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Search Results for: Report

  1. Maroondah Reservoir Park:

    …alesville, no date.   Throughout the 1920s the Argus followed the dam’s progress, and on 26 August 1926 it reported that water had begun flowing into the dam, and the reservoir was filling rapidly.[18] The attractions of the area, including the dam’s construction, were also energetically promoted by the Healesville Tourist and Progress Association (established 1904), and in 1926 it suggested to the MMBW that the Maroondah Dam should be renam…

  2. The case of Peter Mungett:

    …a depot for the distribution of government rations was established at Bacchus Marsh. In the board’s first report of 1861, Maclean noted that the Aboriginal people in the neighbourhood of Bacchus Marsh spent much of their time ‘wandering about, generally in the vicinity of public houses. They occasionally sold a few fish, or wild fowl, and often performed corrobberys for the amusement of white spectators, after which one of the party c…

  3. From Mental Hygiene to Community Mental Health:

    …Record Office Victoria (PROV) as well as the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Annual Reports and the Department of Human Services. While a significant proportion of the Victorian State Government archives held by PROV which relate to policy development in psychiatric services over the last fifty years are closed to the public under the privacy provisions of Section 9 of the Public Records Act 1973, it is still possible…

  4. Supplementary report on the arrest of the Kelly gang for the police gazette

    VPRS 4965 Consignment P0 Unit 5 Item 15 Record 1 Document: Supplementary report re: The arrest of Ned Kelly and the death of Dan Kelly, Joe Byrne and Steve Hart 6/07/1880 Overview Dated the 06.07.1880, a week after the Glenrowan siege, this Supplementary Report was prepared for submission into the Police Gazette. It provides an update in regards to the Kelly Gang, as murderers of Constables Lonigan and Scanlon. Particulars of the offence were no…

  5. Police report on the killing of Martin Cherry

    VPRS 4965 Consignment P0 Unit 1 Item 9 Record 1 Document: Police report on the killing of Martin Cherry 06/07/1880 Overview This police report, written by Constable Bracken on the 6th of July 1880, is as interesting as it is important. Addressed to the Officer in Charge at Benalla, the report dispels the theory that Martin Cherry – a civilian present at the Glenrowan Inn – was shot by Ned Kelly. Bracken’s report, along with the…

  6. Chief Commissioner Standish reports re: pursuit of Kelly Gang

    VPRS 4969 Consignment P0 Unit 1 Item 22 Record 3 Document: Confidential report by CCP Standish report re: pursuit of the Kelly Gang 9/01/1879 Overview Only a month before the hold-up at Jerilderie, this report by Chief Commissioner Standish discusses the manner in which the search parties were conducted. In his report, Standish reveals possible tactics to be employed as a means of obtaining information regarding the outlaws. Transcript Image 79/…

  7. Rescuing the Regent Theatre

    …he National Estate. Submissions were received from individuals and groups around the country and the subsequent report recommended greater government involvement – to match the interest of the community – in issues of preservation.14 In Melbourne, 1973 was a tumultuous year in the preservation wars. When the Commercial Bank of Australia (CBA) announced that it intended to redevelop its building in Collins Street – which included…

  8. The Search for a Certain Cure:

    …n of Public Record Office Victoria. Taken as a whole, the surviving correspondence, transcripts of evidence and reports provide an exceptional insight into the committee’s workings as well as the broader nature and dimensions of the debate over drunkenness in late nineteenth century Victoria. They attest to the tireless efforts and growing influence that medical professionals and some social reformers exercised in changing understandings of…

  9. ‘In future, only female teachers’:

    …ission stations in colonial Victoria, the most commonly used material is that of missionaries (such as official reports as well as official and personal letters); Church bodies (such as official reports); the Board for the Protection of the Aborigines (such as minutes of meetings and official reports); and governmental Royal Commissions. Few historians have engaged deeply with Department of Education material available at PROV.[3] Yet in addition…

  10. Convicted and Neglected

    …this change, the Committee of Inspectors of Industrial Schools and Reformatory Schools stated in their 1880–81 report to parliament that they ‘… thought it necessary to have the office registers of the Industrial children re-written …’.[17] Sufficient evidence exists in these volumes to suggest that this began in October 1880. Large blue ticks were made on the histories in the original sequence of registers for the children still in care a…

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