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Corporate entry Department of Science and Technology, Central Office (1980 - 1984)

Commonwealth of Australia

From
3 November 1980
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
To
13 December 1984
Functions
Analytical Services, Meteorology, Patents or Trademarks, Astronomy or Space Science, Weights or Measurement Industries, Industrial or scientific research and Advisory or regulatory body
Reference No
CA 3069
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Summary

The Department of Science and Technology was established after the abolishment of the Department of Science and the Environment in November 1980. The Department was renamed the Department of Science in 1984, and maintained its science function. The technology functions went to the Department of Industry, Technology and Commerce.

Timeline

 1901 - 1916 Department of Home Affairs [I], Central Office
       1916 - 1928 Department of Home and Territories, Central Office
             1928 - 1932 Department of Home Affairs [II], Central Office
                   1932 - 1939 Department of the Interior [I], Central Administration
                         1939 - 1972 Department of the Interior [II], Central Office
                               1972 - 1975 Department of Environment and Conservation
                               1972 - 1975 Department of Science [I], Central Office
                                     1975 Department of the Environment [I]
                                     1975 Department of Science and Consumer Affairs, Central Office
                                           1975 - 1978 Department of Science [II], Central Office
                                           1975 - 1978 Department of Environment, Housing and Community Development
                                                 1978 - 1980 Department of Science and the Environment, Central Office
                                                       1980 - 1984 Department of Science and Technology, Central Office
                                                             1984 - 1987 Department of Science [III], Central Office
                                                                   1987 - 1993 Department of Administrative Services [III], Central Office
                                                                         1987 - 1991 Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment, Tourism and Territories, Central Office
                                                                               1991 - 1993 Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment and Territories, Central Office
                                                                                     1993 - 1997 Department of the Environment, Sport and Territories, Central Office
                                                                                           1997 - 1998 Department of the Environment [II], Central Office
                                                                                                 1998 - Department of the Environment and Heritage

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Online Resources

A. Smith & H. Morgan