Series VPRS 8336
Notices to Mariners [Ports and Harbours Branch]
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Date Range: Series ? 1898 - 1986
  Series in Custody 1898 - 1986
  Contents 1898 - 1986
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
1898 - 1900 Department of Trade and Customs VA 606
1900 - 1983 Public Works Department (previously the Department of the Commissioner of Public Works) VA 669
1983 - 1986 Department of Transport (known as Ministry of Transport 1951 to 1992) VA 673
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1986 - 1995 Port of Melbourne Authority VA 1426
2003 - cont Port of Melbourne Corporation VA 4028
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    The contents of the bound volumes can be accessed via an alphabetically arranged location/subject index (eg. electric light, dredging, navigation, Apollo Bay, Geelong) found in front of each bound volume.

    System of Arrangement/Control

    Series: Chronologically arranged bound volumes (1898-1976) and copies of notices clipped together for each year (1976-1986).
    Contents: notices pasted in chronological sequence in the bound volumes for the period 1898-1976 and copies clipped together for each year 1976-1986.

    Contents/Function

    These notices providing navigation directions to mariners in Victorian water were originally issued by the Ports and Harbours Branch operating within the Department of Trade and Customs (VA 606) till 1900 and subsequently the Department of Public Works (VA 669) 1900-1983; and the Ministry of Transport (VA 8386) 1983-1986.

    Series Date Range

    It is not certain when the series commenced. However, it appears that the series ends in 1986 with the integration of the Ports and Harbours Division of the Public Works Department with Victoria's three port authorities at Melbourne, Geelong and Portland.

    The P1 consignment of the series consists of two bound volumes for the period 1898-1976 and loose copies of notices pinned together for each year (1

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P0001 1898 - 1986 Open 3
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