Agency VA 2874
Department of Labour I
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Date Range: 1916 - 1954
 
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The first Department of Labour was established in 1916 superseding the Factories Office of the Chief Secretary's Department (VA 475).

In 1954 the Department was renamed as the Department of Labour and Industry (VA 1027).

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See List of Holdings 2nd edition 1985, section 3.9.2.

 
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? 1900 - 1973 Factory Registration Papers VPRS 1399 North Melbourne Open
? 1929 - ? 1986 Newspaper Clippings (Records Not Transferred) VPRS 12370 Other Not Applicable
1953 - 1986 Prosecutions Register VPRS 15908 North Melbourne Open
By 1916 - ? 1936 Inward Registered Correspondence (Industrial Appeals portion) VPRS 5999 North Melbourne Open
By 1953 - ? 1954 Long Service Leave Exemptions Case Files VPRS 6000 North Melbourne Open
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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1916 - 1954 Factory registration VF 135
1916 - 1954 Health and safety (workplace) VF 136
1916 - 1954 Consumer protection VF 141
1916 - 1954 Retail trading hours VF 259
1916 - 1954 Private employment agencies, registration of VF 355
1918 - 1923 Immigration (twentieth century) VF 138
1918 - cont Employment service VF 139
- 1954 Industrial and apprenticeship training VF 121
- 1954 Shop registration VF 255
- 1954 Tobacco sellers, licensing of VF 359
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1916 - 1954 Labour and Industry VRG 42