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Corporate entry Joint Coal Board (1947 - 2002)

1 February 1947
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 January 2002
Energy, Advisory or regulatory body and Resources
Reference No
CA 154
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Sydney, New South Wales


The Joint Coal Board was established in February 1947* by both the Federal and New South Wales Governments. In January 2002 the functions of the Joint Coal Board were absorbed by the newly formed Coal Services Pty Ltd.

*1947 is the date listed by the National Archives of Australia. However the Coal Industry Repeal Bill 2000 states that it was formed in 1964 "under parallel legislation passed by the Commonwealth (the Coal Industry Act 1946 (Cth)) and New South Wales (the Coal Industry Act 1946 (NSW))".

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  • Fisher, C., The Joint Coal Board and the Market 1946-1982 (Canberra: Australian National University, Research School of Social Sciences, 1983). Details


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