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Corporate entry Western Australian Fisheries Department [2] (1920 - 1964)

State of Western Australia

From
1920
To
1964
Functions
Aquaculture and Regulatory Body
Reference No
Western Australian Archives ID: AU WA A65

Summary

The Western Australian Fisheries Department [2] existed as a sub-department within multiple departments from 1920 to 1953 when it became its own department. It was responsible for aspects of shipping and diving in addition to aquaculture. In 1964 it was replaced by the Department of Fisheries and Fauna (1964 - 1974).

Timeline

 1829 - 1870 Western Australian Survey Office
       1870 - 1873 Western Australian Surveyor-General's Department
             1829 - 1870 Western Australian Survey Office
             1873 - 1890 Western Australian Crown Lands and Surveys Department
                   1890 - 1986 Western Australian Department of Lands and Surveys
                         1909 - 1920 Western Australian Department of Aborigines and Fisheries
                               1920 - 1964 Western Australian Fisheries Department [2]
                                     1964 - 1974 Western Australian Department of Fisheries and Fauna
                                           1974 - 1985 Western Australian Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
                                                 1986 - 1997 Western Australian Fisheries Department [3]
                                                       1997 - 2001 Fisheries Western Australia
                                                             2001 - 2017 Western Australian Department of Fisheries
                                                                   2017 - Western Australian Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

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Elizabeth Daniels