The Division of Mental Hygiene was established in 1945 as part of a restructure of the Public Health Department. It had responsibility for the Mental Deficiency Board as well as Lachlan Park and Millbrook Rise Psychopathic Hospitals.
1945 - 1956 Division of Mental Hygiene
1956 - 1963 Division of Mental Health
1963 - 1968 Division of Psychiatric Services
1968 - 1989 The Mental Health Services Commission
1989? - Mental Health Services
Sources used to compile this entry: Wettenhall, RL, A Guide to Tasmanian Government Administration, Platypus Publications, Hobart, 1968, 206 pp.
Prepared by: Caroline Evans
Created: 5 March 2013, Last modified: 18 March 2014