Series VPRS 14853
Annual Reports
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Date Range: Series 1919 - 1984
  Series in Custody 1956 - 1984
  Contents 1956 - 1984
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1919 - 1983 Department of State Forests (Forests Commission) VA 534
1983 - 1984 Department of Conservation, Forests and Lands VA 1034
Agency currently responsible for this SeriesAgency currently responsible for this Series
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2002 - cont Department of Sustainability and Environment VA 4554
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    Consult the relevant years for the reports that are arranged in chronological order.

  • Function / Content
    The annual report provides an account of the activities and financial statements of the Forests Commission Victoria for the particular financial year. The preparation of the report and its tabling before both Houses of Parliament is required under section 35 of the Forests Act 1958 (No. 6254). In particular, the document should be
    (a) a report of its proceedings during the financial year with respect to-
    - the demarcation of State forests by survey, including the character, quality and valuation of timber
    - the renewal and improvement of State forests
    - working plans
    - the protection of State forests from fire, animals, pests and other causes of damage
    - the planting and sowing of State forests
    - the utilization, development and marketing of forest produce (including by-products) and
    - the training and instruction of persons appointed or employed by the Commission including cadets, trainees, apprentices, workmen and labourers
    (b) a financial statement for the year
    (c) estimates for the ensuing year of the principal forest works proposed to be undertaken and of the moneys likely to be required for carrying into effect the provisions of the Act
    (d) a statement with respect to such other matters as are prescribed.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The annual reports are arranged in chronological order.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1956 - 1984 Open 1
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