Agency VA 1027
Department of Labour and Industry
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Date Range: 1954 - 1985
 
Description of this AgencyDescription of this Agency
In 1954 the Department of Labour and Industry was established and superseded the Department of Labour (VA 2874).

In 1974 a Ministry of Consumer Affairs (VA 1026) was established and was subordinate to the Department of Labour and Industry until 1981 when it became a separate Department of State.

In 1985 the Department was amalgamated with the Ministry of Employment and Training (VA 704) and the Ministry of Industrial Affairs (VA 1059) to form the Department of Employment and Industrial Affairs (VA 2777). The Department of Employment and Industrial Affairs was renamed as the Department of Labour in 1986.

Location of Records

See List of Holdings 2nd edition 1985, section 3.9.0.

 
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Date Range Series Title Series Number Series Location Public Access
? 1900 - 1973 Factory Registration Papers VPRS 1399 North Melbourne Open
? 1907 - ? 1978 Register of Digesters (Records Not Transferred) VPRS 12349 Other Not Applicable
? 1929 - ? 1986 Newspaper Clippings (Records Not Transferred) VPRS 12370 Other Not Applicable
? 1962 - ? 1978 Register of Air or Gas Receivers (Records Not Transferred) VPRS 12350 Other Not Applicable
? 1964 - ? 1981 General Correspondence Files (Wages Boards portion) VPRS 5464 North Melbourne Open
? 1965 - ? 1980 Factory Plans Standards VPRS 10150 North Melbourne Open
? 1965 - ? 1980 Register of Crane Accident Files, Annual Single Number System (Records Not Transferred) VPRS 12371 Other Not Applicable
? 1968 - ? 1974 Crane Drawings (DESTROYED 2015) VPRS 2919 Other Not Applicable
? 1971 - ? 1981 Register of Local Approvals of Scaffolding (Records Not Transferred) VPRS 12352 Other Not Applicable
? 1973 - ? 1979 Boiler and Pressure Vessels Design Approvals (DESTROYED 2015) VPRS 10506 Other Not Applicable
? 1975 - ? 1989 Register of Licensed Crane Drivers (Records Not Transferred) VPRS 12348 Other Not Applicable
? 1977 - ? 1988 Register of Licensed Riggers (Records Not Transferred) VPRS 12353 Other Not Applicable
? 1978 - 1994 Sunday Entertainment Permit Register VPRS 8821 North Melbourne Open
? 1979 - ? 1985 Photograph Albums (Occupational Health and Safety Division) (Records Not Transferred) VPRS 12372 Other Not Applicable
1907 - ? 1977 Register of Boilers (Records Not Transferred) VPRS 12347 Other Not Applicable
1953 - 1986 Prosecutions Register VPRS 15908 North Melbourne Open
1957 - 1964 Personal Files (alphabetical) (RETURNED TO AGENCY 2017) VPRS 5906 Other Not Applicable
1957 - 1969 Leave Cards (alphabetical) (RETURNED TO AGENCY 2017) VPRS 5910 Other Not Applicable
1958 - 1981 Mr C Benjamin's Private Papers VPRS 3878 North Melbourne Open
1960 - 1960 Lift Drawings (DESTROYED 2015) VPRS 10507 Other Not Applicable
Functions for which this Agency has or has had primary responsibilityFunctions for which this Agency has or has had primary responsibility
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1954 - 1970 Consumer protection VF 141
1954 - 1980 Industrial and apprenticeship training VF 121
1954 - 1984 Factory registration VF 135
1954 - 1984 Health and safety (workplace) VF 136
1954 - 1985 Shop registration VF 255
1954 - 1985 Retail trading hours VF 259
1954 - cont Tobacco sellers, licensing of VF 359
1954 - cont Private employment agencies, registration of VF 355
1962 - cont Boilers, inspection of VF 299
1972 - 1977 Industrial relations (public sector) VF 168
Functions for which this Agency has or has had secondary responsibilityFunctions for which this Agency has or has had secondary responsibility
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1981 - 1982 Industrial relations VF 224
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1970 - 1974 Consumer Protection Bureau VA 2735
1974 - 1981 Ministry of Consumer Affairs VA 1026
1979 - 1985 Motor Accidents Board VA 1055
1982 - 1985 Victorian Technology Advisory Committee VA 2668
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1954 - 1985 Labour and Industry VRG 42
1973 - 1981 Consumer Affairs VRG 63