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Corporate entry Department of Administrative Services [III], Central Office (1987 - 1993)

Commonwealth of Australia

From
24 July 1987
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
To
24 March 1993
Functions
Analytical Services, Surveying or Mapping, Advisory or Regulatory Body, Collection Management and Building or Construction Industries
Reference No
CA 5983
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Summary

Created in July 1987, after the abolishment of several Departments, the Department of Administrative Services was known as a 'super ministry'. Amongst its functions were analytical service, archival administration, construction, electoral matters, goods and services, protective services and survey and mapping. In June 1990 the Bureau of Meteorology was transferred to the Department of Arts, Sport the Environment, Tourism and Territories. The Department of Administrative Services was abolished in 1993 and all its remaining functions were transferred to the Department of Administrative Services.

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 Environment, Housing and Community Development
                                           1975 - 1978 Department of Science [II], Central Office
                                                 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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A. Smith & H. Morgan