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Northern Territory - Organisation

Office of the Administrator, Northern Territory [I] (1911 - 1927)

Australian Government

From
1911
To
1927
Categories
Government Agency and Government Department

The Office of the Administrator, Northern Territory replaced the Office of the Government Resident. The Office of the Government Resident was abolished when responsibility for the administration of the Northern Territory passed from South Australia to the Commonwealth. The Administrator was appointed as part of the Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910. The Administrator undertook day to day administration of the Northern Territory and carried out any instructions given to him by the responsible Commonwealth Minister.

Timeline

 1864 - 1911 Government Resident of the Northern Territory
       1911 - 1927 Office of the Administrator, Northern Territory [I]
             1927 - 1931 Office of the Government Resident, North Australia
             1927 - 1931 Office of the Government Resident, Central Australia
                   1931 - 1978 Office of the Administrator, Northern Territory [II]
                   1931 - 1978 Office of the Administrator, Northern Territory [II]
                         1978 - Office of the Administrator, Northern Territory [II]

Provided 'Care' At

Publications

Online Resources

  • State Records of South Australia, 'Agency details: GA17 Office of the Minister for the Northern Territory', in State Records of South Australia, ArchivesSearch, 2012, http://www.archives.sa.gov.au. Details

Sources used to compile this entry: State Records of South Australia, 'Agency details: GA17 Office of the Minister for the Northern Territory', in State Records of South Australia, ArchivesSearch, 2012, http://www.archives.sa.gov.au.

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George