Agency VA 575
Department of Crown Lands and Survey, Ballarat Division
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Date Range: ? 1857 - 1983
 
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The primary responsibilities of the Department of Crown Lands and Survey, Ballarat Division were the administration of survey and mapping and the sale, occupation and management of Crown land in the Central Highlands Region of Victoria. The Department also exercised responsibility for closer settlement, soldier settlement and the destruction of vermin and noxious weeds.

For further information about the functions and responsibilities of the Department of Crown lands and Survey, see Inventory of Series entry for VA 538.

In 1983 the Department of Crown Lands and Survey was abolished and a Department of Conservation, Forests and Lands (VA 1034) was established.

Location of Records

See also List of Holdings 2nd edition 1985, section 3.6.4.
 
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? 1854 - ? 1902 Township, Parish, Country and Agricultural Allotment Plan Registers [Lithographic Plans] VPRS 6420 Ballarat Open
? 1858 - ? 1938 Ballarat and Ballarat East Town Allotment Survey Plans VPRS 4771 Ballarat Open
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1964 - 1983 Department of Crown Lands and Survey VA 538
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1857 - 1983 Lands VRG 18