Agency VA 2481
Newtown (Borough:1858-1924; Town:1924-1949; City:1949-1993)
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Date Range: 1858 - 1993
 
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This municipality was created a Borough on 9 March 1858. It was declared a Town on 16 April 1924. It was declared a City on 7 October 1949. Its name was changed from Newtown & Chilwell to Newtown on 22 November 1967.

Local Government Reform
Newtown City was amalgamated with the City of Greater Geelong by the City of Greater Geelong Act 1993 on 18 May 1993. This occurred as part of a statewide program of local government reform enacted between 1993 and 1995. The reform process reduced the number of councils from 210 to 78.
 
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1858 - 1946 Committee Minutes (GRS 1214) VPRS 15472 Not Applicable
1858 - 1985 Outward Letter Books (GRS 750) VPRS 15467 Not Applicable
1858 - 1993 Council Minutes (GRS 751) VPRS 15468 Not Applicable
1858 - 1993 Rate Records (GRS 752) VPRS 15469 Not Applicable
1887 - 1972 Council-Owned Property Registers (GRS 1216) VPRS 15474 Not Applicable
1887 - 1992 Newspaper Cuttings (GRS 1209) VPRS 15471 Not Applicable
1895 - 1990 Balance Books and Annual Statements of Accounts (GRS 1220) VPRS 15476 Not Applicable
1907 - 1993 Town Clerk's General Correspondence Subject Files (GRS 1249) VPRS 15484 Open
1927 - 1989 Engineer's Reports (GRS 1223) VPRS 15477 Not Applicable
1952 - 1984 Contract Registers and Register of Tenders (GRS 1217) VPRS 15475 Not Applicable
1956 - 1987 Health Register (GRS 1252) VPRS 15485 Not Applicable
1958 - 1958 Centenary Celebrations 1958 Papers and Photographs (GRS 1226) VPRS 15478 Not Applicable
1974 - 1985 City Engineer's Letter Books (GRS 1248) VPRS 15483 Not Applicable
1974 - 1987 Health Surveyor's Reports to Council (GRS 1214) VPRS 15473 Not Applicable
By 1861 - 1899 Valuation Books (GRS 753) VPRS 15470 Not Applicable
By 1955 - 1991 Voters Rolls (GRS 1242) VPRS 15482 Not Applicable
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1858 - 1993 Municipalities VRG 12