Agency VA 3092
Department of Health and Community Services
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Date Range: 1992 - 1996
 
Description of this AgencyDescription of this Agency
Following significant machinery of government changes after the election of the first Kennett Government in October 1992, the Department of Health and Community Services was established by Administrative Arrangements Order No.114. The Department of Health and Community Services assumed all functions from:

the Department of Community Services (VA 2633) including the Office of Pre-School and Child Care;

the Department of Health II (VA 2695);

the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and

the Older Person's Planning Office from the previous Ministry of Ethnic, Municipal and Community Affairs (VA 3015).

Following significant machinery of government changes after the re-election of the Kennett Government in April 1996, the Department of Health and Community Services was abolished. All functions were transferred to the Department of Human Services (VA 3970) on 3 April 1996 under Administrative Arrangements Order No.150.

Location of Records

The Public Record Office holds few records of the Department. Records in custody are listed below.

 
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? 1893 - ? 2004 Ward Term Expiry Books (also known as Ward Birthday Books) VPRS 17880 North Melbourne Part Open
? 1951 - 1998 Residential Institutions, Building Records, Site Maps and Plans VPRS 17986 North Melbourne Open
1927 - 1995 Maternal and Child Health Service (Infant Welfare) Photographic Collection VPRS 16682 North Melbourne Open
1927 - 1995 Maternal and Child Health Services (Infant Welfare) Reports VPRS 16683 North Melbourne Open
1970 - 1995 Admission Index Cards Alcohol and Drug Services VPRS 18381 North Melbourne Closed
1975 - 1998 Departmental Children's Homes Files VPRS 18072 North Melbourne Part Open
1975 - 2001 Voluntary Children's Homes Files VPRS 18069 North Melbourne Part Open
1983 - 1993 Psychiatric Services Hospital Administration Files (Head Office) VPRS 8827 North Melbourne Closed
1983 - 1993 Psychiatric Programs Policy (General Correspondence) Files VPRS 8828 North Melbourne Part Open
1990 - 1996 Trainee Management Forms and Procedures (Sample Only) VPRS 17948 North Melbourne Open
1991 - 1994 Electronic File Register and Index (Computer Output Indexes to VPRS 8827 and VPRS 8828) VPRS 8826 North Melbourne Open
1991 - 1998 General Correspondence Files, Annual Single Number VPRS 17941 North Melbourne Closed
1992 - 2007 Child Protection Case Files, Client and Services Information System, CASIS, [Children, Youth and Families Division] VPRS 16713 North Melbourne Closed
Circa 1930 - 2009 Maternal and Child Health Services (Infant Welfare) Publications and Resources VPRS 16684 North Melbourne Open
Functions for which this Agency has or has had primary responsibilityFunctions for which this Agency has or has had primary responsibility
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1992 - 1996 Health, public (infant and maternal) VF 248
1992 - 1996 Domiciliary care services VF 247
1992 - 1996 Physical and sensory disability services VF 250
1992 - 1996 Welfare, maternal and child VF 500
1992 - 1996 Hospitals and charities VF 67
1992 - 1996 Welfare services VF 252
1992 - 1996 Probation and parole services (youth) VF 93
1992 - 1996 Health, mental VF 128
1992 - 1996 Child maintenance (financial allowances for) VF 424
1992 - 1996 Juvenile delinquents, detention and welfare of VF 450
1992 - 1996 Welfare services (pre-school children) VF 251
1992 - 1996 Health, public VF 125
1992 - 1996 Intellectual disability services VF 249
Functions for which this Agency has or has had secondary responsibilityFunctions for which this Agency has or has had secondary responsibility
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1992 - 1996 Cemeteries VF 28
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1992 - 1993 Office of Psychiatric Services VA 2837
1992 - 1993 Nunawading Youth Residential Centre (also known as Nunawading Youth Training Centre) VA 5214
1992 - 1993 Turana Youth Training Centre (previously known as Turana Reception Centre 1955-1968; Turana Juvenile School 1957-1962) VA 971
1992 - 1995 Gresswell Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre (previously Gresswell Tuberculosis Sanatorium 1933-1970) VA 5077
1992 - 1995 Smith Street Clinic VA 5092
1992 - 1996 Hamilton Base Hospital VA 1268
1992 - 1996 Mental Health Review Board VA 2932
1992 - 1996 Aboriginal Affairs, Victoria (known as Department of Aboriginal Affairs 1991-1992) VA 3101
1992 - 1996 Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre (previously known as Malmsbury Youth Training Centre 1965-1993; Malmsbury Juvenile Justice Centre 1993-2007) (Education Centre No.4958) ) VA 3960
1993 - 1996 Melbourne Youth Justice Centre (part of the Parkville Youth Justice Precinct from 2009-ct) (previously Melbourne Juvenile Justice Centre 1993-2007) VA 5086
1994 - 1996 Terang and Mortlake Health Service VA 4718
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1992 - 1996 Health VRG 39
1992 - 1996 Aboriginal Affairs VRG 58
1992 - 1996 Community Services VRG 80