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New South Wales - Organisation

Health Commission (1973 - 1982)

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1973
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1982
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Government Department

The New South Wales Health Commission was a government department that was responsible for running hospitals and mental health institutions from 1973 until 1982. It replaced the Department of Public Health and was abolished when the Department of Health was created. In 2013, Health Commission records are controlled by the Department of Health.

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 1866 - 1888 Inspector of Public Charities
       1888 - 1911 Department of Charitable Institutions
             1911 - 1913 Metropolitan Hospitals and Charities Department
                   1913 - 1938 Office of the Director-General of Public Health
                         1938 - 1973 Department of Public Health
                               1973 - 1982 Health Commission
                                     1982 - Health Department

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Sources used to compile this entry: 'Crown Street Women's Hospital Guide', in State Records Authority of New South Wales website, State of New South Wales through the State Records Authority of NSW 2016, https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/archives/collections-and-research/guides-and-indexes/crown-street-womens-hospital-guide; 'Hospitals Commission of New South Wales', in State Records Authority of New South Wales website, State of New South Wales through the State Records Authority of NSW 2016, https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/agency/3067; 'Peat Island Centre', in State Records Authority of New South Wales website, State of New South Wales through the State Records Authority of NSW 2016, https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/agency/6426; Women's Hospital, Crown Street, State Records Authority of New South Wales website, State of New South Wales through the State Records Authority of NSW 2016. Also available at https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/agency/1219.

Prepared by: Naomi Parry