State Government of New South Wales
The Metropolitan Hospitals and Charities Department was the name given to the Department of Charitable Institutions in 1911. It had responsibility for state hospitals and asylums for the infirm. It was amalgamated with the Office of the Director-General of Public Health, the forerunner of the Department of Public Health, in 1913.
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
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Metropolitan Hospitals and Charities Department', 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/1923.
Prepared by: Naomi Parry
Created: 7 May 2014, Last modified: 25 November 2014