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Tasmania - Organisation

Central Board of Health (1885 - 1903)

From
1885
To
1903
Categories
Government Agency

The Central Board of Health, which had five members appointed by the Governor, was established by the Public Health Act 1885. Its purpose was to exercise some control over local Boards of Health appointed by municipal councils. In 1903, the Public Health Department replaced the Central Board of Health.

Timeline

 1885 - 1903 Central Board of Health
       1904 - 1956 Public Health Department
             1956 - 1989 Department of Health Services
                   1989 - 1993 Department of Health
                         1993 - 1998 Department of Community and Health Services
                               1998 - Department of Health and Human Services
                                     2018 - Department of Communities Tasmania

Publications

Books

  • Wettenhall, RL, A Guide to Tasmanian Government Administration, Platypus Publications, Hobart, 1968, 206 pp. Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Wettenhall, RL, A Guide to Tasmanian Government Administration, Platypus Publications, Hobart, 1968, 206 pp.

Prepared by: Caroline Evans