Series VPRS 15673
Register of State Wildlife Reserves
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Date Range: Series 1907 - By 1989
  Series in Custody 1907 - 1989
  Contents 1907 - 1989
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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1907 - 1910 Public Works Department (previously the Department of the Commissioner of Public Works) VA 669
1910 - 1913 Department of Agriculture VA 618
1913 - 1973 Chief Secretary's Department VA 475
1973 - 1983 Ministry for Conservation VA 551
1983 - By 1989 Department of Conservation, Forests and Lands VA 1034
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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
    Refer to records directly and peruse the alphabetical index located at the front of the volume. This index is arranged by reserve name and provides reference to an allocated reserve number. The detailed entries in the rest of the volume are arranged numerically by the allocated number.

  • Function / Content
    This series was created by the Fisheries and Wildlife Division of the Chief Secretary's Department VA 475, Ministry for Conservation (VA 551) and its administrative successor Department of Conservation, Forests and Lands (VA 1034).

    The register served as a summary / inventory record of state Wildlife Reserves. It provided detailed information about the wildlife reserves established in 1950s.

    P1 consignment
    The Register contains following details:
    - name and number of the reserve
    - type: Game, Nature, Faunal Reserve; State Park
    - reference to relevant land file number
    - crown allotments
    - area
    - parish
    - date of purchase / proposed purchase
    - relevant section of the Land Act
    - L. C. C. - Land Conservation Council Recommendations
    - date and details of the gazettal

    P2 consignment:

    The p2 consignment consists of registers in regards to proposed wildlife reserves and wildlife reserves located within Victoria.

    An index is attached to the start or each register. The register is arranged in numerical order. Each Reserve,Proposed Reserve and Sanctuary was given a number. Locate the number within the tab register to view information on the reserve or sanctuary.

    Information that can befound in the register include:
    - Name of reserve/sanctuary
    - Type of Reserve/sanctuary
    - Area (the area the reserve/sanctuary covers)
    - Map of the area
    - Wildlife that can be found in the reserve.
    - If hunting is permitted
    - If the status of the reserve or sanctuary was revoked or retianed

    The p2 consignment contains the texts of notices placed in the Government Gazette regarding the designation and acquisition of these sites

  • Recordkeeping System
    The alphabetical index by reserve name is located at the front of the volume and provides reference to an allocated reserve number. Entries are then arranged in numerical order by the reserve number.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1981 - 1989 Open 1
P0002 1907 - 1982 Open 6
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