Series VPRS 18249
Subject Files
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Date Range: Series 1951 - 2006
  Series in Custody 1951 - 2006
  Contents 1916 - 2006
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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1951 - 1995 Gas and Fuel Corporation VA 1040
1995 - 2006 Office of the Administrator VA 4086
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1995 - cont Office of the Administrator VA 4086
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  • Function / Content
    The files record the operations of the Gas and Fuel Corporation of Victoria, from 1 July 1951 when it commenced commercial operations. Key developments of the Gas and Fuel Corporation included: construction of the Lurgi Gas Plant at Morwell, introduction of new gas-making material and technology, consolidation and rationalisation of the Victorian Gas Industry, construction of pipelines, development of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Tempered Liquefied Petroleum markets, Natural Gas pipeline construction, appliance conversions, transmission and distribution, exploration for further Natural Gas reserves.

    The files main subjects cover Gas and Fuel Corporation Board, ESSO / BHP, Gas Industry Reform, Gas Fitting Review, Government, Health and Safety, Incident Management, Industrial Relations, Information Management, Legal, Longford Explosion, Marketing and Advertising, Policy and Procedures, Property, Petroleum Resources Rent Tax, Reports and Tariffs.

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    This is an artificially created series. Record keeping system is subject to further research.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1916 - 2006 Open 496
R0001 1973 - 1995 Open 1
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