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Organisation Department of Health and Community Services [I] (1987 - 1995)
Northern Territory Government
- Government Agency and Government Department
The Department of Health and Community Services [l] began in 1987 when health and community services, which had been the responsibility of two different departments, were brought together.
In 1995 health functions were separated again when the Territory Health Services was established. The two functions came together again in 2001 and a second version of the Department of Health and Community Services was formed.
1910 - 1928 Northern Territory Aboriginals Department
1928 - 1930 Health and Aboriginals Branch, Northern Territory Administration
1931 - 1939 Medical Services, Health and Aboriginals Branch
1930 - 1959 State Children's Council, Northern Territory
1939 - 1955 Native Affairs Branch
1955 - 1970 Welfare Branch, Northern Territory Administration
1970 - 1972 Welfare Division, Northern Territory Administration
1972 - 1990 Department of Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Territory Division
1974 - 1977 Community Welfare Section, Department of the Northern Territory [l]
1939 - 1978 Department of Health, Northern Territory Divisional Office
1977 Department of Community Services
1977 - 1978 Department of Community and Social Development
1977 - 1978 Department of Resources and Health
1978 - 1987 Department of Community Development
1978 - 1987 Department of Health
1987 - 1995 Department of Health and Community Services [I]
1995 - 2001 Territory Health Services
2001 - 2008 Department of Health and Community Services [II]
2008 - 2010 Department of Health and Families
2011 - Department of Health
2011 - Department of Children and Families
Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George
Created: 27 June 2011, Last modified: 12 June 2012