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Search Results for: Report

  1. Maroondah Reservoir Park:

    …Metropolitan Board of Works, Melbourne, 1957, pp. 9 and 12, quoted in J McCann, ‘Melbourne Water Historic Places Report: A report of Melbourne Water and related places in the forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria’, prepared for the Australian Heritage Commission, Canberra, and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Melbourne, November 1993, pp. 77–78. [27] PROV, VPRS 8609/P6, unit 36, Minute Books: Water Supply Committee (18…

  2. The case of Peter Mungett:

    …and the prisoner accordingly remanded. 52 The Argus in its coverage of the trial, and the Herald in subsequent reports, did not refer to Peter’s understanding of the point in law being argued by his counsel and the case was duly referred to the Supreme Court of Victoria. Mungett’s plea of non-allegiance to the Queen Both the Herald and the Argus reported in some detail the serious legal questions surrounding Mungett’s plea of non-al…

  3. From Mental Hygiene to Community Mental Health:

    …th promotion to the mental health sphere. In 1993 the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission released its Report of the National Inquiry into Human Rights of the Mentally Ill. This report focused on the experiences of people with mental illness and reflected a widespread recognition that the treatment, rehabilitation and social participation of people with mental illness since the advent of deinstitutionalisation had been below the standar…

  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. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. Rescuing the Regent Theatre

    …e it is.29 Green commented that the Premier ‘would be prepared to reconsider his views if an appropriate report could be prepared’ regarding the two sites. After receiving reports from architect Sir Roy Grounds and other consultants, the Building Committee recommended in favour of the Snowden Gardens site. The Council finally gave its approval for the use of Snowden Gardens and the Premier formally announced the location of the new…

  8. The Search for a Certain Cure:

    …ommon sense’.[22] Dr John Creed, whose contribution to the committee was specially recognised in its final report, was well aware that such antagonisms might derail any possibility of serious reform. In June 1902, he advised the committee to distribute a progress report in order to ‘place non debatable matter before the public, get their confidence and be in a better position to speak strongly as to the cures’. He warned that sh…

  9. ‘In future, only female teachers’:

    …mission 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 additio…

  10. Convicted and Neglected

    …s by Mr HO Allan, Chief Clerk at the Department of Crown Lands and Survey, included in the 1917 Royal Commission report on the State Public Service.[22] This report for the Royal Commission provided an overview and assessment of all the main recordkeeping systems used by the key Victorian Government departments of the time. Allan was scathing in his description of the recordkeeping systems in place within the Department of Neglected Children, whi…

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