Agency VA 2530
Warrnambool II (Municipal District 1855-1863; Borough 1863-1883; Town 1883-1918; City 1918-1994)
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Date Range: 1855 - 1994
 
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Created a municipality, 7 December, 1855; a Borough , 1 October 1863. Proclaimed a Town, 2 February 1883; a City, 8th April 1918.

Local Government Reform 1993-1995
This council was abolished in 1994 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.

VA 3741, Warrnambool III (City 1994-ct) Council has been appointed as the successor in law for the Warrnambool II (VA 2530) and has assumed any rights, assets and liabilities of the abolished council.

The Town of Warrnambool Local Governing Body was constituted on 18 September 1917 under the Water Act 1915 to take over responsibility of the Warrnambool Waterworks Trust. The responsibilities were transferred to the City of Warrnambool (also VA 2530) on 1 October 1983 under the Water and Sewerage Authorities (Restructuring) Act 1983.

City of Warrnambool (water responsibilities) was abolished on 1 July 1994, and amalgamated with the previous authorities of Mortlake Water Board (VA 4945), Lismore Waterworks Trust and those managed by Shire of Warrnambool (VA 2531), Shire of Hampden (VA 2438), Shire of Heytesbury (VA 2441), Town of Camperdown (VA 2400) and Otway Waterworks Trust/Otway Water Supply System, to form the Hopkins Region Water Authority (VA 3753), later renamed South West Water Authority.
 
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? 1855 - 1994 Rate Books VPRS 16261 North Melbourne Open
? 1880 - 1994 Voters' Rolls VPRS 17375 North Melbourne Open
? 1913 - ? 1919 Town Surveyor Reports to Council VPRS 17767 North Melbourne Open
1856 - ? 1994 Council Meeting Minutes VPRS 17762 North Melbourne Open
1858 - 1925 Warrnambool Town Common Minute Book VPRS 17763 North Melbourne Open
1858 - 1940 Outward Letter Books VPRS 16207 North Melbourne Open
1874 - 1901 Reports and Petitions to Council VPRS 16208 North Melbourne Open
1876 - 1906 Inward Letter Books VPRS 16206 North Melbourne Open
1917 - 1983 Engineers Reports VPRS 17732 Ballarat Open
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1917 - 1984 Water and sewerage authorities VF 416
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1855 - 1994 Municipalities VRG 12