Agency VA 1108
Small Business Development Corporation (trading from 1993 as Small Business Victoria)
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Date Range: 1976 - 1996
 
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The Small Business Development Corporation is a body corporate constituted under the provisions of the Small Business Development Corporation Act 1976, proclaimed on 8June 1976. The Act was amended in 1986 to expand on the functions and objectives of the Corporation. During the first half of 1993 the Corporation took on the trading name Small Business Victoria.

Small Business Victoria was abolished in 1996, by the Small Business Victoria (Repeal) Act 1996, assented to on 26 November 1996. Its operations were integrated into the Department of State Development. Small Business Victoria branding and name were maintained under the new arrangement. The changes stemmed from a review commissioned by the corporation's board. The review was undertaken by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

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1976 - 1987 Counselling Enquiry Record Sheets VPRS 8317 North Melbourne Open
1981 - 1985 Relief Management Training Grant Files VPRS 8316 North Melbourne Open
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1976 - 1996 Small business VF 407
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Superior AgenciesSuperior Agencies
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1976 - 1978 Department of State Development (from 1972 also known as Department of State Development and Decentralisation) VA 552
1978 - 1981 Department of State Development, Decentralisation and Tourism VA 2881
1981 - 1983 Ministry for Economic Development VA 2880
1983 - 1985 Department of Industry, Commerce and Technology VA 1393
1985 - 1990 Department of Industry, Technology and Resources VA 2661
1990 - 1991 Department of Manufacturing and Industry Development VA 3012
1991 - 1992 Department of Small Business VA 3011
1992 - 1996 Department of Business and Employment VA 3096
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1976 - 1978 State Development and Decentralisation VRG 51
1978 - 1981 State Development, Decentralisation and Tourism VRG 70
1981 - 1983 Economic Development VRG 71
1983 - 1985 Industry, Commerce and Technology VRG 77
1985 - 1990 Industry, Technology and Resources VRG 82
1990 - 1991 Manufacturing and Industry Development VRG 97