Agency VA 1073
Rural Finance Commission
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Date Range: 1977 - 1988
 
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In 1977 the Rural Finance and Settlement Commission became the Rural Finance Commission (VA 2273) and continued responsibility for administration of soldier settlement legislation. In 1983 the Rural Finance Commission became the responsibility of the Minister for Agriculture (VRG 34).

The Commission's functions included the administration of the remaining purchase leases, mortgages, contracts of sale and other interests created under the Land Settlement Act 1959 (No.6534) and the Soldier Settlement Act 1958 (No.6373).

The Commission was succeeded by the Rural Finance Corporation (VA 2985) on 1 July 1988, which was established under the Rural Finance Act 1988 (No. 44).
 
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? 1950 - ? 1988 Soldier Settlement and Land Settlement Purchase Lease Preparation Files VPRS 16540 North Melbourne Open
1946 - Circa 1997 Soldier Settlement Estates Development Files VPRS 16290 North Melbourne Open
1947 - 1981 Soldier Settlement and Land Settlement Building Plans and Specifications VPRS 16754 North Melbourne Open
1947 - 1983 Soldier Settlement and Land Settlement Other Agency Plans VPRS 16753 North Melbourne Open
1947 - 1984 Soldier Settlement and Land Settlement Estate Plans VPRS 16751 North Melbourne Open
1947 - 1987 Soldier Settlement and Land Settlement Estate Cards VPRS 16756 North Melbourne Open
1947 - 1988 Soldier Settlement and Land Settlement Deeds Register VPRS 16759 North Melbourne Open
1947 - 2016 General Subject Correspondence Files VPRS 16760 North Melbourne Open
1947 - Circa 1988 Soldier Settlement and Land Settlement Survey Plans VPRS 16752 North Melbourne Open
1962 - 2015 Annual Reports VPRS 17753 North Melbourne Open
1962 - 2016 Minutes [Rural Finance and Soldier Settlement Commission, Rural Finance Commission and Rural Finance Corporation II] VPRS 16542 North Melbourne Closed
1986 - 2014 Audit Committee Minutes and Working Papers VPRS 16548 North Melbourne Closed
Circa 1956 - 1989 Land Settlement Estates Development Files VPRS 16289 North Melbourne Open
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1977 - 1988 Settlement schemes (soldier settlement) VF 113
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1983 - 1988 Agriculture VRG 34