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Tasmania - Organisation

Division of Mental Hygiene (1945 - 1956)

From
1945
To
1956
Categories
Government Agency

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.

Timeline

 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

Related Organisations

Publications

Books

  • Wettenhall, RL, A Guide to Tasmanian Government Administration, Platypus Publications, Hobart, 1968, 206 pp. Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Wettenhall, RL, A Guide to Tasmanian Government Administration, Platypus Publications, Hobart, 1968, 206 pp.

Prepared by: Caroline Evans