
Public Record Office Victoria, Registered Agency
Location
8 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne, Vic 3002

Summary

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment was established in 1996. The Department took control of the functions previously carried out by the Department of Agriculture, Energy and Minerals and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

In December 2002 the Department was split into two separate entities: The Department of Sustainability and Environment and The Department of Primary Industries.

Details

From their Web site, June 2002: "The Department of Natural Resources and Environment is responsible for the integrated management of Victoria's natural resource base, including land identification, resource development and utilisation and the protection, conservation and management of Victoria's natural environment."

Timeline

 1857 - 1983 Victorian Department of Crown Lands and Survey
 1872 - 1985 Victorian Department of Agriculture
 1918 - 1983 Forests Commission Victoria
       1983 - 1990 Victorian Department of Conservation, Forests and Lands
       1985 - 1991 Victorian Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs
             1990 - 1992 Victorian Department of Conservation and Environment
             1991 - 1995 Victorian Department of Agriculture [II]
                   1992 - 1996 Victorian Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
                   1995 - 1996 Victorian Department of Agriculture, Energy and Minerals
                         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

Published resources

Online Resources

Ailie Smith