Series VPRS 16272
Index to Reports by Geographical Areas or by Content (Minerals and Petroleum)
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Date Range: Series 1965 - 1999
  Series in Custody By 1965 - 1999
  Contents 1965 - 1999
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1965 - 1977 Mines Department (also known as Department of Mines and Mining Department) VA 612
1977 - 1985 Department of Minerals and Energy VA 611
1985 - 1990 Department of Industry, Technology and Resources VA 2661
1990 - 1992 Department of Manufacturing and Industry Development VA 3012
1992 - 1995 Department of Energy and Minerals VA 3035
1995 - 1996 Department of Agriculture, Energy and Minerals VA 3744
1996 - 1999 Department of Natural Resources and the Environment VA 3972
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2002 - cont Department of Primary Industries VA 4563
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    The department has a reference library with an emphasis on earth sciences. Some reports were written by in-house geologists. Also included were presentations and articles of geological interest in scientific journals. Bibliographic details were noted on the index cards.

  • Function / Content
    Headings in the index include:
    Australia, general,
    Basins outside Australia,
    Bass Basin,
    Murray Basin,
    Otway Basin,
    Gippsland Basin,
    Victoria, general, Victoria, other,
    Engineering reports: Oil and Gas Division; General reports, A-Z Otway, Gippsland Basin, General reports.

    Content: geological, e.g., site surveys, geology of a region.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The index cards were arranged in alphabetical order by region and author.

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P0001 1965 - 1999 Open 1
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