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Corporate entry Western Australian Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (2017 - )

State of Western Australia

From
2017
Functions
Agricultural Industry, Aquaculture and Regulatory Body
Reference No
State Records Office of WA ID: AU WA A1945

Summary

In 2017 the Department of Fisheries was amalgamated with multiple other departments to form the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (2017 - ). The three departments were the Department of Fisheries (2001 - 2007), Department of Agriculture and Food WA (2006 - 2017) and the Department of Regional Development (2013 - 2017). The new Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is responsible for Western Australian agriculture and aquaculture including research, surveys of soil, water and other materials and quarantine.

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
                                                 1894 - 1898 Western Australian Bureau of Agriculture
                                                 1986 - 1997 Western Australian Fisheries Department [3]
                                                       1898 - 2006 Western Australian Department of Agriculture
                                                       1997 - 2001 Fisheries Western Australia
                                                             2001 - 2017 Western Australian Department of Fisheries
                                                             2006 - 2017 Western Australian Department of Agriculture and Food
                                                                   2017 - Western Australian Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

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Elizabeth Daniels