Series VPRS 2928
Executive Council Register Of Employment Applications
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Date Range: Series ? 1851 - ? 1857
  Series in Custody 1856 - 1857
  Contents 1856 - 1857
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1851 - 1857 Executive Council VA 2903
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1851 - cont Executive Council VA 2903
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  • Function / Content
    The Executive Council of Victoria, (VA 2903) currently comprising the Governor and Ministers of the Crown meets weekly for the formal exercise of the Governors executive authority. This Council has been given numerous specific powers under various Acts of Parliament. Between 1851 and 1855 the Governor as the executive arm of Government was not subject to parliamentary control with the Council then composed of the main appointed officers of the administration with the Governor.

    This series contains listings of the appointments made by the Governor-in-Council to official positions throughout Victoria. These appointments are summarised in VPRS 1098 Registers of Appointments. Details given are the dates of registration in both the Council and Colonial Secretarys Register, the Department for which the appointment was being made, the name of the applicant and the position and the date when the appointment was considered by the Executive Council. In some examples, details of remuneration and allowances are given.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Entries were each given a progressive number which loosely approximated to chronological order.

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